Editorial Board
Associate Editors
Jerome L. Fleg, MD
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Bethesda, MD, USA
Interests: geriatric cardiology; coronary artery disease; heart failure; exercise physiology; cardiac rehabilitation; preventive cardiology
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Special Issue in Heart Health and Aging
Federico Ronco, MD
Interventional Cardiologist at Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Dept, Ospedale dell'Angelo, Venice, Italy
Interests: Interventional Cardiology; Acute Myocardial Infarction; PCI; Clinical Cardiology; Coronary Angiography; Myocardial Infarction; Cardiac Catheterization; Heart Valve Diseases; Coronary Artery Disease; Aortic Diseases
Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, MD, PhD
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Valencia and Incliva Biomedical Research Institute, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Cardiovascular research; Arrhythmias; Cardiovascular damage; Cardiac fibrosis/remodeling; Molecular mechanisms
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Ferdinando Carlo Sasso, MD, PhD
Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
Interests: diabetes; diabetes chronic complications; chronic kidney disease; cardiovascular disease; metformin
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Editorial Board Members
Eustachio Agricola, MD
Cardiovascular Imaging Unit, Cardio-Thoracic-Vascular Department, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Interests: Echocardiography; Interventional echocardiography; Valvular heart diseases; Percutaneous treatment of valvular diseases; Cardiovascular imaging; Mitral valve diseases; Tricuspid valve diseases
Juhani Airaksinen, MD
Heart Center, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Interests: atrial fibrillation; anticoagulation; cardioversion; troponins
Abass Alavi, MD, PhD
Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: Computed Tomography (CT); Cardiovascular imaging; Positron Emission Tomography (PET); Nuclear cardiology; Atherosclerotic
Ezra Abraham Amsterdam, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California (Davis) Medical Center, Davis, CA, USA
Interests: Coronary artery disease, clinical pharmacology, noninvasive cardiac testing, exercise physiology,testing and training, women and heart disease, and evaluation of low risk patients presenting to ED with chest pain
Fabio Angeli, MD
Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy; Department of Medicine and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Maugeri Care and Research Institute, Tradate (VA), Italy
Interests: cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with hypertension, diabetes, heart failure and coronary artery disease; evaluation of cardiovascular treatment; diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial infarction
Giovanni Donato Aquaro, MD
Gabriele Monasterio Foundation-CNR Regione Toscana, Pisa, Italy
Interests: Imaging; Myocardial disease
Wilbert Aronow, MD
Department of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center, NY, USA
Interests: Clinical cardiology, including cardiac catheterization; Coronary angioplasty and Stenting
Rubén Casado Arroyo, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Division, Heart Rhythm Management Center, Free University of Brussels (UZ Brussels) VUB, Brussels, Belgium
Interests: Heart failure; Atrial fibrillation; Echocardiography; Cardiac function; Hypertension; Clinical cardiology; Atherosclerosis; ICU; Myocardial infarction; Sepsis
Lina Badimon, MD
Cardiovascular-Program ICCC, IR-Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiovascular Risk; Thrombosis; Genetic Engineering; Lipoproteins
Carmela Rita Balistreri, MD, PhD
Department of Biomedicine, Neuroscience and Advanced Diagnostics (Bi.N.D.), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: Thoracic aortic aneurysom; Bicuspid aortic valve; Longevity, Atherosclerosis; Aorta; Aneurysm; Biomarkers; Inflammation; Genes
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Cristina Balla, PhD
Division of Cardiology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, University "La Sapienza", Sant'Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
Interests: Sudden cardiac death; Brugada syndrome; Arrhythmias
Adrian Baranchuk, MD
Division of Cardiology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Interests: Electrocardiology; Electrophysiology; Cardiac devices: PPM, ICDs., CRTs, ILR; Syncope; Alcohol & CV Health
Bernard Belhassen, MD
Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Weizman 6, Tel Aviv, Israel
Interests: Ventricular arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD); Arrhythmias-General; Supraventricular Tachycardia (non-AF)
Matteo Bertini, MD, PhD
Department of Translational Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Interests: arrhythmias; cardiac devices and ablation procedures
Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, MD, PhD
Department of Medical-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Latina, Italy
Interests: Coronary artery disease; Meta-analysis; Umbrella review
Yochai Birnbaum, MD
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: Non-invasive cardiology; electrocardiology; echocardiography; electrocardiography; clinical cardiology and acute coronary syndrome
