About the Author
David Stott is Cargill Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Glasgow. Chair, Health Services Research Committee, CSO, Scottish Executive, from December 2007. Systematic Reviews Editor and Member of the Editorial Board for Age and Ageing, 1998 to present. Subeditor for Geriatric Medicine British Medical Bulletin, August 2004 to present. International Advisor, Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics, August 2006 to present.
Gordon D.O. Lowe is Emeritus Professor (formerly Professor of Vascular Medicine) at the University of Glasgow; Director, Haemostasis and Thrombosis Laboratory and Co-Director, West of Scotland Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre. He has developed a major research programme including clinical trials, and analyses in epidemiological studies of the contributions of haemostatic, thrombotic and haemorheological factors to vascular diseases.