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FOUNDER AND CONGRESS CHAIRMAN
Asher Kimchi, USA
 
SCIENTIFIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  William T. Abraham, USA
 
Martin A. Alpert, USA
 
Ezra Amsterdam, USA
 
Nestor J. Angomachalelis, Greece
  Dan Atar, Norway
  Stephen R. Bailey, USA
 
Elizabeth L. Barrett-Connor, USA
  Gregory Barsness, USA
 
Lewis Becker, USA
  Jonathan N. Bella, USA
  Gerald S. Berenson, USA
 
Vera Bittner, USA
  Peter C. Block, USA

  Robert O. Bonow, USA
  Jeffrey S. Borer, USA
  Harisios Boudoulas, Greece
  Robert C. Bourge, USA
  Mohamed Boutjdir, USA
  Neil E. Bowles, USA
  Michael E. Cain, USA
  Yzhar Charuzi, USA
  Kanu Chatterjee, USA
 
Denton A. Cooley, USA
  Lawrence S. Czer, USA
  Sergio Dalla-Volta, Italy
  Naranjan S. Dhalla, Canada
 
Vasken Dilsizian, USA
 
Anique Ducharme, Canada
  Brian Duncan, USA
  John A. Elefteriades, USA
  Uri Elkayam, USA
  Francesco Fedele, Italy

  James S. Forrester, USA
 
 Ulrich Forstermann, Germany
 
Valentin Fuster, USA
 
S. David Gertz, Israel
  Herbert J. Geschwind, France

 
Sidney Goldstein, USA
  John Gordon Harold, USA
  Otto M. Hess, Switzerland
 
Roland Hetzer, Germany
 
Robert E. Hobbs, USA

  Brian Hoit, USA
  Masatsugu Hori, Japan
  Ami E. Iskandrian, USA
 
Maryl R. Johnson, USA
 
Bodh I. Jugdutt, Canada
 
Nodar N. Kipshidze, Georgia
  Anne A. Knowlton, USA
  Rungroj Krittayaphong, Thailand
  Adarsh Kumar, India
 
Roger Laham, USA
 
Avijit Lahiri, UK 
  Nasser Lakkis, USA
 
Philip R. Liebson, USA

  Chaim Lotan, Israel
 
Kenneth Maiese, USA
  Eduardo Marban, USA
  James D. Marsh, USA
  Paolo
Marzullo, Italy
 
Verghese Mathew, USA
 
Jawahar L. Mehta, USA
  Dan M. Meyer, USA
  Wayne L. Miller, USA
 
Daria Mochly-Rosen, USA
 
James P. Morgan, USA
 
Hidezo Mori, Japan
 
Harald Mudra, Germany
 
Brian Olshansky, USA
 
Rodolfo Paoletti, Italy
  Cam Patterson, USA
  Fausto J. Pinto, Portugal
 
Betram Pitt, USA
 
Gerald Pohost, USA
  Karin Przyklenk, USA
  Robert Roberts, Canada
  William C. Roberts, USA

  Clive Rosendorff, USA
  Geoffrey L. Rosenthal, USA
  Marcos A. Rossi, Brazil
  Israel Rubinstein, USA
  Hani N. Sabbah, USA
 
Ronald G. Schwartz, USA
  Patrick W.J.C. Serruys, The Netherlands
  Prediman K. Shah, USA
  Fayaz Shawl, USA
 
Horst Sievert, Germany
  Pawan K. Singal, Canada
 
Virend K. Somers, USA
  Francis G. Spinale, USA
 
Shlomo Stern, Israel
  Csaba Szabo, USA
 
Jean-Francois Tanguay, Canada
 
Udho Thadani, USA
 
Takanobu Tomaru, Japan
  Rhian M. Touyz, Canada
  Jeffrey A. Towbin, USA

  Teruhiko Toyo-oka, J
apan
  Dan Tzivoni, Israel
  Barry F. Uretsky, USA
 
George W. Vetrovec, USA
 
W. Douglas Weaver, USA
 
Neil J. Weissman, USA
  Rene R. Wenzel, Austria
  Mark A.  Wood, USA
 
Salim Yusuf, Canada
  Douglas P. Zipes, USA

 