Davide Bolignano, MD, PhD
Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: The epidemiology and pathophysiology of chronic and acute kidney diseases; Renal biomarkers; Cerythropoietin and stem cells in uremia
Giuseppe Boriani, MD, PhD
Cardiology Division, Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
Interests: arrhythmias; clinical electrophysiology; heart failure; cardiomyopathies; clinical cardiology; pharmacoeconomics; clinical pharmacology of antiarrhythmic agents and antithrombotics; health economics
Carlo Briguori, PhD
Mediterranea Cardiocentro, Naples, Italy
Interests: Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Angina
Filippo Cademartiri, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Imaging Unit, SDN IRCCS, Naples, Italy
Interests: Cardiac CT; Cardiac MR; CCT; CMR; Cardiovascular Imaging; Coronary CT; Body CT; Body MR
Matteo Cameli, MD, PhD
Department of Medical Biotechnologies, Division of Cardiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Interests: Echocardiography; Chronic Heart Failure
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Alessandro Cataliotti, MD, PhD
Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Interests: cardiac endocrinology; cardiac physiology in human; experimental models of cardiovascular and renal diseases
Alaide Chieffo, MD
Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Interests: Drug-eluting stents; Stents; Transcatheter aortic valve replacement; Percutaneous coronary intervention; Coronary vessels; Myocardial infarction; Sirolimus; Thrombosis; Coronary artery disease
Giuseppe Coppolino, MD, PhD
Department of Health Sciences, "Magna Graecia" University,Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: Cardiovascular risk; Hypertension; Nephrology; Renal disease; Dialysis; Hemodialysis; Chronic renal failure; Peritoneal dialysis; Chronic kidney disease; Diabetes; Chronic kidney failure; Acute kidney injury
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Maria Rosa Costanzo, MD
Advocate Heart Institute, Naperville, IL, USA
Interests: Acute heart failure; Chronic heart failure; Device therapy; Cardiac resynchronization therapy; Central Sleep Apnea
Nick Curzen, PhD
Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton & Wessex Cardiac Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK
Interests: Coronary physiology; Personalised platelet function; Computer models for redo TAVI; National database “big number” analyses
Fabrizio D'Ascenzo, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiology, AO "Città Della Salute e della Scienza" Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Interests: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD); Percutaneous coronary intervention- aortic stenosis, - TAVI; Inflammation and CAD; Meta analysis
Michael Dandel, MD, PhD
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany; German Center for Heart and Circulation Research, Berlin, Germany
Interests: Heart transplantation; Mechanical circulatory support; Echocardiography
Lori B. Daniels, MD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: Screening for cardiovascular disease in the community; Use of novel cardiovascular biomarkers for cardiovascular health; Cardiovascular outcomes in patients with a history of Kawasaki disease; Clinical trials in heart failure and cardiovascular biomarkers; Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension; Screening athletes for causes of sudden cardiac death; Cardiovascular disease in women
Anindita Das, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA
Interests: Myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury; Myocardial pre- and post-conditioning; mTOR signaling; Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor; Doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity; Protein kinase G; STAT3 signaling; microRNA; Inflammation; Breast cancer
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Buddhadeb Dawn, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Interests: Echocardiography; Atrial fibrillation
Leonardo De Luca, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiosciences, A.O. San Camillo-Forlanini, Circonvallazione Gianicolense, Roma, Italy
Interests: acute coronary syndromes; pharmacology and pharmacotherapy; interventional cardiology; acute heart failure
Salvatore De Rosa, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
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Naranjan S. Dhalla, MD
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Interests: Cardiac hypertrophy and congestive heart failure, ischemia-reperfusion injury, cardiac dysfunction in diabetes
Gianluca Di Bella, MD, PhD
Cardiology Division, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: Cardiac imaging; Echocardiography; Cardiac magnetic resonance; Ischemic heart diseases; Cardiomyopathy; Cardiac amyloidosis; Myocarditis
Michele Di Mauro, MD
Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Heart and Vascular Centre, Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC), Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: Cardiac surgery; Interventional cardiology; Heart failure; Heart valve diseases; Biostatistics
