“I was always curious to understand why poor health seemed to run in my family, so a career in genetics seemed the right direction for me.”
– Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute
The medical journal The Lancet has published a profile of renowned cardiologist Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute. The article charts his career path from a part-time job cleaning respirator equipment as a student at the University of Virginia, to Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, California. Read about the events and people that helped shape his interests and propel him to the top of the smart medicine revolution of big data, bioinformatics and consumer genomics.
Read Eric Topol: Innovator in Cardiology and Digital Medicine in The Lancet.