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Peter Libby, MD

Boston, Massachusetts

Peter Libby, MD



As a cardiovascular specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Peter Libby holds the Mallinckrodt Professorship of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His areas of clinical expertise include general and preventive cardiology, and his current major research focus is the role of inflammation in vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis. Dr. Libby has a particular devotion to translating laboratory studies to pilot large-scale clinical cardiovascular outcome trials.

Education and Training

  • Cardiology Fellowship, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now Brigham and Women's Hospital), 1980
  • Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1979
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital  and Harvard Medical School, 1976
  • Medical Degree, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 1973

Professional Highlights

  • Laureate, Ernst Jung Gold Medal for Medicine, 2016
  • Consulting Editor of The Year, Circulation Research, 2015
  • High Citation Award, Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 2015
  • Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1998-2014
  • Special Award, Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, 2014
  • Anitschkow Prize in Atherosclerosis Research, European Atherosclerosis Society, 2013
  • Gold Medal, European Society of Cardiology, 2011
  • Basic Research Prize, American Heart Association, 2011


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