Reviewer Board
Ekram W. Abd El-Wahab, PhD, MPH
Department of Tropical Health, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Interests: CVDs from the epidemiological point of view; risk assessment; prevention and control
Mohammad Abdelghani, PhD, MD
Department of Cardiology, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Daniel Addison, MD
Cardio-Oncology Program, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, Columbus, OH, USA
Stuti Agarwal, MD
Stanford University
Harsh Agrawal, MD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA
Mohamed Abdulwahab Alassal, MD
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Prince Salman Heart Center, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Interests: adult cardiac surgery ; circulatory support devices; ECMO; LVAD; adult congenital;  mitral and aortic surgery
Rossini Alessandro, PhD
Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII, Piazza OMS 1, Bergamo, 24127, Italy
Mohammad Alkhalil, MD
Cardiothoracic Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN, United Kingdom
Interests: Coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis/ intervention); Structural heart disease (TAVI); Lipid
Aladeen Alloubani, PhD
Nursing Research Unit, King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan
M Chadi Alraies, MD, MPH
Department of Cardiology, Detroit Medical Center, Heart Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Interests: Coronary intervention; Coronary atherectomy; Coronary calcium; Hemodynamics support; Weaning and escalation of mechanical support; Cardio genie shock; Vascular access and closure
Antonio F. Amico, MD
Ospedale San Giuseppe da Copertino, Copertino, Lecce, Italy
Interests: heart failure; cardiovascular prevention; cardiac rehabilitation; atrial fibrillation; cardiovascular pharmacology
Oana Antal, PhD, MD
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, "Iuliu Hațieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania; Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cluj Emergency Clinical County Hospital, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
Pier Luigi Antignani, MD
Vascular Center, Nuova Villa Claudia, Rome, Italy
Fateen Ata, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Interests: Internal Medicine; Endocrinology; Heart failure; General Medicine; Diabetes
Jacob Atie, MD, PhD
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Serviço de Arritmias, Clínica São Vicente - IDOR, Rua João Borges, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Interests: ablation; atrial fibrillation; ventricular tachycardia; supra ventricular; arrhythmia; sudden death; electrical storm; Wolff-Parkinson-White; defibrillator; CRT
Zurab Azmaiparashvili, MD
Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
Interests: COVID-19; COVID-19 coagulopathy; cardiovascular disease; internal medicine
Meor Azraai, MD
Epworth Healthcare, Department of Cardiology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nicolae Bacalbasa, MD
Center of Excellence in Translational Medicine, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: surgical oncology; hepato-bilio-pancreatic surgery; vascular resection; vascular reconstruction; extended pelvic resections
Shiv Bagga, MD
Cahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Interests: interventional cardiology; cardio-oncology and cardiac electrophysiology
Gülistan Bahat, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, TURKEY
Hooman Bakhshi, MD
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA
Interests: Interventional and structural cardiology; coronary artery calcification; Cardiac and inflammatory biomarkers and proteomics.
Hasan Ali Barman, MD
Cerrahpasa Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
Samra Bashir, PhD
Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad, Pakistan
Ladislav Batalik, PhD
Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech Republic; Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Najdat Bazarbashi, MD
Department of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Interests: TAVR; cardiogenic shock; antiplatelet therapy; PCI; heart failure
Matteo Beltrami, MD, PhD
Cardiology Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence, Italy
Interests: heart failure; cardiomyopathies; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; dilated cardiomyopathy; cardiac magnetic resonance; echocardiography
Andrei M. Belyaev, PhD
Department of Surgrery, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand
Interests: acute type A aortic dissection; heart transplantation; lung transplantation; valvular heart disease; coronary artery disease; postmyocardial infarction ventricular septal defect repair; socio-economic deprivation
Giuditta Benincasa, PhD
Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences (DAMSS), University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy
Interests: cardiovascular diseases, epigenetics and network-oriented approaches
Alexander E. Berezin, MD
Internal Medicine Department, State Medical University of Zaporozhye, Ukraine.
Interests: heart failure; cardiovascular risk; comorbidities; biomarkers; prediction; translational therapy; progenitor cells; extracellular vesicles
Edyta Blaszczyk, MD
Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology and the Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, and HELIOS Klinikum Berlin Buch, Department of Cardiology and Nephrology, Berlin, Germany.
Interests: cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR); myocardial tissue characterisation/differentiation; fat imaging; cardiovascular magnetic imaging; late gadolinium enhancement; rare cardiomyopathies in cmr; parametric mapping; cardiac perfusion; ischemic heart disease applying cmr; diagnostic of myocarditis/tumors applying cmr
Christian Blockhaus, MD
Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre Niederrhein, Helios Clinics Krefeld, Germany; University Witten/Herdecke, Witten, Germany
Raúl Alfredo Borracci, MD
Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Austral University, Argentina/Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital Aleman, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Walid Bouaziz, PhD
French Armed Biomedical Research Institute, Unit of Physiology of Exercise and Activities in Extreme Conditions, Brétigny sur Orge, France
Interests: aging and physical activity; obesity and physical activity; cardio-respiratory physiology; performance; endurance training; high-Intensity interval training
Gabriele Brosolo, MD
Department of Medicine , University of Udine , Udine , Italy
Interests: heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF); pericardial diseases; secondary and resistant hypertension
Brandon Budhram, MD
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, ON, Canada
Alexandru Burlacu, MD, PhD
University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr. T. Popa” Iasi, ROMANIA
Interests: Antithrombotics; Anticoagulants (DOACS/VKAs); Antiplatelet therapy; Thrombotic events; Coronary artery disease Atherosclerosis; PTCA; PCI; Coronary interventions; CABG/surgery; chronic kidney disease/dialysis patients & antithrombotic regimens
Alessandro Cannavale, MD
"Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Elio Caruso, MD
Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital Centro Cardiologico Pediatrico del Mediterraneo, San Vincenzo Hospital, Taormina, Messina, Italy
Antonino Catalano, MD, PhD
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: Cognitive Impairment; Anxiety; Depression; Comorbidity
Lourdes Chacon, MD
Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: heart failure; organ transplantation; regenerative medicine; primary graph dysfunction; sex/gender differences; biomarkers; ischemia-reperfusion injury; stroke; extracorporeal membrane oxygen
Shaojie Chen, PhD, MD
Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien (CCB) / Kardiologie, Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Parag Anilkumar Chevli, MBBS
Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Hospital Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest, Medical Center Blvd Winston Salem, NC, USA
Interests: Preventive cardiology; Lipid metabolism; Alcohol and CVD; Nutrition and CVD; Coronary artery calcium
Rita Chiaramonte, MD
Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, ASP 7, Scicli Hospital, Ragusa, Italy
Alessandro Ciavarella, MD
Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy; A. Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
Interests: coagulation; thrombosis; hemophilia; von willebrand disease; bleeding disorders; cardiovascular disease; endothelium
Francesco Condello, MD
Cardiovascular Diseases Humanitas University, Milan, Italy
Interests: coronary artery disease; antiplatelet therapy; percutaneous coronary intervention; heart valve diseases; meta-analysis
Cecilia Gonzalez Corcia, PhD
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, St Luc Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Marcos Celio De Almeida, MD, PhD
Department of Genetics and Morphology, University of Brasília, Brazil
Interests: Heart anatomy; Comparative heart Anatomy; Purkinje network; Conduction system; Heart Pathology; History of Medicine in special of the conduction system
Corstiaan A. den Uil, MD, PhD
Department of Intensive Care, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Department of Intensive Care, Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Antonio Di Monaco, MD
Dipartimento di Cardiologia. Ospedale Generale Regionale "F. Miulli", Acquaviva delle Fonti (Bari), Italy
Ning Ding, MD
Johns Hopkins University; Yale/Bridgeport Hospital
Aleksander Dokollari, MD
Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht - CARIM, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands
Interests: cardiac surgery; cardiology; intensive care unit; echocardiography; medical therapy
Magdalena Chottová Dvořáková, PhD
Medical Faculty in Pilsen, Charles University, Czech Republic
Interests: acute coronary syndrome; immunometabolism; duchenne muscular dystrophy; cardiomyopathy; precision medicine
Jhansi R. Dyavanapalli, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, George Washington University, Washington, USA
Interests: Autonomic, parasympathetic; heart; brainstem; intracardiac neurons; Vagus; Chemogenetics; Optigenetics; Heart rate; Blood pressure; Heart failure; Hypertension
Antonello D’Andrea, MD, PhD
Unit of Cardiology and Intensive Coronary Care, Umberto I Hospital, Nocera Inferiore, Italy
Interests: Athlete's Heart; left ventricular hypertrophy; heart failure; stress echocardiography; mitral valve; right ventricle; echo in emergency
Chengming Fan, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Interests: cardiovascular surgery; congenital heart disease; valvuval surgery; ischemic heart disease; CABG; stem cells; proliferation
Peter D. Farjo, MD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV, USA
Tobias Rudholm Feldreich, MD
School of Health and Social Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
Interests: cardiovascular and renal epidemiology
Antonietta Franco, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Pharmacogenomics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
Interests: Mitochondria fusion, Mitophagy, Mitochondria Metabolism, Apoptosis, Cell biology, Cardiomyopathy, Cardio, neuro disease
Ilaria Franzese, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: minimally invasive cardiac surgery; aortic valve replacement; aortic arch repair; frozen elephunt trunk; TEVAR; TAVI; trancatheter heart valve procedure; cerebral perfusion during cardiac surgery; cardiac tumor
ATTILA FRIGY, PhD
George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Târgu-Mureș, Târgu Mureș, Romania
Interests: Heart failure, Ventricular function, Cardiomyopathy, Valvular heart disease. Echocardiography, Autonomic tests, Heart rate variability, Sleep apnea
Piotr Futyma, MD
St. Joseph's Heart Rhythm Center, Rzeszów, Poland
Daniela Gabrielli, PhD, MD
Unit of Interventional Radiology, “C. e G. Mazzoni” Hospital, Ascoli Piceno, AV5 – ASUR MARCHE, Italy
Jacek Gajek, MD, PhD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: atrial fibrillation; atrial fibrillation ablation; atrial flutter; heart failure; direct His-bundle pacing; left bundle branch area pacing; implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
Michael P. Gannon, MD
Department of Pathology, Temple University Hospital, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Interests: Sudden cardiac death; MINOCA (Myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries); cardiac imaging; cardiac MRI; coronary CTA; coronary artery disease; cardiogenomics; cardiac risk prediction; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Ignacio Iglesias Garriz, MD
Department of Cardiology, Complejo Asistencial Universitario de Leon, 24071, Leon, Spain
Alessio Gasperetti, MD
Cardiology Unit, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
Marine Gaudry, MD
Department of Vascular Surgery, APHM, Timone Hospital, Timone Aortic Center, Marseille, France
Interests: aortic dissection; TEVAR; thoracic aortic aneurysm; hybrid repair; abdominal aortic aneurysm; risk factors; carotid stenosis
Efstratios Georgakarakos, MD
Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Interests: abdominal aortic aneurysm; endovascular aneurysm repair; vascular surgery; endografts; vascular trauma; aorta; endovascular; peripheral arterial disease
Special Issue and Collections in IMR journals
Zafar Gholinejad, PhD
Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Urmia Branch, Islamic Azad University, Urmia, Iran
Comentale Giuseppe, MD
University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Akshay Goel, MBBS, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease Fellow, New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
Interests: myopericarditis; magnetic resonance imaging; thiamine deficiency; korsakoff syndrome; cardiovascular disease; Covid-19
Simone Grassi, MD
Section of Legal Medicine, Department of Health Surveillance and Bioethics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
Interests: Sudden death; Sudden cardiac death; Channelopathy; Cardiomyopathy; Postmortem genetic testing; Forensic pathology; Legal medicine
Luanda Grazette, MD
Cardiovascular Division, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Interests: advanced heart failure; heart failure remission and recovery; mechanical circulatory support; cardiovascular digital health; heart failure preserved ejection fraction; biomarkers in medicine; cardiogenic shock; cardiorenal syndrome; personalized medicine
Elena Grossini, MD, PhD
Laboratory of Physiology, Department of Translational Medicine, University East Piedmont, Novara, Italy
Interests: oxidative stress; mitochondria; nitric oxide; microvesicles; NAFLD; systemic inflammation; plasma redox state
Raviteja Guddeti, MD
Division of Cardiology, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC, USA
Ying Xuan Gue, MD
The County Hospital, Wye Valley NHS Trust, Hereford, United Kingdom
Interests: Thrombosis; Fibrinolysis; Atrial fibrillation; Coronary artery disease prevention
Sergey Gurevich, MD
University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Interests: Structural; Chronic total occlusions (CTO); Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR); MitraClip; Watchman; Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH); Balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA); 3D printing; Virtual and augmented reality
Jun Gyo Gwon, MD
Department of Surgery, Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Interests: cardiovascular disease; aortic aneurysm; arterial occlusive disease; atherosclerosis; carotid stenosis; hemostasis; platelet activation; physical activity
Raymond  N. Haddad, MD
M3C-Necker, Hôpital Universitaire Necker-Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris, France.
