NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine.
Honorary Speciality Registrar in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
MBBS | MA (Cantab) | PhD | MRCP(UK) | FRCA | FFICM
Romit qualified from University of Cambridge and Imperial College School of Medicine. After foundation training he completed a core medical rotation at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and was a Registrar in acute medicine in the East of England Deanery. Following a year of critical care at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia, he transferred to anaesthetic and intensive care training in the East of England. Romit completed his PhD investigating how we can use bioinfomatics to better understand biology ad develop new therapies for critically ill patients in 2021, and was appointed to an NIHR Clinical Lectureship.
- Investigating the way in which patients are mechanically ventilated in critical care units, using mathematical modelling of “big data” to inform quality improvement interventions.
- Using mathematical techniques to detect the presence endotypes within critical illness syndromes.
Keywords: ventilation, critical care, patient outcomes, quality improvement, AHRF
Publications: see Critical Care Group Publications
Siegers JY, Novakovic B, Hulme KD, Marshall R, Bloxham CJ, Thomas WG, Reichelt ME, Leijten L, van Run P, Knox K, Sokolowski KA, Tse BWC, Chew KY, Christ AN, Howe G, Bruxner TJC, Karolyi M, Pawelka E, Koch RM, Bellmann-Weiler R, Burkert F, Weiss G, Samanta RJ, Openshaw PJM, Bielefeldt-Ohmann H, van Riel D, Short KR. A high fat diet increases influenza A virus-associated cardiovascular damage. J Infect Dis 2020, in press.
Samanta RJ, Summers C. Translational research in intensive care: Novel approaches for drug development and personalised medicine. Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2019; 40:687-698
Samanta R, Vickery B, Valchanov K. Remifentanil and Acute Pain After Cardiac Surgery. Anaesthesia 2016
Samanta R. Trainee-Led Quality Improvement. RCP Commentary, Aug 2015 p.8
Webb S, Samanta R. Angiotensin–neprilysin inhibition versus enalapril in heart failure. Intensive Care Monitor 2015:22(1) 4-5
Samanta R, Shoukrey K, Griffiths R. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Anaesthesia. Anaesthesia 2011:66 1146-1159.
Samanta R, Davies S, Griffiths W. Education and Imaging, Hepatobilary and Pancreatic: Idiopathic Portal Hypertension. Journal Of Gastroenterolgy and Hepatology. 2009 Oct;24(10):169
Snapshot of Romit’s work