Peter Meikle

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    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute

A/Prof Peter Meikle is Head of the Metabolomics Laboratory at Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute and a NHMRC Senior Research Fellow.  He is Editor in Chief of Metabolites and holds affiliate positions at the University of Melbourne and the Monash University. The Metabolomics Laboratory has a focus on the dyslipidemia and altered lipid metabolism associated with obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease and its relationship to the pathogenesis of these disease states.  This work is leading to new approaches to early diagnosis and risk assessment as well as the development of new lipid modulating therapies for chronic disease.