Fadi Charchar

Dean, Graduate Studies
Emeritus Professor Robert HT Smith Professor and Personal Chair

Areas of expertise

  • Cardiovascular disease and research
  • Genomics
  • High blood pressure
  • Sex chromosomes
  • Sex differences
  • Genetics of common disease
  • Epigenetics
  • Exercise genomics
  • Telomeres

Contact details

Email: Fadi Charchar
Phone: 03 5327 6098
Campus: Mt Helen Campus


Fadi is the head of the L. E. W. Carty Cardiovascular Genomics laboratory and holds the Robert HT Smith Chair in Cardiovascular Genomics at Federation University Australia. He is also an adjunct Research Fellow within the Department of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, and Visiting Chair at the University of Leicester, England. Fadi's research focuses on the molecular genetics of cardiovascular disease. His research program has attracted funding from the NHMRC, L. E. W. Carty Foundation and the National Heart Foundation. He has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship, a Howard Florey Centenary Research Fellowship, British Heart Foundation Lectureship and the Okamoto prize for research. He is the author of many studies that have contributed to the molecular understanding of cardiovascular disease.

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