Dipak Ramji is Professor of Cardiovascular Science at the School of Biosciences in Cardiff University. He is also Deputy Head of the Biomedicine Division and Postgraduate Division Lead for Biomedicine in the School of Biosciences. He received his BSc (Hons) degree (Biochemistry) and his PhD (Molecular Biology) from the University of Leeds. This was followed by post-doctoral research at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg) and the Istituto di Ricerche di Biologia Molecolare P. Angeletti (Rome) with fellowships from the Royal Society and the EU. His current research is focused on understanding how natural products regulate cellular processes in heart disease with the goal of attaining deeper mechanistic insight and identifying preventative/therapeutic agents. He has published over 150 research articles (h index 37 and i10 index 72 with over 7100 citations). He is an Editorial Board member of 16 international journals; regular organising committee member, speaker and track/session chair at international conferences on heart disease; involved in grant evaluation for over 20 organisations; and supervised over 25 PhD students.
Atherosclerosis; Inflammation; Cardiovascular Disease; Cytokines; Nutraceuticals