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Personal profile

Teaching

Full contribution to teaching in Dundee, especially cardiology and clinical pharmacology. Member of Undergraduate Medical School Assessment Committee. External undergraduate examinerships (National University of Singapore, University of Malaya, International Medical University, Malaysia, National University of Malaysia). Supervisor of 25 MD/PhDs personally. External examiner for MD (Universities of Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow)

Biography

Professor Lang is a consultant cardiologist and clinical pharmacologist and Professor of Cardiology at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, United Kingdom. He trained in both cardiology and clinical pharmacology in the United Kingdom and in the United States where he was a Merck International Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville and a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University, New York. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh and the American College of Cardiology.

Research

His research takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the understanding of the pathophysiology and pharmacogenetics of cardiovascular diseases and to the development of treatment strategies in patients with cardiovascular diseases. He leads an integrated cardiovascular research laboratory dedicated and equipped to the study of cardiac and vasomotor regulation. These techniques are applied towards translational research and in the development of biomarkers and novel treatment strategies in patients with cardiovascular diseases. Prof Lang is the Work Package Lead for the validation cohort for the FP-7 funded BIOSTAT-CHF study that aims optimize the treatment of heart failure for each individual using information from genomics and proteomics. A wide range of funding bodies including the British Heart Foundation, MRC, Chief Scientist Office, Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland, Tenovus and the European commission Seventh Framework Programme (FP-7) funds his research. 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Medicine, University of Dundee

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Dundee

Bachelor of Science, University of Dundee

Keywords

  • RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
  • Cardiology

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Projects 2013 2024

Research Output 1985 2019

63 Downloads (Pure)

Allopurinol treatment adversely impacts left ventricular mass regression in patients with well-controlled hypertension

Gingles, C., Symon, R., Gandy, S., Struthers, A., Houston, G., MacDonald, T., Lang, C., Donnan, P. & George, J., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Hypertension. 37, 12, p. 2481-2489 9 p.

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Allopurinol
Hypertension
Placebos
Oxidative Stress
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
4 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Metformin on Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease without Diabetes: The MET-REMODEL Trial

Mohan, M., Al-Talabany, S., McKinnie, A., Mordi, I., Singh, J., Gandy, S., Baig, F., Hussain, M. S. ., Bhalraam, U., Khan, F., Choy, A., Matthew, S., Houston, G., Struthers, A., George, J. & Lang, C. C., 1 Nov 2019, In : European Heart Journal. 40, 41, p. 3409-3417 9 p.

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Metformin
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Coronary Artery Disease
Randomized Controlled Trials
Insulin Resistance
2 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Chromosome 9p21 with Subsequent Coronary Heart Disease events: A GENIUS-CHD study of individual participant data

Schmidt, A. F., Lang, C., Tragante, V., McCubrey, R. O., Holmes, M. V., Howe, L. J., Direk, K., Akerblom, A., Leander, K., Virani, S. S., Kaminski, K. A., Muehischlegel, J. D., Dube, M-P., Allayee, H., Almgren, P., Alver, M., Baranova, E. V., Behlouli, H., Boeckx, B., Braund, P. S. & 30 others, Breitling, L. P., Delgado, G. E., Duarte, N. E., Dufresne, L., Eriksson, N., Foco, L., Gijsberts, C. M., Gong, Y., Hartiala, J., heydarpour, M., Hubacek, J. A., Kleber, M., Kofink, D., Kuukasjarvi, P., Lee, V-V., Leiherer, A., Lenzini, P. A., Levin, D., Lyytikäinen, L-P., Martinelli, N., Mons, U., Nelson, C. P., Nikus, K., Pilbrow, A. P., Ploski, R., Mordi, I. R., Patel, R. S., Muhlestein, J. B., Newton-Cheh, C. & Pitha, J., Apr 2019, In : Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine. 12, 4, p. 161-172 12 p.

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Coronary Disease
Chromosomes
Atherosclerotic Plaques
Disease Progression
Meta-Analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Bio-adrenomedullin as a marker of congestion in patients with new-onset and worsening heart failure

ter Maaten, J. M., Kremer, D., Demissei, B., Struck, J., Bergmann, A., Anker, S. D., Ng, L. L., Dickstein, K., Metra, M., Samani, N. J., Romaine, S. P. R., Cleland, J. G. F., Girerd, N., Lang, C., van Veldhuisen, D. J. & Voors, A. A., 20 Jun 2019, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 21, 6, p. 732-743 12 p.

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Adrenomedullin
Heart Failure
Edema
Venous Pressure
Hepatomegaly
5 Downloads (Pure)

Cardiovascular Effects of Switching from Tobacco Cigarettes to Electronic Cigarettes

George, J., Hussain, M., Vadiveloo, T., Ireland, S., Hopkinson, P., Struthers, A. D., Donnan, P. T., Khan, F. & Lang, C. C., 15 Nov 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 9 p.

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Tobacco Products
Tobacco
Blood Vessels
Nicotine
Dilatation

Prizes

American Federation of Clinical Research Trainee Investigator Award

Chim Lang (Recipient), 1994

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

ASEAN Congress of Cardiology Young Investigator Award

Chim Lang (Recipient), 1996

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

British Pharmacological Society's, BrAPP PRIZE and MEDAL.

Chim Lang (Recipient), 1993

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Fulbright Scholarship

Chim Lang (Recipient), 2001

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1997 2014

  • 13 Invited talk
  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 1 Lecture

‘Blood pressure and heart failure: Some of the complexities of a love hate relationship.

Chim Lang (Speaker)
1 Sep 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

“Diabetes and Heart failure: Update on research and treatment’

Chim Lang (Speaker)
1 Aug 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2013

Chim C. Lang (Participant)
13 Mar 201315 Mar 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

‘Off Target Cardiovascular Effects of Diabetic Therapies’.

Chim Lang (Speaker)
1 Oct 2012

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Diabetic heart disease

Chim Lang (Speaker)
1 Mar 2009

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Diabetes drug could help reduce cardiovascular disease

Chim Lang

22/08/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

BBC News. Type 2 diabetes drug 'could treat other conditions'

Chim Lang

19/08/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Type 2 diabetes drug 'could treat other conditions'

Chim C. Lang

19/08/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

'Super-dose statins can add years to our lives,' says doctors

Chim Lang

21/02/14

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

'Super-dose statins can add years to our lives

Chim C. Lang

21/02/14

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Thesis

A Comprehensive Analysis of SGLT2-inhibition in Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Failure

Author: Singh, J., 2019

Supervisor: Lang, C. (Supervisor) & Struthers, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

Cardiovascular Effects of Metformin on Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Nondiabetic Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Author: Mohan, M., 2019

Supervisor: Lang, C. (Supervisor) & George, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Insulin resistance, chronic heart failure and potential treatment

Author: Wong, A. K. F., 2013

Supervisor: Lang, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

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Pharmacological modulation of insulin resistance - benefits and harms

Author: Vella, S., 2013

Supervisor: Petrie, J. (Supervisor), Lang, C. (Supervisor) & Pearson, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

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The Acute Effects of Allopurinol in Angina

Author: Shearer, F., 2018

Supervisor: Struthers, A. (Supervisor) & Lang, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

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