Interests: pediatric cardiology; congenital cardiology; interventional cardiology; invasive cardiology; device closure; septal defects; transcatheter interventions; cardiac catheterization; congenital heart disease; hybrid interventions
Anne Dragøy Hafstad, PhD
Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Health Science, UiT-The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
Adrija Hajra, MD
Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Interests: Cardiology; Preventive cardiology; Diabetes, Statin, Cholesterol, Hypertension, COVID, Thrombosis, Pulmonary hypertension.
Hazim Hakmi, MD
Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Anggoro Budi Hartopo, MD
Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada - Dr. Sardjito Hospital, 55281 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Willy Hauzer, MD, PhD
Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Regional Specialist Hospital in Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: abdominal aortic aneurysm; varicose veins of the lower limbs; sclerotherapy; vascular surgery
Stepan Havranek, MD, PhD
2nd Dept of Medicine - Dept of Cardiology & Angiology, General University Hospital in Prague & 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: atrial fibrillation; catheter ablation; pulmonary hypertension; ventricular tachycardia; cardiac imaging
Francisco José Hidalgo, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Reina Sofía Hospital, Córdoba, Spain
Interests: coronary artery disease; percutaneous coronary intervention; coronary bifurcation lesions; coronary physiology; left main; instantaneous wave free ratio
Hirofumi Hioki, MD
Department of Cardiology, Teikyo University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: coronary artery disease; structural heart disease; peripheral artery disease ; Catheter intervention for IHD; SHD; PAD
Calin Homorodean, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, "Iuliu Haţieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Ji Yeon Hong, MD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University, 01830 10 Seoul, Republic of Korea
David Hur, MD
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
Interests: calcification; cardiovascular computed tomography; cardiovascular magnetic resonance; echocardiography; endocarditis; multimodality imaging; pulmonary hypertension; right heart; right ventricle
Yutaka Igarashi, MD, PhD
Department of Environmental Physiology for Exercise, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-3-138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, 5588585, Japan
Guram Imnadze, PhD, MD
Clinic for Electrophysiology, Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany.
Interests: cardiac arrhythmias; electrophysiology; catheter ablation; atrial fibrillation; ventricular arrhythmias; cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (cieds); physiological pacing (hbp; lbbp); leadless pacing
Laura Iop, PhD
Department of Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Ashequl M. Islam, MD
Department of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Interests: valvular heart disease; trans-catheter aortic valve replacement; mitral valve repair; coronary artery disease; coronary stents; paravalvular leak; tricuspid repair
Pupalan Iyngkaran, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Failure & Cardiac Imaging) and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, University of Notre Dame, Werribee Mercy Sub School, School of Medicine Sydney . Australia
Kirolos A. Jacob, MD
Division Heart and Lung, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Mohammad  Jamshidi, MD
Research and Innovation Centre for Electrical Engineering (RICE), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of West Bohemia (UWB), Pilsen, Czech Republic
Krittika U. Joshi, MD
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Cohen Children’s Medical Center of NY, USA
Albert S. Jung, MD, PhD
Department of Physiology, Temple Universtity, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: Quality and Outcomes in Chronic Systolic Heart Failure and Acute Myocardial Infarction / Ischemic Heart Disease; Hospital Outcomes in Cardiology; Cardiorenal Syndrome, Diastolic Heart Failure (HFPEF)
Vikas Kalra, MD
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Interests: Arrhythmia; Atrial fibrillation; Ventricular tachycardia; Supraventricular tachycardia; Atrial flutter; Pacemaker; Defibrillation therapy; Coronary artery disease; Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; ECG/Electrocardiogram
Marta Kaluzna-Oleksy, MD
Poznan University of Medical Sciences
Mohamed Gomaa Kamel, MD
Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Minia, Egypt
Interests: Systematic review; Meta-analysis; Diagnostic accuracy; Prediction; Biomarkers; Cardiovascular; Myocardial infarction; Percutaneous coronary intervention; Angina; Epidemiology
Subrata Kar, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Pasodisabled, El Paso, United States
Interests: ulnar PCI; dorsal distal radial PCI; snuff box PCI; radial PCI; gender PCI; minimal dose radiation PCI; minimal dose radiation peripheral intervention; low dose radiation PCI; and alternative access for cardiac catheterization.