Dragan M. Djuric, MD, PhD
Institute of Medical Physiology "Richard Burian", Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: Experimental cardiovascular models; Cardiovascular research; Homocysteine and related vitamins; Gasotransmitters and oxidative stress; Nutraceuticals and cardiovascular health; Endothelial dysfunction
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Dobromir Dobrev, MD, PhD
West German Heart and Vascular Center, Institute of Pharmacology, University Duisburg-Essen, 45147 Essen, Germany
Interests: Atrial fibrillation; Arrhythmias; Cardiac electrophysiology; Heart failure; Ion Cchannels; Neuroscience; Physiology, Cell biology, Heart, Calcium
John Elefteriades, MD
Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven, Yale Medicine Department of Surgery, New Haven, CT, USA
Interests: Coronary artery bypass; Genetics; Heart aneurysm; Aortic aneurysm; Thoracic
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Pompilio Faggiano, MD
Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Department, Fondazione Poliambulanza, Brescia, Italy
Interests: Non-invasive cardiology; Doppler-Echocardiography and exercise testing (cardiopulmonary, six-minute walk); Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation; Valvular heart disease; Aortic stenosis; Heart failure
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Special Issue in Cardiac Stress Testing
Dimitrios Farmakis, MD, PhD
Physiology Lab, University of Cyprus Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: Heart failure; Cardio-Oncology; Hemoglobinopathy-Associated heart disease
Vincent Figueredo, MD
Department of Cardiology, St Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA, USA
Interests: alcohol and the heart; hypertension; hyperlipidemia; cardiovascular risk factors; history of the heart
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Special Issue in Alcohol and Heart Health
Gabriele Fragasso, MD
Heart Failure Unit, IRCCS San Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy
Interests: heart failure; left ventricular function; exercise; coronary artery disease; metabolism
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Sarah Jane George, MD
Department of Translational Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Bristol Heart Institute, Queens' Building, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin St, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
Interests: Atherosclerosis, Cell Signaling, Coronary artery bypass, smooth muscle cells
Francesco Giallauria, MD, PhD
Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: Cardiac rehabilitation and cardiology; Geriatric cardiology and internal medicine
George Giannakoulas, MD, PhD
School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: adult congenital heart disease; pulmonary hypertension; heart failure
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Ceolotto Giulio, MD, PhD
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Metabolic Diseases, University of Padova, Padova, Italy,
Interests: Hypertension; Coronary artery disease; Atherosclerosis; Metabolic syndrome; MicroRNAs; Circulating microRNAs; Gene expression; Oxidative stress; Ischemia-reperfusion
Guido Grassi, MD
Department of Health Sciences, Clinica Medica, University Miano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Interests: blood pressure; heart failure; hypertension
Poul F. Høilund-Carlsen, MD
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, Odense, DenmarkDepartment of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Interests: Coronary artery disease; Myocardial perfusion; Heart failure; Noninvasive cardiac testing; Cardiovascular imaging; Positron Emission Tomography (PET); Pathophysiology; Atherosclerosis; Education; Method evaluation; Medical priorities; Artificial intelligence in PET imaging
Donald J. Hagler, MD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Interests: Congenital echocardiography; Congenital cardiac interventional consortium
Robert C. Hendel, MD
Medicine and Radiology, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
Interests: Angiogenesis; Attenuation-corrected SPECT imaging; Patient risk stratification; Pharmacologic stress testing; Quality and appropriateness in cardiac imaging
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Michael Henein, MD, PhD, MSc
Umea Heart Centre, Umea University, Sweden
Interests: Coronary calcification; Heart failure; Valvular heart disease
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Steven M. Hollenberg, MD
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA; Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Emory Heart & Vascular Cente, Atlanta, GA, USA
Interests: microvascular and myocardial function; septic; cardiogenic shock; acute heart failure; acute coronary syndromes
Teruo Inoue, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
Interests: Molecular mechanism in vascular injury and repair; Inflammation in restenosis/atherosclerosis; Vascular endothelial function ; Vascular failure; Regenerative Medicine
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Joseph L. Izzo, MD
Department of Medicine, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY, USA
