Gilbert Thompson is Emeritus Professor in Clinical Lipidology at the Hammersmith Campus of Imperial College London. He is a Past Chairman of the British Atherosclerosis Society, the British Hyperlipidaemia Association and the Forum on Lipids in Clinical Medicine of the Royal Society of Medicine and is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Atherosclerosis Society. He was the first Editor of Current Opinion in Lipidology and is the author of seven books, 26 chapters and more than 300 papers, mainly in the field of lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis. He is married with four children, two of whom are doctors, and lives in London and Hampshire. He ran in the London and New York Marathons in 1994 and his hobbies include hill walking and fly fishing.
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Nobel Prizes that Changed Medicine
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