Stephen Nicholls

Monash Health & Monash University

Stephen Nicholls is Program Director of Monash Heart, Intensive Care and the Victorian Heart Hospital at Monash Health and Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Victorian Heart Institute at Monash University. He is a preventive cardiologist, whose research interests span the translational spectrum with a focus on the impact of metabolic risk factors on atherosclerosis, plaque imaging, leadership of clinical trials of novel therapies and development of research acceleration platforms to deliver research discovery to impact. His research output includes having received more than $165M in funding and published more than 1160 peer reviewed manuscripts, book chapters and conference proceedings. He is President of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Past-President of the Australian Atherosclerosis Society and Founding Chair of the Asia Pacific Cardiometabolic Consortium. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, has received research prizes from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand and the European Atherosclerosis Society and has been recognised by Clarivate as one of the World’s Most Influential Researchers in Clinical Medicine.