Interests: Cardiac pharmacology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal medicine; Nephrology; Pathophysiology; Vascular and interventional radiology
John Lynn Jefferies, MD, MPH
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
Interests: Advanced heart failure; cardiomyopathy; mechanical circulatory support and transplant; Heritable causes of vascular disease; novel drug therapies for advanced heart failure; novel gene discovery in cardiomyopathy; characterization and management of left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC); early diagnosis and management of chemotherapy
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Hani Jneid, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Interventional Cardiology, Department of Medicine -Division of Cardiology, The Michael E. DeBakey VAMC, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: Revascularization strategies; SIHDl; ACS; TAVR; Outcomes and quality of care research
Boyoung Joung, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Catheter Ablation, Stroke, Recurrence, Sinoatrial Node, Tachycardia, Pulmonary Veins, Heart Atria
Harald Kaemmerer, MD, PhD
Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, German Heart Center Munich, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
Interests: Adult congenital heart disease; Pulmonary Hypertension; The Psychological Side of Congenital Heart Defects (CHD)
Dinesh Kalra, MD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
Interests: Infiltrative cardiomyopathies; Lipidology; Pulmonary hypertension; Cardiac imaging
Theodoros Karamitsos, MD, PhD
1st Cardiology Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: Cardiac MRI; Cardiology; Cardiac function; Imaging; Coronary artery disease; Echocardiography; Heart failure
Takatoshi Kasai, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: Sleep apnea; Sleep disorders; Heart failure; Hemodynamics; Positive airway pressure; Telemedicine
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Rajesh Katare, MBBS, PhD
Department of Physiology-HeartOtago, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Interests: microRNA; gene therapy; stem cells; chronic heart failure; diabetes mellitus; cardiomyopathy; tissue engineering
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Lloyd W. Klein, MD
Cardiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Interests: congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disorders, heart failure
Peter Kokkinos, PhD
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA and Rutgers University, Brunswick, NJ, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: Cardiovascular Physiology, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention, Health and Aging
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Genovefa Kolovou, MD, PhD
Metropolitan Hospital, Cardiometabolic Center, Lipoprotein Apheresis Unit and Lipid Disorders Clinic, Athens, Greece
Interests: Lipid metabolism; Familial hypercholesterolemia; Sitosterolemia; Tangier disease; Pharmacogenetics; Longevity and aging
Grigorios Korosoglou, MD
Departments of Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Pneumology, GRN Academic Teaching Hospital Weinheim, Weinheim, Germany
Interests: Cardiovascular imaging (cardiac CT; cardiac MRI); Interventional cardiology; Peripheral vascular interventions
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Richard Andrew Krasuski, MD
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Interests: Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Pulmonary Circulation-Pulmonary Embolism-Right Heart Failure
Ruan Kruger, PhD
South African Medical Research Council, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Interests: Primary prevention of CVD; Paediatric hypertension
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Patrizio Lancellotti, MD
Cardiology Department, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
Interests: Computed tomography; Echocardiography; Interventional cardiology; Infective endocarditis; Basic science
Chim Lang, MD
Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
Interests: cardio-metabolic diseases; cardiac and vasomotor regulation; biomarkers
Alexander Lauten, MD
Department of Cardiology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité Medical University Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Department of General and Interventional Cardiology, Helios Klinikum Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
Interests: Structural heart diseases; Valvular heart diseases; TAVI; MitraClip; Cardioband; Heterotopic caval valve implantation; PFO/ASD closure devices
Carl  J. Lavie, MD
John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School–The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
Interests: cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, lipids, hypertension, obesity, and exercise, echocardiography, exercise testing, and nuclear cardiology
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Pedro Alves Lemos, MD, PhD
Instituto do Coração - HCFMUSP, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil
Interests: cardiology, interventional cardiology, structural cardiac intervention, preclinical experimental trials, clinical trials, research and translational technology
Antonio Maria Leone, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS Roma, Rome, Italy
