Elved B Roberts is a final year Specialist Registrar in Cardiology at the Liverpool Cardiothoracic Centre. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Chester and lectures at post-graduate level in Cardiovascular physiology and Cardiology. He is currently involved with research projects on intravascular ultrasound, coronary lesion characteristics, and exercise physiology. Dr Roberts graduated from the University of Liverpool School of Medicine in 1993. He trained in General Internal Medicine in Liverpool, North Wales, and Manchester before being appointed as a Research Fellow at the Royal Free Hospital/University College London.