Kameel Kassab, MD
Division of Cardiology, Cook County Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Interests: Coronary Artery Disease; Acute coronary Syndromes; Ischemia; Multimodality Imaging
Marius Keller, MD
Echocardiographic Imaging Lab, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen, Germany
Babikir Kheiri, MSc, MBBS
Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Interests: cardiovascular diseases; electrophysiology and arrhythmias; cardiovascular imaging (echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI); preventive cardiology; anti-thrombotic therapy; clinical education; meta-analysis
Elahe Khodadi, MSc
Research center of thalassemia & hemoglobinopathy, Health research institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Interests: Bone marrow niche; Molecular pathways; Epigenetics; Cancer biology
Sung Hea Kim, MD
Department of Cardiology, Konkuk University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Interests: Heart failure; Atrial fibrillation; Biomarker; Hypertension; Metabolic syndrome
Annamaria Kosztin, MD, PhD
Heart and Vascular Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Interests: chronic heart failure; heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; heart failure with reduced ejection fraction; cardiac resynchronization therapy; implantable cardioverter defibrillator; sudden cardiac death
Tomáš Kovárník, PhD
Veobecná Fakultní Nemocnice V Prazedisabled, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: drug eluting stent; atherosclerotic plaques; acute coronary syndrome; percutaneous coronary intervention; acute ischemic stroke; COVID-19
Bahij Kreidieh, MD
Lankenau Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
Interests: atrial fibrillation; stroke prediction and prevention and the study of the left atrial appendage; cardiac arrhythmias; mechanism; pharmacologic therapy; ablative therapy; complications
Rahul Kumar, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA.
Interests: pulmonary hypertension; immunology; inflammation; high-altitude hypoxia; vascular remodelling; schistosomiasis
Akshay Kumar, MD
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh,  USA
Peter Kupo, MD
Heart Institute, University of Pecs, Hungary
Stefan Kurath-Koller, MD
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
Ioannis D. Kyriazis, PhD
Lab of Animal Physiology, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Greece
Interests: diabetic cardiomyopathy; ischemia reperfusion; transcriptional regulation; cardiac metabolism; oxidative stress; lipotoxixity; glucotoxicity; septic cardiomyopathy; spackle tracking echocardiography
Regent Lee, PhD
Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Justin Lee, MD
Department of Cardiology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
Interests: interventional cardiology; percutaneous coronary interventions; intravascular imaging; coronary physiology; coronary atherectomy
Benedetta Leonardi, MD
Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Interests: pediatric congenital heart disease; tetralogy of fallot; congenital heart disease; coronary anomalies; Kawasaki disease; cardiac magnetic resonance
Yu Ligen, MD
Talent Recruitment and Career Support (TRACS) Office and Bibliometrics Analysis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Martin Lindgren, MD
Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra, Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: heart failure; structural heart disease; prevention; epidemiology; physical activity; fitness
Kevin Bryan Lo, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Susana Lopes, MD
School of Health Sciences, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Hong Lu, MD, PhD
Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
Interests: Atherosclerosis; Aortic aneurysms; Aortic dissection; Renin-angiotensin system; Angiotensinogen, Megalin
Fabiana Lucà, MD, PhD, FESC
Department of Cardiology, Grande Ospedale Metropolitano, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: mitral valve; coronary artery bypass; catheter ablation; echocardiography; heart failure
Thomas Hadberg Lynge, MD
The Heart Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Maite Iglesias López, MD
Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid
Ajit Magadum, PhD
Center for Translational Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
Interests: cardiac regeneration; mRNA therapy; cardiomyocyte proliferation; cardiac hypertrophy and fibrosis; nucleic acid therapeutics; drug screening; and heart failure
Alessandro Mandurino-Mirizzi, MD
Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Division of Cardiology, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy.
Antonino Maniaci, MD
Medical, Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies G.F. Ingrassia, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: OSAS; sleep breathing disorders; sleep apnea; OSA surgery; Oral appliance; MAD; Positional OSA
Simona Manole, MD
Faculty of Medicine, "Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: Cardiac MRI; Cardiac CT; Cardiovascular imaging; Coronary arteries; Cardiac malformations; Vascular malformations; Myocardial infarction; Cardiomyopathy; Cardiac tumor
Loredana Manolescu, PhD, MD
Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Midwifery and Nursing, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
Stéphane Manzo-Silberman, MD
Département de Cardiologie, Hôpital Lariboisière, Université Paris, Paris, France
Jacopo Marazzato, MD
Department of Medicine and Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
Diana Massai, PhD
Polito(BIO)Med Lab, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Antonino Mignano, MD
G. D'Alessandro Department of Health Promotion and of Maternal and Child, Internal, and Specialist Medicine (PROMISE), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy; Intensive Coronary Care Unit, Emergency Department, Paolo Giaccone University Hospital, Palermo, Italy
Interests: cardiac pacing; AHRE; atrial fibrillation;  electrophysiology; zero X-ray ablation
Liew Yih Miin, PhD
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Anat Milman, MD
Leviev Heart Institute, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Tanveer Mir, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Andres Miranda-Arboleda, MD
Division of Cardiology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Cardiology Department, Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital, Medellín, Colombia
Interests: Electrophysiology; atrial fibrillation; ventricular arrhythmias; premature ventricular contractions; cardio-oncology
Claudia de los Angeles Miranda-Fuentes, MD
Académica Escuela de Kinesiología, Universidad Andres Bello, Sede Santiago, Chile
Gianfranco Mitacchione, MD, PhD
Ospedale Luigi Sacco - Polo Universitario, Italy
Yoshiaki Mizutani, MD
Department of Cardiology, Yokkaichi Municipal Hospital, Mie, Japan
Interests: atrial fibrillation; cardiac electrophysiology; catheter ablation; paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias; ventricular arrhythmias
Alberto Monello, MD
Division of Cardiology, Guglielmo da Saliceto Hospital, Piacenza, Italy
Interests: percutaneous coronary intervention; ST elevation myocardial infarction; acute coronary syndrome; drug eluting stent; elderly patients; dual antiplatelet therapy; secondary prevention
Sergio Moral, MD
Hospital Universitari de Girona Dr. Josep Truetadisabled, Girona, Spain
Carlos Arias Morales, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, St. Barnabas Hospital Bronx, Bronx, NY, United States
Gonçalo Morgado, MD
Hospital Garcia de Orta, Almada, Portuga
Elisabetta Moscarella, MD
Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli," Naples, Italy; Division of Cardiology, A.O.R.N. "Sant'Anna e San Sebastiano," Caserta, Italy
