Raul D. Santos MD, PhD, MSc is Director of the Lipid Clinic of the Heart Institute (InCor) and associate professor at the Cardiopneumology Department the University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil. He is the clinical coordinator of the “Hipercol Brasil” Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Genetic Cascade Screening Program. He is also Researcher at the Academic Research Organization of the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in São Paulo. After completing his training in cardiology Dr. Santos obtained master and PHD degrees in food science at the University of Sao Paulo. His research interests include lipid metabolism, severe forms of genetic dyslipidemias, especially familial hypercholesterolemia and HDL deficiency, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, imaging in atherosclerosis focusing on detection of vascular calcification and novel therapies for dyslipidemias. He is a past president of the International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS). In 2021 he was qualified as a Highly Cited Researcher (0.1% top researchers) in the field of Cross-Field by Clarivate Analytics.