Dr Devi Nair was appointed as a consultant Chemical Pathologist Hon Senior Lecturer in Clinical Biochemistry in 2002. She qualified from Madras Medical College India and completed her post graduate studies at the Royal Free Hospital. Her special interests include familial hyperlipidaemia or hyperlipidaemia of genetic origin. She is the clinical lead for lipids and Cardiovascular Risk Prevention at the Royal Free Hospital and was awarded an Innovation fund to set up cardiovascular clinics in faith based setting. She participated in the Department of Health funded study on familial hypercholesterolaemia and she has extensive experience in management of familial hypercholesterolaemia and its diagnosis with genetic screening. She also heads one of the regional services for cardiac biomarkers based at the Royal Free Hospital. Her research interest includes familial hypercholesterolaemia and CVD risk factors in South Asians