Interests: interventional cardiology; invasive physiological assessment
Konstantinos P. Letsas, MD, PhD
Second Department of Cardiology, Laboratory of Cardiac Electrophysiology, "Evangelismos" General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: Cardiac arrhythmias; Electrophysiology; Ablation; Channelopathies
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Eli Israel Lev, MD
Ben-Gurion University, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel; Cardiology Division, Assuta Ashdod University Hospital, Ben Gurion University, Be'er Sheva, Israel
Interests: Cardiology; Critical care medicine; Interventional cardiology; Thrombocytopoiesis; Blood platelets
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
Vincenzo Lionetti, MD, PhD
Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
Interests: Perioperative Cardiac protection and repair; Physiology and pathophysiology of heart failure; Animal models of heart failure; Development of functional foods for cardioprotection
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Gary David Lopaschuk, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Research Centre, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Interests: Obesity; Ketones; Branched chain amino acids; Diabetes; Heart disease; fatty acids
Alan Stewart Maisel, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: Heart failure; Hypertension; Chronic heart failure; Atrial fibrillation; Myocardial infarction; Cardiovascular Medicine; Acute myocardial infarction; Clinical cardiology; Cardiomyopathies; Acute heart failure
Roberto Manfredini, MD, PhD
Section of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences Faculty of Medicine, Surgery and Prevention, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy; Clinica Medica Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria 'S.Anna', Ferrara, Italy
Interests: acute cardiovascular disease; circadian rhythms
Antonio Mangieri, MD
Interventional Cardiology Unit, Humanitas research Hospital, Milan, Italy
Interests: percutaneous tricuspid interventions, Conduction disturbances after TAVI, antithrombotic therapy in TAVI patients, percutaneous treatment of bicuspid valve.
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Manuel Martínez-Sellés, MD, PhD
Cardiology Service, Hospital Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain European University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: Geriatric Cardiology. Heart Failure. Acute Coronary Syndromes. Aortic stenosis
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Sophie Mavrogeni, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
Interests: Non-ischemic cardiomyopathy and specifically CMR in Internal Medicine-Neurology (Thalassemia, Dystrophinopathies, myocarditis and rheumatic diseases).
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Samy I. McFarlane, MD, MPH
Department of Internal Medicine, State University of New York: Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Interests: Diabetes and cardiovascular disease; Hypertension; Insulin resistance; Metabolic diseases; Metabolism; Lipid metabolism; Blood pressure; Atherosclerosis; Abdominal obesity; Glucose metabolism
Jawahar L. Mehta, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, USA
Interests: Biology of LOX-1; A receptor for oxidized low density lipoprotein; Target for cardiovascular therapy
Donato Mele, MD
Department of Cardio-Thoraco-Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Interests: strain imaging; echocardiography; heart failure; cardiac resynchronization therapy; ventricular function
Daphne Merkus, PhD
Institute for Surgical research, Walter Brendel Center of Experimental Medicine, University Clinic Munich, Munich, Germany
Interests: Heart failure; Pulmonary hypertension; Microvascular dysfunction; Vascular remodelling; Cardiac function
Konstantinos G. Moulakakis, MD, PhD
Vascular Surgery Department, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
Interests: Aortic aneurysm; Carotid disease; Aortic Type B Dissection
Mohammad Reza Movahed, MD, PhD
College of Medicine Phoenix, University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA; College of Medicine, Tucson, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
Interests: cardiovascular disease; coronary intervention; non-invasive cardiology; heart failure; and cardiovascular epidemiology
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Giacomo Mugnai, MD, PhD
Electrophysiologist at Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing Unit, Cardiology Division, West Vicenza General Hospitals, Arzignano, Vicenza, Italy
Interests: Cardiovascular medicine; arrhythmias; electrophysiology; electronic device implantations
Eliano Pio Navarese, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology and Internal Medicine, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
Interests: Atherosclerosis; Myocardial Infarction; Diabetes; Inflammation; Genetic engineering; Pharmacology; Hypertension; Cardiovascular medicine; Clinical cardiology; Heart failure
Attila Nemes, MD, PhD
2nd Department of Medicine and Cardiology Centre, Medical Faculty, Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
