About the Editors

Chief Editor | Gregory Lim, DPhil, Springer Nature, UK, ORCiD

Gregory Lim took a first class BA degree in physiological sciences from Exeter College at the University of Oxford, UK. He then moved to Merton College, Oxford, to read for a DPhil in cardiovascular medicine, focusing on the role of nitric oxide in modulating cardiac contractility. He was supervised by Professor Barbara Casadei and Professor Hugh Watkins, and his research was funded by a 4-year studentship from the British Heart Foundation. Gregory joined Nature Reviews Cardiology as an Associate Editor in 2011. Since then, he has been promoted to Senior Editor and, from August 2015, Chief Editor on the journal. 

Gregory in based in London, UK. 

Senior Editor | Karina Huynh, PhD, Springer Nature, Australia, ORCiD

Karina Huynh received her PhD from the BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia, where she studied the role of antioxidant signalling in diabetic cardiomyopathy under the guidance of Dr Rebecca Ritchie and Dr Julie McMullen. She moved to London in 2013 and joined the Nature Reviews Cardiology team in 2014 as a locum Associate Editor. In mid-2015, she moved back to Australia, and is continuing her role as a Senior Editor of Nature Reviews Cardiology.

Karina is based in Melbourne, Australia.

Senior Editor | Irene Fernández Ruiz, PhD, Springer Nature, UK, ORCiD

Irene Fernández Ruiz did her Bachelor's degree in biological sciences and a PhD in molecular biology in Madrid, Spain, on monocyte activation in patients with acute coronary syndrome. From 2012, she worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Cardiovascular Diseases Group at the University of Central Florida, researching altered functionality of hypercholesterolaemic monocytes. She has also been a freelance writer covering science stories for an online Spanish newspaper. Irene joined Nature Reviews Cardiology in September 2015.

Irene is based in London, UK.

The Reviews Cross-Journal Editorial Team works across the Nature Reviews portfolio, as the need arises, handling content in the life, clinical, physical and social sciences.