23rd European Heart Disease and Heart Failure Congress

Theme: Mission to fight against Heart Diseases and Heart Failure

OCM for Euro Heart Failure Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Ruth H. Strasser

Chair
University of Technology, Dresden
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hermann Reichenspurner

Director
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giuseppe Di Pasquale

Director
Maggiore Hospital
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gino Gerosa

Chief and Director
University of Padova Medical School
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Stephan B. Felix

Director
University Medicine Greifswald
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fausto Rigo

Director
dell Angelo Hospital
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Louis Boisanté

Chief
Niedercorn Hospital
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mauro Alves

Professor
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

M. Reza Movahed

Professor
University of Arizona
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Riccardo Cappato

Chief
IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mario Marzilli

Chairman
Department of Pisa University Medical School
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Stefano Ghio

Chief
Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ehud Goldhammer

Professor
Haifa University
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marco Picichè

Cardiac Surgeon
San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Walid M Hassan

Director
Cardiovascular Center of Excellence International Medical Center Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zdenek Gutter

Ph. D.
University Hospital Olomouc
Czech Republic

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Heart Failure 2017

OCM Member

Eckhard U. Alt

Professor
Tulane University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sunny Po

Professor
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

William J. Rowe

Former Assistant Clinical Professor
Medical University of Ohio, Toledo
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aris Lacis

Professor
University Children Hospital
Latvia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander E. Berezin

Professor
State Medical University
Ukraine

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lingfang Zeng

Senior Lecturer
King’s College London
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Qiuping Zhang

Senior Research Associate
King’s College London
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Panos Deloukas

Professor
William Harvey Research Institute
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Michael Mahmoudi

Associate Professor
University of Southampton
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carmine Pizzi

Associate Professor
University of Bologna
Italy

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Cardiologists 2017

OCM Member

Guy Hugues Fontaine

Professor
La Salpêtrière Hospital
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Roland Hetzer

Former Medical Director
German Heart Institute
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Heinz-Peter Schultheiss

CEO
Institute for cardiac diagnostic and therapy (IKDT)
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yehuda Adler

Director of Health Professions
Chaim Sheba Medical Centre
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose Ramon González Juanatey

Past President
Spanish Society of Cardiology
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Seth J. Baum

President
American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC)
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aris Lacis

Professor
University Children Hospital
Lativa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marco Picichè

Cardiac Surgeon
San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jean-Pierre Usdin

Cardiologist
American Hospital of Paris
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sergey Suchkov

Chair of Dept for Personalized and Translational Medicine
I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fabiola B Sozzi

Cardiologist
University of Milan
Italy

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Heart Congress 2017

OCM Member

Hany Eteiba

Director
West of Scotland Heart & Lung Centre
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Guy Hugues Fontaine

Professor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dayi Hu

President
Chinese Society of Cardiology
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yuji Matsuzawa

President
International Atherosclerosis Society
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Santoso Karo Karo

Past President & Chairperson
Indonesian Heart Association (PERKI)
Indonesia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Haruki Okamura

Professor
Hyogo College of Medicine
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Antonia Anna Lukito

Chairman
Indonesia Women Cardiology Working Group
Indonesia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mary Shibuya

Medical Editor(English)
Japanese Society for Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bambang Budiono

Chief of Heart & Vascular Center
Awal Bros Hospital Makassar
Indonesia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Robaayah Zambahari

CEO/Managing Director
National Heart Institute
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rui M. S. Almeida

Vice-President
Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Beder Gustavo Farez

Chief
Italia Clinic in San Luis, Argentina
Argentina

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Roberto Colque

Past President
Cardiology Society of Cordoba
Argentina

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Adel Khalifa Sultan Hamad

President
Gulf Heart Rhythm Society (GHRS)
Bahrain

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Cardiology 2016

OCM Member

Peter P. Karpawich

Professor, Director
Wayne State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

James T. Willerson

President
Texas Heart Institute
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Stamatios Lerakis

Head of Cardiac Imaging
Emory Structural and Valve Heart Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mic Gunderson

Director
American Heart Association
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Antonio Coca

Professor, Chief
University of Barcelona
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jawahar L. Mehta

Director
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marco Picichè

Cardiac Surgeon
San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose Antonio F. Ramires

Head Professor
University of São Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Massimo Santini

Professor and Director
Tor Vergata University, School of Medicine
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Pablo Avanzas

Invasive Cardiologist
Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias
Spain

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Cardiologists 2016

OCM Member

Roland Hetzer

Former Medical Director
German Heart Institute, Berlin
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Raimund Erbel

Founder
West-German Heart Center
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Béla Merkely

Past President
Hungarian Society of Cardiology
Hungary

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jens Frahm

Director
Biomedizinische NMR Forschungs GmbH
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Brojendra Agarwala

Professor
University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Peter P. Karpawich

Professor
Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ulf Landmesser

Director
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Paul Lunkenheimer

Emeritus Professor
University of Munster
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Klaus-Dieter Schlüter

Professor
Justus-Liebig University Giessen
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Andreas C Petropoulos