 
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

  Haruhiko Abe, Japan
  Ian Adatia, USA
  Jun-Ichi Abe, USA

  Bruce D. Adams, USA
  Ali Ahmed, USA
 
Elena Aikawa, USA
  Masanori Aikawa, USA
  Fernando Alfonso, Spain
  Maurits Allessie, The Netherlands
  Matthew Allison, USA
  Jesus Almendral, Spain
  Salomon Amar, USA
  Ettore Ambrosioni, Italy
  Dominick J. Angiolillo, USA
  Juan M. Aranda, USA
  Eloisa Arbustini, Italy
  Vignendra Ariyarajah, Canada
 
Wilbert Aronow, USA
  Euan A. Ashley, USA
  Nadir Askenasy, Israel
  J. Wells Askew, USA
  Richard C. Austin, Canada
  Lina Badimon, Spain
 
Giuseppe Barbaro, Italy
  Philip Barter, Australia
  Jeroen J. Bax, The Netherlands
  Richard Becker, USA
  Ronen Beeri, Israel
  Solomon Behar, Israel
  Lee Benson, Canada
  Riccardo Bigi, Italy
  Yochai Birnbaum, USA

 
Eugene H. Blackstone, USA
  Andrew Blann, UK
 
Burns C. Blaxall, USA
  Vicente Bodi, Spain
  Andreas Bollmann, Germany
  Leonardo Bolognese, Italy
  Michiel L. Bots, The Netherlands
 
Johannes Brachmann, Germany
  Beatrice Brembilla-Perrot, France
  Gregorio Brevetti, Italy
  Charles R. Bridges, USA
  Carlo Briguori, Italy
 
David W. Brown, USA
  Hans Peter Brunner-la rocca, Switzerland
  Daniel Burkhoff, USA

 
Giuseppina Caligiuri, France
  David J. Callans, USA

  John Camm, UK
  Duncan J. Campbell, Australia
 
Alessandro Capucci, Italy
  Andrew J. Carter, USA
  Filip Casselman, Belgium
  Erdal Cavusoglu, USA
 
Leszek Ceremuzynski, Poland
  John Chambers, England

  Julie Chan, Taiwan
  Kevin S. Channer, UK
 
Keith M. Channon, UK
  Nora Chapman, USA

  Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, USA
  Farooq A. Chaudhry, USA
  Changyi Chen, USA
  Jaw-Wen Chen, Taiwan
  Shih-Ann Chen, Taiwan
 
Xian Wu Cheng, Japan
  Yiu-Fai Cheung, China
  Julio Chirinos, USA
 
Pierre Chouraqui, Israel
 
Edward J. Ciaccio, USA
  Francesco Cipollone, Italy
 
Dennis V. Cokkinos, Greece
  Leslie Cooper, USA
  Michael H. Criqui, USA
  Anne B. Curtis, USA
 
Francois Dagenais, Canada
 
Luciano Daliento, Italy
  Paresh Dandona, USA
  Haim Danenberg, Israel
  Alexander H.J. Danser, Netherlands
  James P. Daubert, USA
  Sandra T. Davidge, Canada
  Michael Davidson, USA

  Martha L. Daviglus, USA
  G. William Dec Jr., USA
  Prakash C. Deedwania, USA
  Giovanni De Simone, Italy
  Thomas Deneke, Germany
  Alan Y. Deng, Canada
  Christopher DeSouza, USA
  Anita Deswal, USA
  Michaela Diamant, The Netherlands
  Emanuele Di Angelantonio, UK

  Javier Diez, Spain
 
Wolfgang Dillmann, USA
  Luc Djouss
e, USA
 
Dobromir Dobrev, Germany
  Hisham Dokainish, USA
 
Gerald W. Dorn, U.S.A
  Gerald Dorros, USA

  Helmut Drexler, Germany
  Daniel L. Dries, USA
  Firat Duru, Switzerland
 
Vladimir Dzavik, Canada
  Jesus Egido, Spain
  John W. Eikelboom, Canada
  Daniel T. Eitzman, USA
 
Abdou Elhendy, USA
  Stefan Engelhardt, Germany
  Marguerite Engler, USA
  Erland Erdmann, Germany
  Georg Ertl, Germany
  Javier Escaned, Spain
 
Pompilio Faggiano, Italy
  Rodney H. Falk, USA
  Mohamed Eid Fawzy, Saudi Arabia
 
Carlos M. Ferrario, USA
  Michael A. Fifer, USA
  Janos G. Filep, Canada
  Greg Flaker, USA
 
Daniel Flammang, France
 
Jerome L. Fleg, USA
  Ingrid Fleming, Germany
  Gregory P. Fontana, USA
 
Thomas Forbes, USA
  James S. Forrester, USA
  Elyse Foster, USA
  Nikolaos Frangogiannis, USA
  Stanley S. Franklin, USA
 
