Dr Dimitri Mikhailidis is Academic Head, Reader and Honorary Consultant in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Free Hospital campus, University College London Medical School, University College London (UCL), UK. He also holds a joint appointment with the Academic Department of Surgery at the Royal Free, and is a Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen, Scotland). His clinical interest is vascular disease prevention, and his research interests are dyslipidaemias and thrombosis. He is a former Wellcome Trust fellow and has supervised 13 doctoral students (University of London).
Dr Mikhailidis has 657 entries on MEDLINE and over 8,300 citations listed in the ISI index. He is editor-in-chief of several journals including Current Medical Research and Opinion, Current Vascular Pharmacology and Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets. He has participated in several guideline committees. He is a member of the nucleus group for peripheral arterial disease, European Society of Cardiology.