Dr Karam Kostner is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Queensland and Director of Cardiology at Mater public and private Hospital Brisbane.
Dr Kostner's clinical interest is preventative cardiology and lipid disorders. He has also been actively involved in cardiovascular research for fifteen years, mainly in the area of lipoproteins, lipid lowering and atherosclerosis.
Having published approximately 100 peer reviewed papers, four book chapters and several review articles and editorials, Dr Kostner has also given numerous invited lectures at cardiovascular meetings and is past president of the Cardiac Society of Australia and NZ, Queensland branch.
Dr Kostner is an associate editor of Atherosclerosis and editorial board member and cardiovascular section editor of the European Journal Clinical Investigation and a regular reviewer for many journals, as well as being a NHMRC Grant Reviewer.
Dr Kostner has also organised or been on the committee of several national and international conferences and has been the chair and organizer of three World Congresses of Clinical Lipidology.« Back to Editorial Board