Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Francisco R Breijo-Marquez  

Research Interest:

Clinical cardiology; Non-invasive cardiology research; Clinical research; Heart failure; Internal medicine; Interventional cardiology medicine; Emergency medicine; Medical education; Clinical trials; Electrophysiology

Professor
Cardiology
Murcia University.C. S. Abanilla
USA

Heather Bloom  

Research Interest:

Risk factors for sudden cardiac death and atrial fibrillation, including the complex interactions of oxidative stress with arrhythmia and the relationship of diastolic dysfunction with arrhythmia; CRM (cardiac rhythm management) device infection risk reduction and the impact of autonomic dysfunction on arrhythmia risk and syncope

Director
Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

William C Roberts  

Research Interest:

Cardiology; Pathology

Executive Director
Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute
Baylor University Medical Center
USA

Andrew J Sauer  

Research Interest:

Development, refinement and appropriate use of artificial heart technologies and his goal is to participate in establishing a fully implantable device as a viable alternative to heart transplantation

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine - Division of Cardiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
USA

Donna Wang  

Research Interest:

Molecular intervention; Neuroscience; Cardiovascular medicine; Drug discovery; Nanomedicine

Professor
Neuroscience Program; and Cell and Molecular Biology Program
Michigan State University
USA

Ying-Fu Chen  

Research Interest:

Aorta diseases; Acute aortic dissections; Valvular heart diseases; Aortic valve diseases; Bicuspid aortic valve disease; Coronary anomalies; Ischemic heart disease; Myocardial protection inflammation; Cardiopulmonary bypass-derived systemic inflammatory response syndrome; Endothelial biology; Molecular mechanisms of aorta disease; Stem cells

Professor
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
Taiwan

Arie Blitz  

Research Interest:

Heart/Lung transplantation; Ventricular assist device placement Percutaneous valve therapies Atrial fibrillation surgery; Minimally invasive cardiac surgery; Mitral valve repair; Adult congenital heart surgery; Off-pump coronary artery bypass; Minimally invasive vein harvesting; Revascularization with arterial conduits; Stentless & homograft aortic valve/Root replacement; Thoracic aortic surgery; Laser transmyocardial revascularization; Critical care

Director
Division of Cardiac Surgery
McAllen Heart Hospital
USA

Chuanxi Cai  

Research Interest:

Heart failure; Cardiac stem cells; Cell therapy; Muscle physiology; Cell membrane repair

Associate Professor
Center of Cardiovascular Sciences
Albany Medical College
USA

Stamatios Lerakis  

Research Interest:

General cardiology; Cardiovascular disease; Echocardiogram; Electrocardiogram

Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Emory University
USA

Mineyoshi Aoyama  

Research Interest:

Astrocyte; Oligodendrocyte; Microglia; Neuroprotection; Inflammation

Assistant professor
Department of Molecular Neurobiology
University Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Japan

Hirata Koichi  

Research Interest:

Cerebrovascular disease; Headache; Sleep; Parkinson's disease; Organic depression

Professor
Department of Neurology
Dokkyo Medical University
Japan

Naoki Sato  

Research Interest:

Congestion and organ interactions in heart failure

Clinical Professor
Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Intensive Care Unit
Nippon Medical School Musashi-Kosugi Hospital; Kanagawa
Japan

Takatoshi Kasai  

Research Interest:

Sleep-related breathing disorders; Cardiovascular diseases

Associate Professor
Cardiology and Cardio-Respiratory Sleep Medicine
Juntendo University
Japan

Takuya Watanabe  

Research Interest:

Geriatrics; Cardiovascular medicine; Pathogenetic roles of vasoactive peptides; Pathogenetic roles of vasoactive peptides discovered recently, such as human urotensin II, salusins, heregulins, and incretins in atherosclerosis and its complications

Professor
Laboratory of Cardiovascular Medicine
Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences
Japan

Claudia Penna  

Research Interest:

Cardiovascular physiology; Integrated systems with particular attention to endothelial function and the regulation of coronary circulation; Metabolism; Contractility; Myocardial protection.

Associate Professor
Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences
University of Turin
Italy

Salvatore Patane  

Research Interest:

Acute myocardial infarction; Atrial fibrillation; Cardio-oncology; Cardiotoxicity; Infective endocarditis; Pacemaker

Cardiologist
Cardiology Hospital San Vincenzo
Taormina (Me ) Provincial Health of Messina
Italy

Christian Meyer  

Research Interest:

Nitric oxide metabolism; Neural control of cardiac electrophysiology; Sudden cardiac arrest prevention; Neurally mediated syncope

Section Head
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Pulmonary Diseases and Vascular Medicine
University Hospital Dusseldorf
Germany

Emmanuel E Egom  

Research Interest:

Ischemic heart disease; Diabetes; Heart failure; Sphingolipids; Natriuretic peptides

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Trinity College Dublin
The University of Dublin
Ireland

Eliano Pio Navarese  

Research Interest:

Interventional cardiology; Coronary artery disease; Acute coronary syndrome; Platelets; Thrombosis; Cardiovascular pharmacology; Coronary stents; Advanced statistical analyses; Design of research studies; Meta-analyses; Diabetes

Director
Department of Cardiology and Internal Medicine
Nicolaus Copernicus University
Poland

Gaetano Santulli  

Research Interest:

Physiology and cellular biophysics; Cardiology

Cardiologist
Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Centre for Molecular Cardiology
Columbia University Medical Center
Italy

Puddu Paolo Emilio  

Research Interest:

