Professor Juan Pablo-Casas qualified in Medicine in 1999 and continued to train in cardiovascular science. In the UK, he worked initially as a Clinical Research Fellow in the Centre for Clinical Pharmacology at UCL and joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSTHM) in April 2005. Since April 2009 he split his time between the LSTHM and the University College London (UCL). At LSTHM, he works as co-director of the British Women’s Heart & Health Study and Deputy Co-ordinator editor of the Cochrane Heart Group. At UCL, he works as a Reader in Genetic Epidemiology at the Institute of Cardiovascular Science.

Juan’s major interest is in disease aetiology in non-communicable disease with focus on cardiovascular disease and pre-eclampsia.