New Frontiers in Cardiovascular Genetics

Submission deadline: 31 January 2023
Special Issue Editors
  • Giuseppe Limongelli, MD, PhD
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Inherited and Rare Heart Disease, Vanvitelli Cardiology, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
    Interests: rare cardiovascular disease; genetic disease; cardiomyopathies; sudden cardiac death; genetic tests
  • Martina Caiazza, MD
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Inherited and Rare Heart Disease, Vanvitelli Cardiology, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
    Interests: rare cardiovascular disease; genetic disease; genetic tests; genomics
  • Emanuele Monda, MD
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Inherited and Rare Heart Disease, Vanvitelli Cardiology, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
    Interests: rare cardiovascular disease; genetic disease; cardiomyopathies; sudden cardiac death; genetic tests
  • Cristina Chimenti, MD
    Department of Clinical, Internal, Anesthesiologist and Cardiovascular Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The perception of genetic cardiovascular diseases has significantly changed over the last two decades.

The growth of cardiovascular genetics is attributed to the recent advances in genome sequencing, genetic testing, and the expanding understanding of the genetic basis of different cardiac conditions, including channelopathies, cardiomyopathies, lipid disorders, vascular diseases, and several other genetic conditions affecting the cardiovascular system. It has also contributed to a significant improvement in specific therapies, with the possibility to ameliorate symptoms, slow disease progression, and mitigate outcomes of patients with genetic diseases.

In patients with the possibility of a genetic cardiovascular disease, integration of the information obtained from clinical examination, imaging studies, and genetic testing can improve diagnosis, prognostication, and cascade family screening to identify asymptomatic affected patients, and, if possible, provide them with genotype-specific therapy.

This research topic aims to assemble novel research in the field of genetic cardiovascular diseases.

Articles may include investigations of: clinical genetics as applied to the diagnosis and management of monogenic or oligogenic cardiovascular disorders; molecular basis of complex cardiovascular disorders; pharmacogenomics; regulation of gene expression; gene therapy and therapeutic genomic editing; systems biology approaches to the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disorders; and novel applications of precision medicine.

The Topic Editors welcome original research articles, reviews, perspectives, hypotheses and theories, general commentaries, and opinions to be submitted for this research topic.

Prof. Giuseppe Limongelli, Dr. Martina Caiazza, Dr. Emanuele Monda and Dr. Cristina Chimenti

Guest Editors

Keywords
genetics
genetic testing
genetic cardiovascular disease
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