Alexandros Moschovas, MD
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Jena, Germany
Interests: Cardiothoracic surgery; Vascular surgery; Cardiovascular anesthesia; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Biomaterials; Cardiovascular prostheses; Immunobiology
Ebrahim Mostafavi, PhD
Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Interests: Nanomedicine; Human induced pluripotent stem cells; Cardiovascular regenerative medicine; stem cells; 3D bioprinting of vascularized cardiac tissues; Biomaterials; Tissue engineering; Drug delivery; Antimicrobial materials; Hydrogels
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Klaudiusz Nadolny, MSc
Univeristy of Technology · Department emergency Medical service
Yuji Nagatomo, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan
Interests: heart failure; heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; hemodynamics; cardiomyopathy; autoimmunity; microbiota; echocardiography
Mouhamed Nashawi, MD
Division of Medicine, MC 7870 UT Health San Antonio 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio
Mahmoud Nassar
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System, New York City, NY, USA; NYC Health + Hospitals, Queens, New York City, NY, USA
Interests: arrhythmias; implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD); sudden cardiac deathS-ICD; diabetes; nutrition
Ana Neto, MD
Department of Cardiology, Centro Hospitalar Tamega e Sousa, E.P.E., Av. Hospital Padre Américo 210, Portugal
Interests: acute heart failure; chronic heart failure; cardiomyopathies; cardiac rehabilitation
Isabel T. N. Nguyen, PhD
University Medical Center Utrechtdisabled, Utrecht, Netherlands
Concetta Di Nora, MD
Department of Cardiothoracic Science, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Udine, Italy
Interests: heart failure; echocardiography; heart transplantation; cardiac rehabilitation; heart valve diseases; rare diseases; cardiac amyloidosis; aortic diseases; mechanical circulation support
Vincenzo Nuzzi, MD
Cardiovascular Department, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata Giuliano Isontina (ASUGI), University of Trieste, Italy
Interests: Chronic heart failure; Non-ichemic dilated cardiomyopathy; Atrial fibrillation in heart failure; Congestion; Cardiac involvement in COVID-19
Dike Ojji, PhD, MD
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Abuja, and University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Nigeria
Interests: hypertension pharmacotherapy; hypertensive heart failure; transthoracic echocardiography; preventive cardiology; hypertension treatment; primary care
Arinze Nkemdirim Okere, PharmD
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Yoshiyuki Okuya, MD
Carle Heart and Vascular Institute, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign, IL, USA.
Interests: Percutaneous coronary intervention; Intravascular ultrasound; Chronic total occlusion
Foluso O. Osunsanmi, PhD
Department of Agriculture, University of Zululand, KwaDlangezwa 3886, South Africa
Interests: Clinical Biochemistry; Clinical microbiology; Food Biochemistry; Medicinal Plants Biochemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Ethno-pharmacology; Natural Product Synthetic Chemistry; Functional foods; Metabolic Diseases; Nutritional Biochemistry; Microbiology, Biotechnology
Semra Ozdemir, PhD
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Faculty of Medicine Department of Nuclear Medicine, Turkey
Francesco Paciullo, MD
Department of Medicine and Surgery, Section of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.
Sara Pahlavan, PhD
Department of Stem Cells and Developmental Biology, Cell Science Research Center, Royan Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Technology, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
Zach K.T. Pang, PhD
Deputy Group Leader, Analytical Science & Technology (GlycoAnalytics), Bioprocessing Technology Institute, Singapore, Singapore
Interests: endothelial dysfunction; atherosclerosis; vascular biology; inflammation; cytokines; shear stress; cardiovascular mechanics; biomechanics; glycobiology; glycomic
Ui Jun Park, MD, PhD
Division of Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dongsan Medical Center, School of Medicine, Keimyung University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
Interests: Endovascular surgery; Peripheral artery disease; Venous disease; Calcium metabolism
Edoardo Pasqui, MD
Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Guido Pastorini, MD
Cardiology Division, Ospedale Regina Montis Regalis, Mondovi' ASL CN1, 12084 Cuneo, Italy
Interests: Primarily in echocardiography (3D, global longitudinal strain, stress echo and TEE); Heart Failure; Cardiovascular prevention; Cardio-Oncology
Peysh Patel, MD
Department of Cardiology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
Interests: chronic heart failure; pacemaker; defibrillators; cardiac synchronisation therapy and inherited cardiomyopathies
Dimitrios Patoulias, MD, PhD
General Hospital of Kozani – National Health Center of Tsotylion, Greece
Interests: diabetes mellitus; cardiovascular disease; chronic kidney disease
Anand Patwardhan, PhD
Department of Pharmacology University of California, San Diego 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: cell biology; cell signaling; cardiovascular biology; inflammation; protein trafficking; endothelial cells; lysosome biology; GPCR; pharmacology
Irene Pescetelli, MD
Institute of Cardiology and Centro di Scienze dell'Invecchiamento (Ce.S.I.Met), 'G. d'Annunzio' University, Chieti, Italy
Interests: coronary artery disease (CAD); acute coronary syndrome; percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI); intravascular imaging; cardiac imaging; coronary stents; ivus; oct; coronary physiology
Alkystis Phinikaridou, MD
School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, King's College London, Westminster Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom
Federica Piani, MD
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: cardiovascular risk; endothelial dysfunction; microvascular dysfunction; hypertensive disorders of pregnancy; hypertension; uric acid; cardionephrology; cardiorenal syndrome; heart failure
Ewa Piotrowicz, MD, PhD
Telecardiology Center, National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: heart failure; exercise training; telerehabilitation; cardiopulmonary exercise testing; electrocardiology
Florentina Pluteanu, PhD
Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
Stefano Poli, PhD
Cardiology Division Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Udine and IRCAB Foundation Udine Italy
Interests: Interventional cardiology; PCI; TAVI; Aortic stenosis; valve disease; Heart failure; Coronary angiography
Sara Policarpo, MD
Northern Lisbon University Center, E.P.E, Portugal
Aldostefano Porcari, MD
Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiomyopathies, Cardiovascular Department, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Giuliano-Isontina (ASUGI) and University of Trieste, Italy
Interests: Chronic Heart Failure; Cardiac Amyloidosis; Myocarditis; Clinical Management and Prognostic Stratification of Genetically-Determined and Infiltrative Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathies; Pericarditis; Percutaneous Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation; Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Sudden Cardiac Death; Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy; Cardiac Contractility Modulation
Emmanouil Poulidakis, MD
Department of Cardiology, European Hospital Geroges Pompidou, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris Descartes University, France (E.P.,C.S.).
