University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Director of the Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science at the University of Liverpool and
Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital
Professor Lip, MD, is Price-Evans Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the University of Liverpool, UK
– and Director of the Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science at the University of Liverpool and
Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital. He is also Distinguished Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark;
and Adjunct Professor at Seoul National University and Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
Half of his time is spent as a clinical cardiologist, including outpatient clinics (leading large
atrial fibrillation and hypertension specialist services) and acute cardiology.
Professor Lip has had a major interest into the epidemiology of atrial fibrillation (AF), as well as
the pathophysiology of thromboembolism in this arrhythmia. Furthermore, he has been researching stroke
and bleeding risk factors, and improvements in clinical risk stratification.