Professor Dr. Chim Choy Lang
Professor of Cardiology and Head of Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Dundee
Professor Lang is a consultant cardiologist and clinical pharmacologist and Professor of Cardiology and Head of the Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine at University of Dundee. He trained in both cardiology and clinical pharmacology in the UK and in the USA, where he was a Merck Fellow at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, and a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University, New York. He was formerly the Professor of Cardiology and Deputy Dean for Research at the Faculty of Medicine at University of Malaya. While at University of Malaya, he was the founding Director of the award winning Clinical Investigation Centre at University of Malaya
His patient-oriented research takes a multidisciplinary approach to the understanding of the pathophysiology of heart failure and cardio-metabolic diseases. He leads an integrated cardiovascular research laboratory dedicated to translational research and in the development of biomarkers and novel treatment strategies in patients with cardiovascular diseases. He has raised or contributed to raising more than GBP30 million of grant income including major grants from the most competitive sources including the British Heart Foundation and the European Commission.
Professor Lang has published more than 300 papers and has an H-index of 54 (Scopus) and 64 (Google Scholar). He is and has been involved in the editorial boards of several scientific journals including Cardiovascular Therapeutics (Joint Editor-in-Chief), Heart (Associate Editor), Clinical Science (Associate Editor) and Current Clinical Pharmacology. He is Chair of the Heart Failure Working Group of NHS Tayside.