Dr. M. Tarique Hussain graduated from Queens’ College, University of Cambridge (UK) where he was elected as a Queens’ college scholar for his academic achievements. He undertook cardiology fellowships at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (UK) and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow (UK). He further underwent advanced cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and cardiac computed tomography training (CT) at King’s College London, where he completed his doctoral degree (PhD) in Imaging Sciences. His thesis was on the subject of magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric coronary vasculopathy with a special focus on post-transplant coronary vasculopathy and aortic correlates of coronary disease.
Since then, Dr. Hussain continued to work as an academic senior lecturer and staff pediatric cardiologist with an interest in clinical cardiac imaging (including X-ray angiography; MRI, CT and echocardiography). During this time he has been prolific in his research work and has been internationally acclaimed for his use of cutting edge technology to improve the healthcare of children (e.g. BBC Breakfast, BBC News online, Telegraph).
Dr. Hussain moved to UT Southwestern in 2015 to take up the position of director of congenital cardiac magnetic resonance imaging at Children's Medical Center. His current research interests are in congenital heart disease, heart transplantation and cardiomyopathies. Since moving to this position at UTSW, Dr Hussain has built a clinical cardiac imaging program and research team (including post-doctoral students, training fellows, collaborators and peers). He continued to secure and manage grant-funded research as principal investigator (including NSF funding) and has mentored numerous trainees and junior faculty. His work in interventional cardiac MRI, three-dimenesional imaging and computational modelling continues to receive international recognition.
- Medical School
- University of Cambridge (1999), Medicine
- University of Cambridge (2001), General Surgery
- Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2003), Pediatrics
- Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, United Kingdom (2003), Pediatric Cardiology
- Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2006), Pediatrics
- Glenfield Hospital (2006), Pediatric Cardiology
- Royal Hospital for Sick Children (2008), Pediatric Cardiology
- Assessment of ventriculo-arterial coupling in congenital and acquired heart disease
- Cardiac MRI for improved vascular imaging
- Implementation of new cardiac imaging technologies to improve patient care and well-being
- Use of 3D printing techniques in pediatric cardiology
- 3D advanced imaging overlay with rapid registration in CHD to reduce radiation and assist cardiac catheterisation interventions.
- Arar Y, Reddy SRV, Kim H, Dimas VV, Zellers TM, Abou Zahr R, Vamsee R, Greer JS, Tandon A, Pontiki A, Dillenbeck J, Zabala L, Greil G, Nugent AW, Hussain T, Cardiol Young 2020 Apr 1-7
- Invasive cardiovascular magnetic resonance (iCMR) for diagnostic right and left heart catheterization using an MR-conditional guidewire and passive visualization in congenital heart disease.
- Veeram Reddy SR, Arar Y, Zahr RA, Gooty V, Hernandez J, Potersnak A, Douglas P, Blair Z, Greer JS, Roujol S, Forte MNV, Greil G, Nugent AW, Hussain T, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2020 Mar 22 1 20
- Monitoring of cardiovascular physiology augmented by a patient-specific biomechanical model during general anesthesia. A proof of concept study.
- Le Gall A, Vallée F, Pushparajah K, Hussain T, Mebazaa A, Chapelle D, Gayat É, Chabiniok R, PLoS One 2020 15 5 e0232830
- Dobutamine stress testing in patients with Fontan circulation augmented by biomechanical modeling.
- Ruijsink B, Zugaj K, Wong J, Pushparajah K, Hussain T, Moireau P, Razavi R, Chapelle D, Chabiniok R, PLoS One 2020 15 2 e0229015
- Creating three dimensional models of the right ventricular outflow tract: influence of contrast, sequence, operator, and threshold.
- Burkhardt BEU, Brown NK, Carberry JE, Velasco Forte MN, Byrne N, Greil G, Hussain T, Tandon A, Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Nov 35 11 2067-2076
- Feasibility of real-time cine cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to predict the presence of significant retrosternal adhesions prior to redo-sternotomy.
- Abou Zahr R, Gooty V, Tandon A, Greil G, Pirolli T, Davies R, Jaquiss R, Ramaciotti C, Hussain T, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2019 Oct 21 1 67
- Pediatric heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia patients have locally increased aortic pulse wave velocity and wall thickness at the aortic root.
- Tran A, Burkhardt B, Tandon A, Blumenschein S, van Engelen A, Cecelja M, Zhang S, Uribe S, Mura J, Greil G, Hussain T, Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Jun
- Living the heart in three dimensions: applications of 3D printing in CHD.
- Forte MNV, Hussain T, Roest A, Gomez G, Jongbloed M, Simpson J, Pushparajah K, Byrne N, Valverde I, Cardiol Young 2019 Jun 29 6 733-743
- Virtual reality for preoperative planning in large ventricular septal defects.
- Mendez A, Hussain T, Hosseinpour AR, Valverde I, Eur Heart J 2019 04 40 13 1092
- Visualization of coronary arteries in paediatric patients using whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance angiography: comparison of image-navigation and the standard approach for respiratory motion compensation.
- Velasco Forte MN, Valverde I, Prabhu N, Correia T, Narayan SA, Bell A, Mathur S, Razavi R, Hussain T, Pushparajah K, Henningsson M, J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2019 02 21 1 13
Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. In Plein S, Greenwood J, Ridgway J. eds. Cardiovascular MR Manual.
Hussain T, Rhode K, Greil GF. (2011). London: Springer-Verlay.
MRI Guidance of Cardiac Applications. In Kahn T, Busse H. eds. Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Hussain T, Valverde I, Razavi R, Schaeffter T. (2012). Springer
Kirk R, Dipchand A, Rosenthal D, Kirklin J, eds. ISHLT Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Heart Failure (ISHLT MONOGRAPH SERIES Book 8).
Hussain T (Contributing author for the Imaging Section) (2014).
Kawasaki Disease. In Skin and the Heart
Gooty V.D., Sharma K., Hussain T (2021). Cham, Switzerland, Springer
3D Printing and Holography. In Multimodality Imaging Innovations In Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Velasco Forte MN, Hussain T, Vamsee R and Valverde I (2021). Cham, Switzerland, Springer
Honors & Awards
- Pohost Runner-Up Award for Best Article of 2020
- Best Poster Award
CSI (Catheter Interventions in Congenital and Structural Heart Disease), Frankfurt (2019)
- Best Research Award
PICS Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego (2019)
- Exposition 2nd place award
Mentor for University of Texas Design Undergraduate Computer Science Exposition Senior Project (2018)
- Outstanding Scientist Award
Neoheart Conference, Fort Worth, Texas (2018)
- Top abstract winner, Robotic Technology and Virtual Reality category
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (2018)
- Mimics Innovation Award 2nd Place, Americas Region
Materialise Annual Innovation Conference Brussels, Belgium (2017)
- Quality and Safety Improvement Award
Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Trust (2014)
- Magna cum Laude Award
International Society for Magenetic Resonanace in Medicine, International Meeting (2012)
- Madeleine Steel Foundation Fellowship Award
- Queen's College Scholar
Queen's College, University of Cambridge (1997)
- Memebr, Virtual Physiological Human Institute (2020)
- Fellow, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) (2019)
- Member, International Society of Magnetic Resonance In Medicine (2018)
- Member, American Heart Association (2015)
- Member, SCMR Working Group, Pediatric Cardiology (2013-2020)
- Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (MRCPS, Glasgow) (2007)
- Member, British Congenital Cardiac Association (2006-2015)