Editorial Board

  • Giuseppe Boriani, MD, PhD, FESC, FEHRA
    Cardiology Division, Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy; Graduation in Medicine and Specialisation in Cardiology at the University of Bologna, in Italy; Phylosophy Doctor (PhD) in Cardiovascular Physiopathology at the University of Milan, Italy; Full Professor of Cardiology at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Chief of Cardiology at Modena University Hospital; Director of the Post-Graduate School of Cardiovascular Diseases and of the Course for Cardiocirculatory Pathophysiology and Cardiovascular Perfusion Technicians at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia; Member of the Board of the European Heart Rhythm Association and chair of the Health Economics Committee; Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, and of the European Heart Rhythm Association; Past President (2016-2018) of AIAC (the Italian Society of Cardiac Pacing and Arrhythmology)
    Interests: scientific activity focused on clinical cardiology; clinical cardiac electrophysiology; pace-makers; implantable defibrillators; cardiac resynchronization therapy; atrial fibrillation; antiarrhythmic drugs; biomarkers; heart failure; ischemic heart disease; telemedicine; digital health; health economics
Associate Editors
  • Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, MD, PhD
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Interests: Cardiovascular research; Arrhythmias; Cardiovascular damage; Cardiac fibrosis/remodeling; Molecular mechanisms
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Hadassah Univ Hosp, Heart Inst, Kalman YaAkov Man St, IL-9112001 Jerusalem, 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
  • Giulio Ceolotto, 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
  • 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, PhD
    Department of Health Sciences, Magna Græcia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Interests: dialysis; hemodialysis; chronic renal failure; diabetes; hypertension; acute kidney injury; clinical nephrology; kidney transplantation; transplantation; carbon dioxide
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Salvatore De Rosa, MD, PhD
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    Interests: cardiovascular disease; biomarkers; invasive coronary imaging; IVUS; OCT; coronary angiography
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
    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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
    Special Issue in Alcohol and Heart Health
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
    Special Issue in Heart Health and Aging
  • Gabriele Fragasso, MD
    Heart Failure Unit, IRCCS San Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Interests: heart failure; left ventricular function; exercise; coronary artery disease; metabolism
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Guido Grassi, MD
    Department of Health Sciences, Clinica Medica, University Miano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Interests: blood pressure; heart failure; hypertension
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Michael Henein, MD, PhD, MSc
    Umea Heart Centre, Umea University, Sweden
    Interests: Coronary calcification; Heart failure; Valvular heart disease
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Massimo Iacoviello, MD, PhD
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences; University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Interests: heart failure; autonomic nervous system activity; dilated cardiomyopathies; echocardiography
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Teruo Inoue, MD, PhD
    Nasu Red Cross Hospital, Tochigi, Japan; Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Interests: Molecular mechanism in vascular injury and repair; Inflammation in restenosis/atherosclerosis; Vascular endothelial function ; Vascular failure; Regenerative Medicine
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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; Anticoagulant Agent; Hemorrhage; Pulmonary Veins; Catheter Ablation; Atrial Fibrillation; Idarucizumab; Dabigatran Etexilate; Anticoagulant Agent
  • 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
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Interests: sleep apnea; sleep disorders; heart failure; hemodynamics; positive airway pressure; telemedicine
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Department of Kinesiology and Health, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA; Department of Cardiology, Washington DC VA Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA; School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Interests: exercise science; exercise physiology; physical activity; exercise intervention; exercise performance; sports science; physical fitness; epidemiology; exercise testing; hypertension
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Manuel Martínez Sellés, PhD
    University Hospital Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    Interests: myocardial infarction
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Sophie Mavrogeni, MD, PhD
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
    Interests: cardiovascular imaging modalities; autoimmune rheumatic diseases; arrhythmia; heart failure; coronary artery disease; valvular disease
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Julio Núñez Villota, MD, PhD
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital Clínico Universitario Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Interests: Interventional cardiology; Heart failure; Acute coronary syndrome
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
    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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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, PhD
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Interests: cardiac hemodynamics; interventional cardiology; microcirculation; coronary artery disease; cardiomyopathy
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Vladimir M. Pokrovskii, MD, PhD
    Department, Kuban State Medical Academy, Department of Normal Physiology, Krasnodar, Russia
    Interests: Atrial fibrillation; Rhythm disorders; Chronic heart failure
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Emma Louise Robinson, PhD
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
  • Michael D. Shapiro, MD
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Interests: lipids; lipoprotein metabolism; atherosclerosis; prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Juan Tamargo
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense, Instituto De Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
    Interests: cardiovascular pharmacology
  • 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 Christoph Tanner, MD
    Univ Hosp Zurich, Univ Heart Ctr, Dept Cardiol, 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
  • Brian Tomlinson, MD
    Faculty of Medicine, Macau University of Science and Technology, Taipa, Macau, China
    Interests: the pathogenesis and treatment of hyperlipidaemia; hypertension; the metabolic syndrome and diabetes the clinical pharmacology; toxicology and pharmacogenetics of drugs; particularly in the cardiovascular field
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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
  • Dimitris Tousoulis, MD
    1st Cardiology Department, "Hippokration" General Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Interests: inflammation; atherosclerosis; acute coronary syndromes
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Guo-wei Tu, MD, PhD
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Interests: hemodynamic monitoring; cardiogenic shock; ECMO; acute kidney injury
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  • Antonino Tuttolomondo, MD, PhD, MSc
    Department of Health Promotion, Mother and Child Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Interests: ischemic stroke; stroke subtypes; inflammation; cytokines; diabetic foot; congestive heart failure
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
    Special Issue in Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • Massimo Volpe, MD
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Interests: Hypertension; Chronic Heart Failure; Hypertension
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
  • 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
  • Marco Zimarino, MD, PhD
    Institute of Cardiology, G. D'Annunzio University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
    Interests: Coronary artery disease; Intravascular imaging; TAVI; Mitraclip; PFO closure
  • Alessandro Zorzi, MD, PhD
    Department of Cardio-Thoraco-Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Interests: sports cardiology; sudden death; ventricular arrhythmias; athletes; arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy; cardiac arrest
    Special Issues and Topics in IMR Press journals
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