Imaging technologies: 3D and 4D echocardiography to investigate left ventricular volumes; Contraction and torsion; Experimental cardiology; Cardiovascular epidemiology; Risk factors for coronary and cardiovascular diseases

Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
Sapienza University of Rome
Italy

Manabu Shiraishi  

Research Interest:

Cardiology

Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Asahikawa Medical University
UK

Antoni Paul  

Research Interest:

New targets to limit both the accumulation and the toxicity of cholesterol in foam cells to prevent atherosclerosis development

Associate Professor
Center for Cardiovascular Sciences
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
USA

Sang-Hoon Seol  

Research Interest:

Cardiology

Associate Professor
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine
The Inje University of Korea
Republic of Korea

John F Bebawy  

Research Interest:

Neuroanesthesia; Cerebral blood flow; Cerebral physiology; Cerebral pharmacology; Adenosine; Circulatory arrest; Post-craniotomy hypertension

Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University
USA

Eliano Pio Navarese  

Research Interest:

Interventional cardiology; Coronary artery disease; Acute coronary syndrome; Platelets; Thrombosis; Cardiovascular pharmacology; Coronary stents; Advanced statistical analyses; Design of research studies; Meta-analyses; Diabetes

Director
Department of Invasive Cardiology
National Research Council Institute of Clinical Physiology
Italy

Rajasekhar Nekkanti  

Research Interest:

Atrial Fibrillation; Cardiac Electrophysiology; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Ablation; Cardiovascular Stress Testing; Echocardiography; Heart Failure; Implantable Defibrillators; Pacemaker Implant; Stress Tests; Transesophageal Echocardiography

Associate Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
University of Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina
USA

Mien-Cheng Chen  

Research Interest:

Cardiac electrophysiology; Pacing; Valvular heart disease; Platelet activity; Endothelial function; Adhesion molecules; Cytokines; Endothelial progenitor cells; Apoptosis; Oxidative stress; Autophagy

Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Taiwan

Bhoomika Patel  

Research Interest:

Cardiovascular Pharmacology; Metabolic abnormalities; Cachexia

Assistant Professor
Institute of Pharmacy
NIRMA University
India

Leonard Y Lee  

Research Interest:

Intra Operative Myocardial Biopsy to Evaluate Myocardial Dysfunction in Aortic Valve disease; Aldosterone Receptor Blockade to Promote Adaptive Arterialization of Venous CABG; CON comitante Valuation of Epicor left at Rial Therapy for AF; TX2 Post market Approval Study for Thoracic Aneurysms ; TX2 Low Profile Thoracic Trial for Aneurysms ; TX2D Dissection Trial for Acute Type B Aortic Dissection

Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Cornell Weill Medical College
USA

Nassir A Azimi  

Research Interest:

Interventional Cardiology; Cardiology; Nuclear Cardiology; Vascular & Interventional Radiology; Internal Medicine; Preventive Medicine; Endovascular Surgery

Chair
Department of Internal Medicine
Sharp Grossmont Hospital
USA

Maithili Shenoy  

Research Interest:

Echocardiography; Heart Failure; Cardiovascular; Nuclear Cardiology

Associate Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases
University of Loma Linda Medical Center
USA

Sandeep Kumar Kar  

Research Interest:

Cardiac Surgery; Heart Failure; Cardiac Anesthesiology; Crirical Care; Neuro Anesthesiology; Cardiopulmonary Bypass; Cardiac Surgery; Critical Appraisal Of Research

Associate Professor
Department of cardiac Anesthesiology
University of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
INDIA

Amit Pawale  

Research Interest:

Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support; MItral Valve repair and Aortic Root reconstruction; Coronary revascularization; Minimally invasive cardiac surgery

Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital
USA

Tushar Tuliani  

Research Interest:

Evaluating the Efficacy of Cardiac Biomarkers in Predicting Future Cardiovascular Events and Improving Currently Available Models of Risk Stratification Utilizing Large Databases; I also Utilize Big Data to Study Disparities in Healthcare Delivery and Reimbursement

PGY-5 Fellow
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Florida and Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
USA

Ji Li  

Research Interest:

Signal Transduction in Ischemic Heart and Heart failure; Cardiovascular Complications of Diabetes; Signaling Targets in Cancer Prevention

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Mississippi Medical Center
USA

Hooman Madyoon  

Research Interest:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms; Angina; Angioplasty; Aortic Stenosis; Atrial Fibrillation; Cardiac; Catheterization; Cardiomyopathy; Congestive Heart Failure (CHF); Coronary Artery Disease (CAD); Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT); Echocardiograms; Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction); Heart Murmurs; Heart Valve Diseases; Hypertension; Obesity; Stress Tests (Cardiac, Nuclear, Exercise, Echocardiography, Echocardiogram); Varicose Veins; Venous Insufficiency; Womens Heart Diseases

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
CANADA

Alessandra Barassi  

Research Interest:

Related to Erectile Dysfunction and its Relation to Cardiovascular Diseases

Professor
Department of Health Sciences
University of Milan
ITALY

JYH-MING Jimmy JUANG  

Research Interest:


Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
National Taiwan University College of Medicine
Taiwan

K.M. Krishnamoorthy  

Research Interest:


Professor
Cardiology Department
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
India

Mahesh Chandra Sahu  

Research Interest:

Genetic diversity in different varieties of Solanum melongena; Yeast culture and implementation; Antimicrobial activities of medicinal plants against multidrug resistant pathogenic microorganisms

Director
Department of Medical Research
Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University
India