Interests: Interventional cardiology; PCI; TAVI; echocardiography
Aldo Prado, MD
Ctr Privado Cardiol, San Miguel De Tucuman, Argentina
Sergej Prijic, MD
School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: pediatric interventional cardiology
Maria Pufulete, MD
Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Interests: Randomised controlled trial (RCT); Non-randomised study; Trial methodology; Systematic review; Meta-analysis; Routinely collected data; Acute coronary syndrome; Dual antiplatelet therapy; Cardiac surgery; Heart failure
Julia Ramirez, MD
William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
Interests: Electrocardiogram signal processing, Cardiovascular risk prediction, Medical statistics, Statistical genetics, Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, GWAS and data science in general
Nurul Shazini Ramli, PhD
Department of Food Science, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Anand Ranpara, MD
Respiratory Health Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
Moshe Rav-Acha, MD
Jesselson Integrated Heart Center, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Interests: cardiac electrophysiology; complex ablations; mri-based ablations; implantable device complications
Antonio Ravaglioli, MD
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Fondazione G. Monasterio, Massa, Italy
Eva Reali, PhD
Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Eva Reali, PhD
Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Interests: immunology; T cells; immune-mediated diseases; immunotherapy; cytokines
Marwa M. M. Refaie, MD
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, El-Minia 61511, Egypt
Interests: cardiotoxicity; oxidative stress; inflammation; myocardial infarction; ischemia
Robert W. Regenhardt, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: ischemic stroke; large vessel occlusion; endovascular thrombectomy; intracerebral hemorrhage; subarachnoid hemorrhage; cerebral aneurysm; arteriovenous malformation; dural arteriovenous fistula; neuroendovascular procedures
Giuseppe Rescigno, MD
Cardiothoracic Department, Heart and Lung Centre, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, UK
Interests: aortic valve disease; minimally invasive surgery; rapid deployment valves; diabetes in cardiac surgery
Carolina Baraldi A. Restini, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, Garfield Road, Building UC4, Clinton Township, MI, USA
Interests: pharmacology; cardiovascular; hypertension; oxidative stress/antioxidant pathways; Perivascular Adipose Tissue (PVAT)
Leonardo Roever, PhD
Department of Clinical Research, Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Interests: Epidemiology; Atherosclerosis; Critical illness; Metabolic syndrome; Risk factors; Neurodegenerative disorders; Cardiovascular diseas; Cardiorenal syndromes; Heart failure; Cerebrovascular disease/stroke; Acute coronary syndromes; Ischemia; Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA); Chronic ischemic heart disease; Atherosclerosis; Inflammation; peripheral vascular disease; Cerebrovascular disorders; Biomarkers; Meta-analysis
Antonino Salvatore Rubino, MD, PhD
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy.
Interests: valve disease; valve surgery; valve repair; mitral valve; aortic valve; ascending aortic surgery; aortic root surgery; coronary revascularization; VAD; IABP
Francisco Javier Ruperti-Repilado, MD
Center for Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiology, University Hospital Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
Ichiro Sakuma, MD
Caress Sapporo Hokko Memorial Clinic, Hokkaido 065-0027, Japan
Tiago Lima Sampaio, PhD
Department of Clinical and Toxicological Analysis, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE CEP 60430-172 Brazil
Interests: Clinical and experimental studies based on the evaluation of biochemical disorders, mainly aimed at assessing cardiovascular risk, endothelial dysfunction, kidney injury, Diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemias, atherosclerosis and pharmacology
Giuseppe Damiano Sanna, MD, PhD
Clinical and Interventional Cardiology, Sassari University Hospital, Via Enrico de Nicola, Sassari 07100, Italy
Interests: Heart Failure - Cardiac imaging (echocardiography including transesophageal and cardiac magnetic resonance) in patients with structural heart diseases - e.g. cardiomyopathies)
Anella Saviano, PhD
ImmunoPharmaLab, Department of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Via Domenico Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Mariangela Scalise, PhD
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Magna Graecia University, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: cardiac stem cells; cardiac regeneration; mirna; aging/senescence; cardiac differentiation; stem cells
Marco Schiavone, MD
Cardiology Unit - Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy
Interests: Cardiac arrhythmias; implantable cardioverter defibrillators; atrial fibrillation; catheter ablation; ventricular tachycardia; cardiac resynchronization therapy; arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy; acute coronary syndromes; spontaneous coronary artery dissection; COVID-19
Simon Schoechlin, MD
Division of Cardiology and Angiology II, University Heart Center Freiburg, Bad Krozingen, Germany
Edoardo Sciatti, MD
Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Brescia 25123, Italy
Interests: Heart failure; Valve echo; Pregnancy
Naveen Anand Seecheran, MD
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago
Takaaki Senbonmatsu, MD
Department of Cardiology International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Japan
Interests: renin-angiotensin system; heart failure; hypertension; cardiac regeneration; iPS cell to cardiomyocyte
Mohd Shahid, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL, 60423, USA.
