Gary Tse, MD, PhD

After studying science and mathematics at A-Level in Kent, Tse matriculated at Cambridge in 2005. He is now a clinician-scientist with training in physiology, cardiovascular medicine, epidemiology, public health and healthcare management.

He went to China in 2015 to establish the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology and Cardiovascular Analytics Group for pre-clinical and clinical research, and was appointed to The Distinguished Professorship in Cardiology at Tianjin in 2019. He took a sabbatical to pursue a six-month advanced fellowship training at the Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Xiamen Cardiovascular Hospital, where he focused on catheter ablation of atrial and supraventricular arrhythmias.

Since then, he has returned to Tianjin Medical University, where he directs cardiovascular research as a Principal Investigator at its State Key Laboratory. He has provided input on strategic planning at the institutional level under the direction of senior management. Through successful leading and managing international studies, his team continues to deliver sustained and impactful research output with collaborators globally.

He is a Guest Professor at The First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, an Honorary Professor at the Xiamen Cardiovascular Hospital of Xiamen University, a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom.

Tse has published 200 publications in top international journals and has attracted $13 million RMB funding as a principal or co-applicant. He serves on the editorial board for 10 international journals and regularly reviews for >50 journals.

He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators, European Society of Cardiology, American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Heart Rhythm Society, Royal Colleges of Physicians of Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Faculty of Public Health.

Tse was 1 of the 33 researchers from China listed on the World’s Top 2% Scientists Released by Stanford University for the Cardiovascular System & Hematology subfield (excluding self-citation) for Year 2019.