LJMU Professor Gregory Lip, MD, has been awarded the 2023 Distinguished Scientist Award (Clinical) by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in honour of contributions to the cardiovascular profession.
He has collaborated across disciplines at LJMU with data scientists, sport scientists, pharmacy and nursing researchers, including projects repurposing heart drugs with Ivan Olier and Sandra Ortega-Martorell and on the much-publicised supermarket trolley heart screening research with Professor Ian Jones.
Professor Lip is also the Director of the Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science, a research collaboration of clinical and academic experts from Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, and Liverpool Health Partners.
“It is an honour to recognise Gregory Y. H. Lip, MD, FACC, with the Distinguished Scientist Award-Clinical Domain,” said ACC President Edward T. A. Fry, MD, FACC.
“Professor Lip has made exceptional contributions to the field of cardiovascular medicine, helping to further the ACC’s mission to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.”
The Distinguished Scientist Award-Clinical Domain is awarded to a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology who has made major scientific contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of cardiovascular disease. The award is given to three recipients; one in each the basic, clinical and translational domains.