Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston (United States of America)
Peter Libby, MD, is a cardiovascular specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and holds the Mallinckrodt Professorship of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He actively practices general and preventive cardiology and vascular medicine. His current major research focus is the role of inflammation in vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis. He conducts basic and translational research in cardiovascular diseases focusing on inflammatory aspects and vascular biology. Dr. Libby has a particular devotion to translate his basic laboratory studies to pilot and then large-scale clinical cardiovascular outcome trials.
Dr. Libby has received numerous awards and recognitions for his research accomplishments, and has received a number of lifetime achievement awards from various organizations.