James undertook his postgraduate research in physiology at the Babraham Institute, UK, obtaining his PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK . With a growing interest in biomedical research, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Cardiology Department at St Thomas’ Hospital (King’s College London) and then in the Renal Medicine Department at Hammersmith Hospital (Imperial College London) working on medically focussed pre-clinical laboratory-based projects before moving into a career in scientific publishing. He subsequently joined Portland Press Limited/Biochemical Society and was the in-house Editor of the Society’s journal focused on translational science and medicine. In June 2015, James joined the BMC series at BioMed Central, and is currently a Senior Editor within the series and the Editor of BMC Cardiovascular Disorders.
Coronary Artery Disease
Dr. D’Ascenzo is currently working as Interventional Cardiology and Researcher in the Division of Cardiology of the University of Turin . He also worked in 2015 as fellow at Universitatsspital of Zurich, Swiss “Andreas Gruentzig Cath lab” under the supervision of Prof.Luscher. His main interests of research are ACS, anti-aggregation, interventional cardiology and cardiovascular involvement of HIV patients with a peculiar focus on statistic and on metanalysis. He joined BCM first as Associate Editor in 2013 and from 2014 he is currently serving as Section Editor for Cardiovascular Disease