Vincent E. Friedewald, USA
 
Tohru Fukai, USA
 
Francesco Furlanello, Italy
 
William H. Gaasch, USA
 
Fiorenzo Gaita, Italy
  Manuel Galinanes, UK
  Feng Gao, China
  Arcadi Garcia Alberola, Spain
  Julius Gardin, USA
  Jacob George, Israel
 
Guido Germano, USA
  Gina Gerosa, Italy
  Bernard J. Gersh, USA
  Edward Gerstenfeld, USA
  Satyendra Giri, USA
  Robert Goldberg, USA
 
Uri Goldbourt, Israel
 
Agnes Gorlach, Germany
  Shmuel Gottlieb, Israel
  Peter J. Grant, UK
  P. Michael Grossman, USA
  Marco Guazzi, Italy
  Peter G. Guerra, Canada
 
Sandeep Gupta, UK
  Hitinder S. Gurm, USA
  Veena Guru, Canada
  Finn Gustafsson, Denmark
 
Majid Haghjoo, Iran
  Graene J. Hankey, Australia
  Louise Harris, Canada
  Zuo-Xiang He, China 
 
Anthony M. Heagerty, UK
  Robert Hegele, Canada
  Hein Heidbuchel, Belgium
  Paul A. Heidenreich, USA
 
Charles A. Hendrikson, USA
  Michel
Henry, France
  Ramon C. Hermida, Spain
 
Donald D. Heistad, USA
  Stephane Heymans, The Netherlands
  Yoshitaka Hirooka, Japan
  Siew Yen Ho, UK

  Paul Holvoet, Belgium
  Masatsugu Horiuchi, Japan
  Eric Horlick, Canada

  Frank Hu, USA
  Heikki Huikuri, Finland
  Daniela Husser, Germany

  Raisuke Iijima, Japan
  Ignatios Ikonomidis, Greece
  Massimo Imazio, Italy
  Joanne Ingwall, USA
 
David G. Iosseliani, Russia
 
Mitsuaki Isobe, Japan
  Carsten W. Israel, Germany
  Warren M. Jackman, USA
  Christopher Jackson, UK
  Deepak Jain, Germany
  Annemieke Jansen, The Netherlands
  Jesper Jensen, Denmark
 
Wei Jiang, USA
  Man-Hong Jim, China
  Luis J. Jimenez-Borreguero, Spain
  Hanjoong Jo, USA
  Erik Jorgensen, Denmark
  J. Wouter Jukema, The Netherlands
  Hanjoerg Just, Germany
  Alan Kadish, USA
  Hideo Kanaide, Japan
  Birgit Kantor, USA
 
Ganesan Karthikeyan, India
 
Juan Carlos Kaski, UK
  Jens Kastrup, Denmark
  Masaya Kato, Japan

  Demosthenes K. Katritsis, Greece
  Elizabeth S. Kaufman, USA
 
Osami Kawarada, Japan
  John F. Keaney, Jr., USA
  Mark T. Kearney, UK
 
Ulrich Keil, Germany
  Henning Kelbaek, Denmark
  Matyas Keltai, Hungary
  Dean Kereiakes, USA
  Paul Khairy, Canada
  Ijaz Khan, USA

  Yasuki Kihara, Japan
  Masafumi Kitakaze, Japan
  Arthur L. Klatsky, USA
 
Neal S. Kleiman, USA
  Allan L. Klein, USA
  Helmut Klein, Germany
  Juhani Knuuti, Finland
  Wolfgang Koenig, Germany

  Igor Konstantinov, Australia
  Smadar Kort, USA
  Spyridon N. Koulouris, Greece
 
Hidenori Koyama, Japan
  Dara L. Kraitchman, USA
  Litsa Kranias, USA
  Leonard Kritharides, Australia
  Henry Krum, Australia
  Howard S. Kruth, USA
  Wolfgang Kubler, Germany
 
Sudhesh Kumar, England
  Lih Kuo, USA
  Raymond Y. Kwong, USA
  Rachel Lampert, USA
  Ulf Landmesser, Germany
  Roberto M. Lang, USA
 

  Gaetano A. Lanza, Italy
  John Larosa, USA
  Larry
Latson, USA
  Chu-Pak Lau, Hong Kong
  Gail Laughlin, USA
  Carl J. Lavie, USA

