Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH


Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH is Chair of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group, the Lewis Dexter, MD, Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

Dr. Sabatine graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, received his medical degree magna cum laude from HMS, and has been his HMS class agent since graduation. He did his Internal Medicine residency, Chief Residency, and Cardiology clinical fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He received a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Sabatine is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and attends in the coronary care units at both BWH & MGH. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the European Society of Cardiology.

As Chair of the TIMI Study Group, Dr. Sabatine leads an Academic Research Organization whose mission over the past 35+ years has been to advance the knowledge and care of patients suffering from cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. To that end, Dr. Sabatine has led several practice-changing, large-scale, international, randomized controlled trials of novel antithrombotic, lipid-lowering, anti-diabetes and other pharmacotherapies. A pioneer in the multimarker approach to risk stratification, Dr. Sabatine has several NIH and American Heart Association grants supporting the application of proteomics and metabolomics for discovery of novel biomarkers. He has a long-standing interest in pharmacogenetics and has made seminal observations on the ability to use genetics for personalized medicine.

Dr. Sabatine has authored over 350 papers including in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and the Lancet. He has been recognized as one of the most highly cited researchers in medicine for many years running. Dr. Sabatine has given Cardiology or Medical Grand Rounds at top academic centers around the world and has authored numerous review articles and book chapters, and is the editor of Pocket Medicine, a widely-used handbook of internal medicine. He is on the writing committees for several U.S. and European practice guidelines. He is a Deputy Editor for JAMA Cardiology.

Dr. Sabatine has tutored or lectured Harvard medical students for the past 17 years. He lectures the internal medicine residents at both BWH and MGH as part of their core curricula, and takes both Resident and Cardiology Fellow Report at both BWH and MGH. He has mentored over 2 dozen research fellows who have gone on to take academic cardiology positions nationally and internationally.

Dr. Sabatine is the recipient of multiple honors and awards including the ACC Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Award and has been inducted into the American Society of Clinical Investigation. Dr. Sabatine is the Co-Director of the BWH Research Oversight Committee and a member of the Partners’ Academic Executive Committee.