Interests: Metabolic syndrome; Obesity, Atherosclerosis; Hypertension; Heart failure; Remote Preconditioning; Type 2 Diabetes; Endothelial Dysfunction
Ali Sheikh, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, College of Medicine, Jouf University, Sakaka, Aljouf, Saudi Arabia
Akshay Shekhar, MD
Division of Cardiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Interests: heart development; congenital heart defects; cardiac electrophysiology; cardiac conduction system; arrhythmogenesis; cardiac metabolism; heart failure; inherited cardiomyopathies
Takuro Shirasu, MD
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
Interests: abdominal aortic aneurysm; aeripheral artery disease; acute limb ischemia; chronic limb threatening ischemia; visceral artery disease; open surgery; endovascular therapy; prevention; carotid artery disease; atherosclerosis; translational research
Mohammed Shurrab, PhD
Cardiology Department, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Anwar J. Siddiqui, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: NSTEMI; STEMI; myocardial infarction; acute coronary syndrome; elderly; aging population; coronary angiogram; PCI; heart failure
Harry A. Silber, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Interests: cardiac filling pressure; cardiac congestion; photoplethysmography; valsalva maneuver; vascular endothelial function; cardiac magnetic resonance of vascular function; heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; echocardiography; hemodynamic monitoring
Savastano Simone, MD
Division of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
Interests: out-of-hospital Cardiac arrest; in-hospital Cardiac arrest; sudden death; ventricular arrhythmias; electric storm; cathether ablation; Cardiac implantable electronic device
Mahavir Singh, MD
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine   University of Louisville 40202, Kentucky, USA
Tomasz Skowerski, MD, PhD
School of Medicine in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
Mi Kyoung Song, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children's Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Interests: Pediatric cardiology; Congenital heart disease; Pediatric arrhythmia; Arrhythmia in adult congenital heart disease; Channelopathy; Pediatric electrophysiology; Pediatric cardiomyopathy; Sudden death in children; Device therapy in children
Miron Sopić, MD
Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: non-coding RNAs as diagnostic and therapeutic targets for atherosclerotic CVDs; role of inflammation and aging in the development and aggregation of CVDs; metabolic disorders associated with high risk for CVD development
Camilo G. Sotomayor, MD, PhD
Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Interests: kidney transplantation; cardiovascular disease; body imaging; ultrasound; computed tomography; clinical outcomes; clinical epidemiology
Stergios Soulaidopoulos, MD
First Department of Cardiology and Electrophysiology Laboratory, Hippokration General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
Interests: Interventional cardiology; coronary artery disease; valvular heart disease; pulmonary hypertension; congenital heart disease; mitral valve interventions
Michael Spartalis, MD
3rd Department of Cardiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Sotiria Thoracic Diseases General Hospital, Athens, Greece
Interests: device therapy; electrophysiology; catheter ablation; ventricular arrhythmias; sudden cardiac death
Domenico Spinelli, MD
Unit of Vascular Surgery, Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphological and Functional Imaging, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: vascular surgery; endovascular surgery; aortic surgery; aortic aneurysm; aortic dissection; peripheral artery disease; carotid disease
Gautam Srivastava, PhD
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Brandon University, Brandon, R7A 6A9 Canada
Ovidiu Stiru, PhD, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, 'Prof. Dr. C. C. Iliescu' Institute of Emergency for Cardiovascular Diseases, 022322 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: Aortic dissection; Thoracic aneurysm; Cardiac surgery; Vascular surgery
Rima Styra, MD
Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Kayo Sugiyama, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan
Alexei N. Sumin, MD
Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution “Research Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases”, Sosnovy Blvd. 6, Kemerovo, Russia
Interests: coronary artery disease; peripheral artery disease; cardiac rehabilitation; psychosomatic in cardiology; echocardiography; cardiac risk in noncardiac surgery; cardio-oncology; arterial stiffness
Madhan Sundaram, MD
Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
Interests: coronary artery disease; percutaneous coronary intervention; pulmonary embolism; peripheral vcascular disease; Endovascular interventions; transcatheter aortic valve replacement; high risk coronary interventions; cardiogenic shock
Daiji Takajo, MD
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Central Michigan University, Detroit, MI, USA
Jun K.  Takeuchi, MD
Division of Bio-informational Pharmacology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: heart development; differentiation; regeneration; congenital heart diseases; epigenetics
Mirela Tiglis, MD, PhD
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Emergency Clinical Hospital of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: Anemia management; Perioperative blood transfusion; Strategies to reduce blood transfusion; Surgery; Clinical
Mirela Cleopatra Tomescu, MD, PhD
Multidisciplinary Heart Research Team, Cardiology Department, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania; Cardiology Clinic, Timisoara Municipal Clinical Emergency Hospital, Timisoara, Romania
Interests: noninvasive cardiology; acute coronary syndromes; heart failure; hypertension; metabolic syndrome; echocardiography; cardiovascular rehabilitation
Vu Hoang Tran, MD, PhD
Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport Hospital, USA
Lucia Tricarico, MD
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: Heart failure; Pulmonary hypertension; Atrial fibrillation; Oral anticoagulant; Chronic heart failure; ARNI
Dimitris Tsiantoulas, PhD
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Guowei Tu, MD
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
Interests: hemodynamic monitoring, cardiogenic shock; ECMO; acute kidney injury
Mariana Tudoran, MD
Department VII, Internal Medicine II, Discipline of Cardiology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babes" Timisoara, E. Murgu Square, Timisoara, Romania. Center of Molecular Research in Nephrology and Vascular Disease, Faculty of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babes" Timisoara, E. Murgu Square, Timisoara, Romania. County Emergency Hospital, L. Rebreanu Str., Timisoara, Romania.
Interests: Non-invasive cardiology; Heart failure; Pulmonary hypertension; Cardiomyopathies; Atrial fibrillation; and various cardiovascular complications in other pathologies
Cristina Tudoran, MD
Department VII, Internal Medicine II, Discipline of Cardiology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babes" Timisoara, E. Murgu Square, Nr. 2, 300041 Timisoara, Romania.
Interests: cardiology; echocardiography; heart failure; pulmonary hypertension; arterial stiffness; arterial hypertension
Prachi Umbarkar, PhD
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Interests: Pathophysiology of cardiac diseases; Unravelling molecular mechanisms contributing to cardiac fibrosis
Marco V. Usai, MD
Department of Vascular Surgery, St. Franziskus Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany
Interests: aortic surgery; endovascular surgery; aortic aneurysm; aortic dissection; aortic remodelling; aortic imaging
Diego Caicedo Valdés, MD
Angiology and Vascular Surgery Department, Complexo Hospitalario de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain.