Interests: Echocardiography; Cardiology; Hypertension; Three-Dimensional echocardiography, Transesophageal; Echocardiography; Cardiomyopathies; Sport physiology; Coronary artery disease
Gaetano Nucifora, MD, PhD
Cardiac Imaging Unit, NorthWest Heart Centre, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
Interests: Echocardiography; Heart failure; Atherosclerosis; Cardiovascular medicine; Clinical cardiology; Cardiac echocardiography; Cardiac imaging; Cardiomyopathies acute myocardial infarction magnetic resonance
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Julio Núñez Villota, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Hospital Clínico Universitario Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Interventional cardiology; Heart failure; Acute coronary syndrome
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Special Issue in Acute heart failure
Stefano Omboni, MD
Clinical Research Unit, Italian Institute of Telemedicine, Varese, Italy
Interests: Medical research; Medical scientific communication; Blood pressure monitoring; Telemedicine; Arterial hypertension, Cardiovascular disease; Cardiovascular therapy; Cardiovascular physiology; Clinical pharmacology
Francesco Onorati, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy
Interests: Adult cardiac surgery; Aortic dissection; Cardiac transplantation; Mechanical assisting devices; Mitral valve repair; Aortic valve therapies (surgery and transcatheter); Cardiopulmonary bypass; Cardioplegia; Coronary artery bypass grafting; Heart failure
Petr Ostadal, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Center, Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: Statins; Atherosclerosis; Sudden cardiac death; Ventricular arrhythmias
Alberto Palazzuoli, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine S. Maria alle Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Italy
Interests: Acute Heart Failure , Pulmonary Circulation-Pulmonary Embolism-Right Heart Failure, Echocardiography
Vasileios Panoulas, MD, PhD, MSc
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS  Foundation Trust, UK
Interests: transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), use of bioresorbable scaffolds (BRS) in clinical practice, acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and hypertension,speckle tracking and hand-held echocardiography, cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Zoltán Papp, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Division of Clinical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: Animal physiology; Signaling pathways; Cardiac function; Physiology; Patch-clamp electrophysiology; Electrophysiology; Cell signaling; Signal transduction; Signaling; Phosphorylation
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Carlo Pappone, MD, PhD
Department of Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese MI, Italy
Interests: atrial fibrillation, heart failure, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW), Brugada Syndrome
Francesco Pelliccia, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: Takotsubo syndrome, MINOCA, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Grant N. Pierce, PhD
Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Interests: cardiac cation transport; smooth muscle cation transport; cell biology; molecular biology
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Maurizio Pieroni, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
Interests: Cardiomyopathies, Metabolic Diseases, Heart Failure, Cardiac Function, Echocardiography, Clinical Cardiology, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac, Echocardiography, Hypertrophy, Cardiovascular Imaging
Vladimir M. Pokrovskii, MD, PhD
Department, Kuban State Medical Academy, Department of Normal Physiology, Krasnodar, Russia
Interests: Atrial fibrillation; Rhythm disorders; Chronic heart failure
Kailash Prasad, MD, PhD
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Interests: Oxyradicals in cardiovascular diseases and diabetes; Flaxseed and its components in cardiovascular disease and diabetes
Harry G. Preuss, MD
Department of Biochemistry, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: Obesity; insulin resistance; Cholesterol
Allison B. Reiss, MD
Departments of Medicine and Foundations of Medicine, NYU Long Island School of Medicine, Mineola, NY, USA
Interests: molecular cardiology; acute coronary syndromes; coronary artery disease; lipid profile
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Gianluca Rigatelli, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Endoluminal Interventions, Rovigo General Hospital, Viale Tre Martiri, Rovigo, Italy
Interests: transcatheter congenital interventions, coronary anomalies pathophysiology, left main coronary artery bifurcation physiology and stenting
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Emma Louise Robinson, PhD
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA
Interests: Heart failure; Cardiovascular disease; Gene expression; Epigenetics; Experimental cardiology
Luc Rochette, PhD
Research Team of Physiopathologie et Epidémiologie Cérébro-Cardiovasculaires (PEC2, EA 7460), Faculté des Sciences de Santé, Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté, 21000 Dijon, France
Interests: Oxidative stress; Free radicals; Cardioprotection; Mitochondria; mRNA