Associate Professor
Azerbaijan State Medical University
Azerbaijan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fabiola Sozzi

Professor
University of Milan
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Guy Hugues Fontaine

Professor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bijoy K. Khandheria

Professor
Mayo Clinic
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Andrea Natale

Medical Director
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Noémi Császár-Nagy

Head of Department
National Center for Spinal Disorders
Hungary

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Krasimira Hristova

Associated Professor
National Heart Hospital
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aldo Pietro Maggioni

Director
Research Center Italian Association of Hospital Cardiologists
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Govindan Vijayaraghavan

Vice Chairman
Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Leonard Lee

Professor
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Karlheinz Seidl

Professor
Klinikum Ingolstadt GmbH
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aris Lacis

Professor
University Children’s Hospital
Latvia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xu Jian-Xing

Professor
Institute of Biophysics Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Flavia Ventriglia

Professor
Sapienza University
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Galya N. Atanasova

Assistant Professor
Medical University Pleven
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Natasa Chrysodonta

Doctor
Hinchingbrooke NHS trust Hospital
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manjusha Hira

Senior Registrar
Watford General Hopsital
UK

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Cardiology 2015

OCM Member

Louis Samuels

Professor
Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anthony Martin Gerdes

Professor & Chair
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yoshiaki Omura

Adjucnt Professor,
New York Medical College
Director of Medical Research,
Heart Disease Research Foundation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vincenzo Costigliola

President
European Medical Association
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose Antonio F. Ramires

Head Professor
University of São Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sergey Suchkov

Professor
I.M.Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Augusto Parra

Faculty
University of Texas Health Science Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

S. Jamal Mustafa

Assistant Vice President
West Virginia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Galya Naydenova Atanasova

Cardiologist
Pleven Medical University
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Scott R Willoughby

Head
University of Adelaide
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Peifeng Li

Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manuela Stoicescu

Assistant Professor
University of Oradea
Romania

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Cardiology-2014

OCM Member

Ming K Heng

Chief of Cardiology
UCLA School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Louis E Samuels

Director
School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexandra Lucas

Professor
University of Florida
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yoshiaki Omura

Director
New York Medical College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anastasia Susie Mihailidou

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Royal North Shore Hospital
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xuejun H Parsons

Associate Professor
Medicine Institute
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander D Verin

Professor
Georgia Health Sciences University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Noemi Csaszar-Nagy

Associate Professor
National Center for Spinal Disorders
Hungary

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kenneth Maiese

Professor
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Miguel Angel Maluf

Associate Professor
Sao Paulo Federal University
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Irena Levitan

Associate Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nassir Azimi


La Mesa Cardiovascular
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fatih Yalcin

Professor
Johns Hopkins University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Naresh Ranjith

Director
University Of KwaZulu Natal
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Erkin M Mirrakhimov

Professor
Kyrgyz Society of Cardiology
Kyrgyzstantan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Edmo Atique Gabriel

Professor
Nove de Julho University
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Monica V Marquezini

Scientific Researcher
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maravic Stojkovic Vera

Head of Laboratory Services
Dedinje Cardiovascular Institute
Serbia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Govindasamy Chandramohan

Assistant Professor
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Peifeng Li

Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Illinois
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ingo Ahrens

Associate Professor
Heart Center Freiburg University
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Babburi Janardhana Rao

Assistant Professor
Apollo Heart Institutes
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Galya Naydenova Atanasova

Professor
Pleven Medical University
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manuela Stoicescu

Assistant Professor
University of Oradea
Romania

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ryuichi Morishita

Professor
Osaka University School of Medicine
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marlene Shehata

Assistant Professor
Southwestern Ontario
Canada

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Cardiology-2013

OCM Member

Richard M. Fleming

Director
Omnific Imaging
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

James D. Fett

Professor
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Paraskevi Theofilou


Panteion University
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Richard J. Frink

Principal Investigator
Heart Research Foundation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xiaoping Ren

Assistant professor
University of Cincinnati
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ryuichi Morishita

Professor
Osaka University School of Medicine
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Louis E. Samuels

Assistant Professor
University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anastasia Susie Mihailidou

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Royal North Shore Hospital
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Miguel Angel Maluf

Professor
São Paulo Federal University,USA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jodi L. Tinkel

Assistant Professor
The University of Toledo
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ming K. Heng

Professor
UCLA School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Samuel C. Dudley

Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Emad Aziz

Associate Professor
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, USA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maciej Banach

Professor
Medical University of Lodz
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shiyou Chen

Associate Professor
The University of Georgia
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Paras Kumar Mishra

Associate Professor
University of Louisville
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Govindasamy Chandramohan

Assistant Professor
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aamir Shahzad

Director
University of Vienna
Austria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xinhua Yin

Professor
Medical University
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Qiangjun Cai

Associate Professor
University of Texas Medical Branch
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jun Wang

Senior Research Scientist
Texas Heart Institute
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gavin Y Oudit


University of Alberta
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gopal Krushna Pal

Professor
Medical Education and Research
India

Biography Research Interest