Leonard A. Valentino, MD
National Hemophilia Foundation, New York, NY, USA; Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: health services delivery; telemedicine; quality of life issues; patient-reported outcomes; coagulation disorders; thrombosis
Floris van den Brink, PhD, MD
Department of Cardiology, Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Ivo M. van Dongen, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: Chronic total coronary occlusions; Acute myocardial infarction; CTO; PCI; Epidemiology; Imaging
Jose F. Varona, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Infanta Cristina University Hospital, Parla, Madrid, Spain; Department of Internal Medicine, HM Montepríncipe University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Radu Vatasescu, MD
Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania; Cardiology Department, Clinical Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: arrhythmias: complex arrhythmia catheter ablation (AFib; SV and V arrhythmias in congenital heart disease; VT in structural heart disease; VA in electrical diseases); SCD; devices (CIED): CRT; ICD; S-ICD; W-ICD; His/LBB pacing; leadless
Vedran Velagic, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Tiago R. Velho, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Hospital de Santa Maria-CHLN,, Lisboa, Portugal;Innate Immunity and Inflammation Laboratory, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
Elio Venturini, MD
Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit, Azienda USL Toscana Nord-Ovest, Cecina Civil Hospital, Cecina, Livorno, Italy
Interests: cardiac rehabilitation; cardio-oncology rehabilitation; dyslipidemia; primary and secondary cv prevention; heart failure; exercise physiology and programs; cardio-oncology; adherence to cv therapies
Ștefan Cristian Vesa, MD, PhD
Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology, “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: pharmacology of cardiovascular diseases; pharmacogenetics; vascular ultrasound
Federico Viganego, MD
Cardio-Oncology Program, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
Interests: cardiovascular outcomes; healthcare economics in cardiovascular medicine; cardio-oncology; echocardiography; arrhythmias; cardiomyopathies; heart failure; general cardiology; Covid-19; preventive cardiology
Seth Vijayan, MD
Consultant Cardiologist, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, USA
Interests: interventional cardiology; percutaneous coronary intervention; coronary physiology; transcatheter aortic valve implantation; TAVI; TAVR; mitraclip; structural heart intervention; coronary angiography
Eduardo M. Vilela, MD, PhD
Cardiology Department, Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Interests: Cardiovascular prevention; Cardiac rehabilitation; Cardiopulmonary exercise testing; Sports cardiology; Cardiac biomarkers; Echocardiography
Manlio Vinciguerra, PhD
Center for Translational Medicine International Clinical Research Center (FNUSA-ICRC) Brno, Czech Republic
Giuseppe Vitale, MD
Department of Radiology, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Napoli, Italy
Interests: heart failure; echocardiography; preventive cardiology; cardiovascular rehabilitation; dyslipidaemias; cardiopulmonary exercise test; coronary artery disease; heart valve diseases
Piergiusto Vitulli, MD
Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University "Gabriele d'Annunzio", Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy
Interests: Interventional cardiology; Myocardial revascularization; Intensive care; Heart failure; Coronary artery disease; Statistics; Systematic review; Meta-analysis
Jiong-Wei Wang, PhD
Department of Surgery, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Interests: cardiovascular immunology; myocardial injury; heart failure; nanomedicine; extracellular vesicles; animal models
Liam J. Ward, PhD
Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology , Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Francesca Wirth, PhD
Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Malta
Interests: Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy; Pharmacogenetics and precision Medicine; Point of care testing; Acute coronary syndrome; Heart failure, Adherence; Antiplatelet therapy; Statins; In-stent restenosis; stable angina
Atsuhiko Yagishita, MD
Department of Cardiology, Tokai University, Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
Takanori Yamaguchi, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga University, Saga, Japan
Kennosuke Yamashita, MD
Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital Division of Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories 35-1, Chigasaki-Chuo, Tsuzuki, Yokohama, Japan.
Interests: atrial Fibrillation; LGE-MRI; fibrosis; catheter ablation; electroanatomical mapping; antithrombotic therapy; heart failure
Bo Yan, MD
Jining Medical University, Jining, Shandong, China
Farah Yasmin, MBBS
Department of Internal Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
Interests: Heart Failure; Coronary Artery Disease (Atherosclerosis and Intervention); Cardiovascular Outcomes; Cardiovascular Prevention
Zohaib Yousaf, MD, MSc
Department of Internal Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Interests: Internal Medicine; Point of care ultrasonography; Infectious disease; Clinical research; Pandemic; Medical education; Well-being; Pleural effusion; Hyponatremia; SIADH
Jenny E. Zablah, MD
The Heart Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, USA
Interests: congenital heart disease; interventional cardiology; 3D printing; virtual reality; invasive imaging; percutaneous valve implantation
Daniela Zanetti, MD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Interests: epidemiology; population genetics; genetics; genomics; proteomics; genome-wide; association studies; mendelian randomization; prediction; polygenic risk scores; cardiometabolic traits
Cédrick Zaouter, MD
Department of Anesthesiology, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
Paolo Zappulla, MD
Division of Cardiology, Centro alte specialità e trapianti (C.A.S.T.), Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico "G. Rodolico - San Marco," University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: Cardia pacing; Cardiac resynchronization therapy; Electrophysiology; Atrial fibrillation; Supraventricular arrhythmias; Ventricular arrhythmias; Heart failure; Canolopathies; Ablation
Mahmoud Zaqout, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: pediatric cardiology; physical activity
Ruihai Zhou, MD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Massimo Zoni-Berisso, MD
Padre Antero Micone Hospital, ASL 3 "Genovese", Genova, Italy.
Interests: cardiac arrhythmias
Ahmad Syadi Mahmood Zuhdi, MPH
University of Malaya
Interests: Percutaneous coronary intervention; ischaemic heart disease
David Zweiker, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmology, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, San Raffaele Hospital, Vita-Salute University, Milan, Italy; Third Clinical Department for Cardiology and Intensive Care, Klinik Ottakring, Vienna, Austria; Division of Cardiology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Robert Zymlinski, MD, PhD
Department of Heart Diseases, Wroclaw Medical University, Borowska, Wroclaw, Poland; Centre for Heart Diseases, Wroclaw University Hospital, Wroclaw, Poland
Agnieszka Zyromska, MD
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Medical Faculty in Bydgoszcz, Toruń, Poland; Oncology Center in Bydgoszcz, Radiotherapy Department, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: adiobiology; late irradiation effects in children and adults; radiotherapy heart toxicity
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