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Members (138)

Prof. Dr. Andy Wessels
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29466, USA
Interests: cardiovascular development; valvuloseptal morphogenesis; development of the cardiac conduction system; epicardial development and differentiation; etiology of congenital heart disease; developmental basis of acquired cardiovascular diseases; cell lineage tracing; extracellular matrix
Prof. Dr. Thomas Brand
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Associate Editor
Dr. Kenya Kusunose
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Associate Editor
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokushima University Hospital, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan
Interests: echocardiography; heart failure; imaging; artificial intelligence
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Dr. Kelly Smith
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Associate Editor
Department of Anatomy & Physiology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: cardiac morphogenesis; developmental biology; endocardium; myocardium; molecular biology; zebrafish; cell adhesion; cell signalling; left-right patterning
Dr. Maurice Van den Hoff
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Associate Editor
Department of Medical Biology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 15, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: cardiovascular development; epicardium development; myocardium formation; cell signalling; BMP signalling; molecular biology; transgenic mice; congenital cardiac abnormalities
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Dr. Flavio Airoldi
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Cardiovascular Department, IRCCS MultiMedica Hospital, 20099 Milano, Italy
Interests: interventional cardiology; use innovative endovascular devices and techniques; endovascular intervention of the lower limbs; endovascular aortic valve implantation
Dr. Maria Grazia Andreassi
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CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: congenital heart disease; genetics; molecular biology; DNA biomarkers; medical ionizing exposure
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Prof. Dr. Matteo Anselmino
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Division of Cardiology, “Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino” Hospital, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, 10126 Torino, Italy
Interests: mechanisms and pathophysiology of cardiac arrhythmias; clinical and epidemiological aspects of patients with arrhythmia; technological innovation (devices and mapping systems) for the improvement of safety and efficacy of the treatment of complex cardiac arrhythmias; optimization and research of alternative energy sources for the percutaneous treatment of cardiac arrhythmias; computational models of systemic and cerebral circulation in the course of arrhythmia; epidemiological aspects, risk stratification and innovative treatments of sudden death; statistical models of risk stratification
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Prof. Dr. Jeroen Bakkers
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Hubrecht Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: patterning; zebrafish; regeneration; laterality
Prof. Dr. Antonio Baldini
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Molecular Biology, University Federico II, Institute of Genetics and Biophysics (IGB), National Research Council (CNR), 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: transcriptional regulation; epigenetics of cardiac progenitors; T-box transcription factors; cardiac outflow tract development; DiGeorge syndrome
Prof. Dr. Fabrice Bauer
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Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Team Unit, Rouen University Hospital, Hôpital Charles Nicolle, F76000 Rouen, France
Interests: heart failure; amyloidosis; artificial intelligence; valvular heart disease; acute heart failure; pulmonary hypertension; cardiovascular imaging; structural heart disease
Dr. John A. Baugh
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UCD Conway Institute, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: biomarkers; heart failure; chronic fibrotic disease; HFpEF; epigenetic regulation; inflammatory cell function; angiogenesis
Dr. Sergio Berti
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Fondazione C.N.R. Reg. Toscana G. Monasterio, Ospedale del Cuore, 54100 Massa, Italy
Interests: interventional cardiology; TAVI; transcatheter mitral repair; STEMI; NSTEMI; transcatheter tricuspid repair; LAA closure
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Prof. Dr. Rolf Bodmer
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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, 10901 N. Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: drosophila; model systems; cardiogenesis; cardiomyopathy; lipotoxicity; congenital heart disease; arrhythmia; aging
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Boriani
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Cardiology Division, Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, Modena University Hospital, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41121 Modena, Italy
Interests: arrhythmias-general; atrial fibrillation; device therapy; chronic heart failure; public health and health economics
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Dr. Marina Campione
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CNR Neuroscience Institute and Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padua, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: cardiac development; left–right development; cardiomyocyte biology; transcriptional regulation; arrhythmia
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Prof. Dr. Jau-Nian Chen
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Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: cardiac development; congenital heart defects; cardiogenesis; gene regulation; mitochondria; arrhythmia; zebrafish
Prof. Dr. Frank L. Conlon
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Departments of Biology and Genetics, University of North Carolina McAllister Heart Institute, UNC‐Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3280, USA
Interests: cardiac development; proteomics; sex biases
Prof. Dr. Stephen Dalton
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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, The University of Georgia, 500 D.W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: embryonic stem cells; pluripotent; induced pluripotent stem cells; cardiac regeneration; cell therapy; differentiation; cardiac development
Prof. Dr. Carlo De Asmundis
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Heart Rhythm Management Centre, Postgraduate Course in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Universitair Ziekenhuis, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: atrial fibrillation; ablation; stroke; pathophysiology; arrhythmias; cardiac mapping; cryoablation; Brugada syndrome; implantable cardioverter defibrillators
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Prof. Dr. Natasja de Groot
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Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: cardiac mapping; mechanism of cardiac arrhythmias; signal recording- and processing technologies
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Dr. Karl Degenhardt
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Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: cardiovascular development; semaphorin signaling; acetylation; prenatal diagnosis; fetal cardiology
Prof. Dr. Felix B. Engel
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Department Nephropathol, University Erlangen Nurnberg, Inst Pathol, D-97054 Erlangen, Germany
Interests: heart; skeletal muscle; 3D bioprinting; electroconductive materials
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Dr. Heather C. Etchevers
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Aix-Marseille Université, INSERM, MMG, U1251, 27 boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
Interests: developmental biology; human cardiogenesis; neural crest; stem cells; signaling; rare disease
Dr. Francesco Faletra
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Director of Cardiac Imaging, EOC Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino, Via Tesserete 48, CH-6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Interests: 3D transesophageal echocardiography; magnetic resonance imaging; computed tomography; valvular and ischemic heart disease
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Prof. Dr. Qingping Feng
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1. Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, ON N6A 5C1, Canada
2. Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, ON N6A 5C1, Canada
Interests: cardiovascular development; congenital heart defects; maternal diabetes; heart failure; myocardial infarction; cardiac repair; sepsis; inflammatory response; cardiovascular physiology; cardiovascular pharmacology
Prof. Dr. Enrico Ferrari
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Cardiac Surgery Department, Cardiocentro Ticino Institute, Via Tesserete 48, CH-6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Interests: transcatheter heart valve procedures; minimally invasive cardiac surgery; myocardial protection; development of new transcatheter technologies; transcatheter aortic root replacement (TARR) procedures
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Prof. Dr. Loren J. Field
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The Krannert Institute of Cardiology, and the Riley Heart Research Center, Wells Center for Pediatric Research, and Indiana University School of Medicine, 1044 West Walnut Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Interests: cardiomyocyte proliferation; cardiomyogenic stem cells; cell therapy; cardiac regeneration
Dr. Ann Foley
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Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University, 68 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Interests: tissue engineering; regenerative medicine; cardiac development
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Dr. Eleni Giannoulatou
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Computational Genomics Laboratory, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
Interests: bioinformatics; genomics; bioinformatics software; genetics; cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
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