Gaston Rodriguez-Granillo, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, Instituto Medico ENERI, Clinica La Sagrada Familia, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interests: Computed Tomography, Stroke, Cardiovascular thrombotic complications, neurocardiology
Claudio Ronco, MD
Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza (IRRIV), San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
Interests: Hypertension; Heart failure; Hemodialysis; CRRT; Acute kidney injury
Speranza Rubattu, MD
Applied Medical Technologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: hypertension, cardiovascular acute events, cardiovascular risk, mitochondrial dysfunction, Molecular genetics of cardiomyopathies
Giuseppe Sangiorgi, MD
Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Interests: Interventional cardiology; Atherosclerosis; surgery; Acute myocardial infarction; Clinical cardiology; Cardiovascular medicine; Cardiac imaging; Myocardial infarction; Lipids; Cardiac surgery
Despina Sanoudou, PhD
Head of Clinical Genomics and Pharmacogenomics Unit, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, "Attikon" Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece; Faculty, Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: Cardiovascular biology; Molecular cardiology; Genomics; Genetics; Genetic testing; Pharmacogenomics; Precision medicine
Giuseppe Santarpino, PhD
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University, Nurnberg, Germany
Interests: Mini-invasive Surgery; Stentless and Sutureless Aortic Valves; REDO surgery
Celestino Sardu, MD, PhD, MSc
Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy
Interests: Diabetes; Adipocyte-derived stem cells; Heart failure; Atrial fibrillation; Echocardiography; Electrocardiography; Clinical cardiology; Chronic heart failure; Cardiac function; Myocardial infarction; Hypertension
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Stefano Savonitto, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Department, Manzoni Hospital in Lecco, Lecco, Italy
Interests: chronic and acute coronary disease; ACS in the elderly; PCI
Jan D. Schmitto, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiothoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Interests: Heart failure; Cardiology; Hypertension; Echocardiography; Atrial fibrillation; Cardiac function; Chronic heart failure; Hemodynamics; Myocardial infarction; Exercise intervention
Peter A. Schneider, MD
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Interests: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm; Carotid Artery Disease; Complex Limb Revascularization; Critical Limb Ischemia; Diabetic Vascular Disease; Dialysis Access; Endovascular Aneurysm Repair; Mesenteric Artery Disease; Peripheral Artery Disease; Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm; Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Angela Sciacqua, MD
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: endothelial dysfunction; hypertension; insulin resistance; cardiac hypertrophy; essential hypertension; atherosclerosis
Victor L. Serebruany, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology, Stroke Unit, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Interests: Risk factors and prevention; Interventional cardiology; Pharmacotherapy
Patrick W.J.C. Serruys, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Galway, Ireland
Interests: interventional Cardiology; PCI; coronary physiology; bioresorbable scaffolds (BRS); cardiovascular imaging; cardiac CT; transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI); structural Heart disease
Stefano De Servi, MD
Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Pavia Medical School, Pavia, Italy
Interests: pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes; interventional procedures in patients with ischemic heart disease; inflammatory mediators
Pawan K. Singal, PhD
Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology Rady Faculty of Health Sciences University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Interests: Cardiac cation transport; Smooth muscle cation transport; cell biology; Molecular biology
Jan Slezak, MD, PhD
Centre of Experimental Medicine, Institute for Heart Research, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: Heart failure; Atrial fibrillation; Pacemakers; Cardiac electrophysiology; Catheter ablation; Radiation injury
Lee Stoner, PhD, MPH
Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Interests: Lifestyle risk factors; Noninvasive methodologies for assessing cardio-metabolic health; Translation of basic and applied science into public health outcomes
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Zhonghua Sun, PhD
Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences, Curtin University, Australia
Interests: Cardiovascular imaging; Cardiac CT in quantitative assessment of coronary plaques; 3D printing in medicine, specially use of 3D printing in congenital heart disease; Coronary and aortic disease; Artificial intelligence in coronary artery disease; Optimization of CT scanning protocols
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Hirofumi Tanaka, PhD
Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
