Editorial Board

Section Editors
Fabrizio D'ascenzo, University of Turin, Italy
Michel Noutsias, University Hospital of Jena, Germany
Christian Ott, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Associate Editors
Cardiovascular surgery
Ibrahim Akin, University of Rostock, Germany
Marius Berman, Papworth Hospital, UK
Mustafa Cikirikcioglu, University Hosptial of Geneva, Switzerland
Ismail El-Hamamsy, Montreal Heart Institute, Canada
Gian L Faggioli, University of Bologna, Italy
Tain-Yen Hsia, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK
Jolanda Kluin, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Giovanni Melina, University of Rome, Italy
Mostafa Mokhles, Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Carlos Porras, Virgen de la Victoria and Xanit Internacional Hospital, Spain
Jan Vojacek, Cardiosurgery, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

Coronary artery disease
Simone Biscaglia, University of Ferrara, Italy
Giacomo Boccuzzi, San Giovanni Bosco Hospital, Italy
Georgios Bouras, Athens General Hospital, Greece
Gianluca Campo, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Di Ferrara, Italy
Enrico Cerrato, Infermi Hospital, Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Saurav Chatterjee, St Luke's Hospital, USA
Bimmer Claessen, Academic Medical Center, Netherlands
Bernardo Cortese, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, Italy
Mauro Echavarría-Pinto, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Spain
Antonio Frangieh, German Heart Center Munich, Germany
Federico Guerra, Universita Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
Alfonso Ielasi, Bolognini Hospital, Italy
Yoshitaka Iwanaga, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
Mariusz Kruk, Institute of Cardiology, Poland
Thibault Lhermusier, Rangueil University Hospital, Toulouse, France
Claudio Moretti, Citta' Della Salute E Della Scienza, Italy
Saverio Muscoli, Policlinico Roma, Italy 
Roberto Nerla, Maria Cecilia Hospital - Cotignola, Italy
Pierluigi Omedè, Internal Medicine, Italy
Rita Pavasini, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria S. Anna, Italy
Sergio Raposeiras Roubín, Universitario de Santiago, Spain
Helmut Sinzinger, Institute Athos, Austria
Giulio Stefanini, Humanitas Research Hospital, Italy
Daniela Trabattoni, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Italy
Hunaid Vohra, University of Bristol, UK
Justin Zachariah, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Epidemiology
Jocelyne Rachelle Benatar, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand
Ovidiu Chioncel, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Patricia Davidson, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Abbas Dehghan, Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Chiara Donfrancesco, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
David Fitzmaurice, University of Birmingham, UK
Vimal Karani, University of Reading, UK
Guillaume Lettre, Montreal Heart Institute, Canada
Ana Olga Mocumbi, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique
Wendy Nembhard, University of South Florida, USA
Barry Palmer, University of Otago, New Zealand
Jeetesh Patel, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Nina Paynter, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Antonio Pazin-Filho, University of São Paulo, Brazil
David L Prior, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Kim Smolderen, Mid America Heart Institute, USA
Nicole Soranzo, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Welma Stonehouse, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
Weihong Tang, University of Minnesota, USA
Jacob Tfelt-Hansen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Nick Townsend, University of Oxford, UK
Ioanna Tzoulaki, University of Ioannina, Greece
Ilonca Vaartjes, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Ferdinando Varbella, Rivoli Hospital, Italy
Germaine Verwoert, Erasmus MC, Netherlands

Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk
Iddo Ben-Dov, Rockefeller University, USA
Alexandros Briasoulis, Wayne State University, USA
Hao-min Cheng, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Fu-Tien Chiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Dagmara Hering, University of Western Australia, Australia
Masaki Mizuno, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Andre Pascal, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Susana Ravassa, University of Navarra, Spain
Gustavo Rodrigues Pedrino, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
Stella Stabouli, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece
Katarzyna Stolarz-Skrzypek, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland
Marijana Tadic, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Serbia
Dimitrios Tziakas, Demokritos University of Thrace, Greece
Franco Veglio, University of Turin, Italy
Richard Wainford, Boston University, USA
Yuichiro Yano, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA

Non-coronary artery cardiac disease
Ashraf Anwar, King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Saudi Arabia
Cristina Balla, University of Ferrara, Italy
Reinhard Bauer, Jena University Hospital, Germany
Marzia Cottini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Renato De Vecchis, Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio "Elena d'Aosta", Italy
Torsten Doenst, University Hospital Jena, Germany
Marcus Franz, University Hospital Jena, Germany
Ricardo J Gelpi, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ignatios Ikonomidis, University of Athens, Greece
Petr Kuchynka, Charles University Hospital Prague, Czech Republic
Dionyssios Leftheriotis, University Hospital of Athens, Greece
Michel Malagu, University of Ferrara, Italy
Nassos Manginas, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Greece
Sophie Mavrogeni, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Greece
Rainer G.H. Moosdorf, University hospital Marburg, Germany
Angelos Rigopoulos, Leopoldina Hospital Schweinfurt, Germany
Arsen Ristic, Clinical Centre of Serbia & Belgrade University School of Medicine, Serbia
Michael Schwarzer, University of Jena, Germany
Agathi-Rosa Vrettou, Attikon University Hospital, Greece
Kenchi Watanabe, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, Japan
Aini Xie, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Editorial Advisors
Peter Anderson, University of Alabama, USA
Norman Briffa, University of Sheffield & Sheffield teaching Hospitals, UK
Morris J Brown, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK
Christian Delles, University of Glasgow, UK
Harry Hemingway, University College London, UK
Desmond Julian, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Bernard Keavney, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Han C Kemper, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
Ijaz Khan, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Eric Loucks, Brown University, USA
Jonathan Mant, University of Cambridge, UK
Malek Massad, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Bongani Mawethu, Mayosi University of Cape Town, South Africa
Robert McKelvie, McMaster University, Canada
Madhu K Natarajan, McMaster University, Canada
Peter Sandercock, University of Edinburgh, UK
Cathie Sudlow, University of Edinburgh, UK
Michael J Sullivan, University of California, USA
Eric Topol, The Scripps Research Institute, USA