Dr. Benjamin Scirica graduated from Harvard Medical School and trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He has a Master's of Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. He is currently an Investigator at the TIMI Study Group (an academic research organization based at Brigham and Women's Hospital that has performed over 50 clinical trials in atherosclerotic heart disease), an attending cardiologist and Director of Quality Initiatives in the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
His research interests center on the identification and application of novel cardiac biomarkers and electrocardiographic techniques. He is the Director of the TIMI ECG Core Laboratory, which had analyzed over 20,000 continuous and static ECGs from multiple trials in acute coronary syndromes including the ExTRACT-TIMI 25, CLARITY-TIMI 28, DISPERSE2, PLATO, and MERLIN-TIMI 36 trials. He is Principal Investigator of AVANT GARDE-TIMI 43 trial and Co-investigator of MERLIN-TIMI 36 trial, TRA 2Pº-TIMI 50 trials, and SAVOR-TIMI 53.
Dr. Scirica has authored or co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed articles, serves the on Editorial Board of ACCEL, and is a reviewer for multiple journals including Lancet, Circulation, and JACC. He practices general cardiology in the Cardiac Care Unit, cardiology in-patient service, and the Watkins Cardiovascular Clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.