Interests: Hypertension; Atherosclerosis, Blood pressure; Exercise science; Exercise physiology; Exercise performance; Exercise testing; Sports science; Resistance training; Exercise intervention
Felix C. Tanner, MD
University Heart Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: Echocardiography; Valvular heart disease; Aortic stenosis; ARVC; LVNC
Udaya S. Tantry, PhD
Sinai Center for Thrombosis Research and Drug Development, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, LifeBridge Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Interests: Cardiology; Platelets; Thrombosis; Platelet Aggregation; antithrombotic agents
Giuseppe Tarantini, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
Interests: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR / TAVI); Cardiogenic shock
Erhan Tenekecioğlu, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University; Çanakkale, Turkey
Interests: Bioresorbable scaffolds; Endothelial Shear Stress; Computational Fluid Dynamics
Brian Tomlinson, MD
Faculty of Medicine, Macau University of Science and Technology, Taipa, Macau, China
Interests: The clinical pharmacology, toxicology and pharmacogenetics of drugs, particularly in the cardiovascular field, and the pathogenesis and treatment of hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, the metabolic syndrome and diabetes
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Yan Topilsky, MD
Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Interests: Valve diseases; Myocardial and pericardial diseases; Echocardiography; Heart failure
Filippos Triposkiadis, MD
Department of Cardiology, Larissa University Hospital, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece
Interests: Chronic heart failure; Diseases of the aorta; Coronary artery disease chronic; Myocardial disease
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Mehmet Ugur ES, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Damla Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
Interests: Cardiac Valve Replacement; Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG); Heart double valve replacement; Heart port surgery
Barry Frederick Uretsky, MD
Division of Cardiology, Central Arkansas Veterans Administration Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
Interests: Cardiology; Interventional cardiology; Coronary; Endovascular; Internal medicinem; Cardiovascular; Angiography; Healthcare
Pradeep Vaideeswar, MD
Department of Pathology, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic, Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Interests: Cardiovascular and pulmonary pathology
András Varró, MD, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
Interests: Cellular mechanism of antiarrhythmic drug actions; Cardiac electrophysiology; Cardiovascular pharmacology
George Wayne Vetrovec, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Interests: Internal Medicine; Cardiology; Coronary Angioplasty; Angina Pectoris; Ischemic Heart Disease; Coronary Restenosis; General and Invasive Cardiology; Management of Angina; Manifestations of Ischemic Disease; General Clinical Cardiology
Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan, MD
Institute of Congestive Heart Failure, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Interests: Congenital heart defects; Coronary artery disease; Heart rhythm disorders and heart failure
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Massimo Volpe, MD
Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Science, and Hypertension Unit, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
Interests: Hypertension; Chronic Heart Failure; Hypertension
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Jochen Wöhrle, MD
Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, Medical Campus Lake Constance, Klinikum Friedrichshafen, Germany
Interests: Interventional cardiology; TAVI; Coronary and structural interventions; MitraClip; TriClip; PCI; CTO; Bifurcation lesions
Tzung-Dau Wang, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Center and Division of Cardiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan
Interests: Hypertension and blood pressure monitoring; Artificial intelligence of cardiovascular imaging and physiology; Pelvic arterial intervention
Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, NV, USA
Interests: Heart disease prevention; Vascular calcification; Hypertension; Hypercholesterolemia; Cardiovascular disease in black Americans
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Luca Zanoli, MD, PhD
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Policlinico di Catania, Catania (CT), Italy
Interests: Blood Pressure; Hypertension; Atherosclerosis; Metabolic; Syndrome; Cardiology; Dialysis; Diabetes; Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Nephrology
Jun Zhang, MD
Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Interests: Chronic heart failure; Diseases of the aorta; Coronary artery disease chronic; Myocardial disease
Marco Zimarino, MD, PhD
Institute of Cardiology, G. D'Annunzio University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Interests: Coronary artery disease; Intravascular imaging; TAVI; Mitraclip; PFO closure
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