About James Leiper
James Leiper is Professor of Molecular Medicine in the Institute for Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences at the University of Glasgow. Originally trained in molecular biology at the MRC Clinical Research Centre, James became interested in cardiovascular physiology whilst working at the Centre for Clinical Pharmacology at UCL and continued this work after taking up a position as Programme Leader at the MRC Laboratory for Medical Sciences.
He has undertaken internationally leading research in the field of vascular physiology and his work had led to the creation of a new biotechnology company focused on developing new medicines for the treatment of sepsis.
Professor Leiper will be based at the BHF for most of the week but will continue his research at the University of Glasgow.