  Thorsten Lawrenz, Germany

 
Randall J. Lee, USA
 
Stephanie Lehoux, France
 
Giuseppe Lembo, Italy
  Norman Lepor, USA
  Paul Levine, USA
 
Robert A. Levine, USA
  Samuel Levy, France
  Wilbur Lew, USA
 
Thorsten Lewalter, Germany
  Ren-Ke Li, Canada
 
Ronglih Liao, USA
  Joao Lima, USA
  Shing-Jong Lin, Taiwan
 
Ming Liu, China
 
Eva Lonn, Canada
  Gary Lopaschuk, Canada

  Harry C. Lowe, Australia
  Heyman Luckraz, UK
  Thomas Luscher, Switzerland
  Aldons J. Lusis, USA
 
John E. Madias, USA
  Mohammad Madjid, USA
  John J. Mahmarian, USA
  William H. Maisal, USA
  Bernhard Maisch, Germany
 
Tadeusz Malinski, USA
  Ichiro Manabe, Japan
  Fabio Manfredini, Italy
 
Roberto Manfredini, Italy
  Eduardo Marban, USA
  Jonathan D. Marmur, USA

 
Nassir F. Marrouche, USA
 
Antonio Martinez-Rubio, Spain
  Masunori Matsuzaki, Japan
 
Heinrich P. Mattle, Switzerland
  Brian McCrindle, Canada
  Pascal P. McKeown, Ireland
 
George A. Mensah, USA
  Jose. L. Merino, Spain
 
Luisa Mestroni, USA
  Heiko Methe, USA
 
Evangelos D. Michelakis, Canada
  Tetsuji Miura, Japan
  Harry G. Mond, Australia
  Gilles Montalescot, France
  Pedro Moreno, USA

  Raul Moreno, Spain
 
Ryuichi Morishita, Japan
  Henning
Morwietz, Germany
 
Michael Motro, Israel
  Mohammad-Reza Movahed, USA
  Debabrata Mukherjee, USA
  Sherif Nagueh, USA
  Yoshifumi Naka, USA
  Hiroshi Nakagawa, USA
 
John N. Nanas, Greece 
  Andrea Natale, USA
 
Mohamad Navab, USA
  Danilo Neglia, Italy
 
Kevin D. O'Brien, USA
  Jae K. Oh, USA

 
Kenji Okumura , Japan
 
Sven-Olof Olofsson, Sweden
  Torbjorn Omland, Norway
  Dean Ornish, USA
  I. Eli Ovsyshcher, Israel
  Kailesh Pandey, USA
  Demosthenes Pangagiotakos, Greece
 
Julius Gy. Papp, Hungary
  John Parissis, Greece
  Seong-Wook Park, South Korea
  Guido Parodi, Italy
 
Gerard Pasterkamp, The Netherlands
  Kaushik Patel, USA
 
Maura Paul-Labrador, USA
 
Daniel F. Pauly, USA
  Concepcion Peiro, Spain

  Patricia A. Pellikka, USA
 
Louis P. Perrault, Canada
  Philippe Pibarot, Canada
  Luc A. Pierard, Belgium
 
Cristina Pislaru, USA
 
Maria Vittoria Pitzalis, USA
  Donna Polk, USA
 
Domenico Pratico, USA
  Ross Prpic, Australia
  Shakeel A. Qureshi, UK
  Babeth Rabinowitz, Israel
 
Mohan K. Raizada, USA
  Shahzad G. Raja, UK
  Sanjay Rajagopalan, USA
  Nalini Rajamannan, USA
 
Jai Raman, USA
  Anis Rassi, Jr., Brazil
 
Antonio Raviele, Italy
  
Kausik K Ray, England            
  Hanumanth K. Reddy, USA
  Flavio Ribichini, Italy
  Jeffrey Robbins, U.S.A
  Joe L. Rod, USA
 
Richard J. Rodeheffer, USA
  Suzanne Roedler, Austria
 
Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, Italy
 
Robert S. Rosenson, USA
 
Eric Rosenthal, UK
  Arie Roth, Israel
  Stanley Rubin, USA
  Marc Ruel, Canada
  Harjot K. Saini-Chohan, Canada

  Naritatsu Saito, Japan
  Guy Salama, USA
  Carlos F. Sanchez Ferrer, Spain

  Prashanthan Sanders, Australia
  Masataka Sata, Japan
  Hiroshi Sato, Japan
  Saul Schaefer, USA
 
Hans-Joachim Schafers, Germany
  Hartzell V. Schaff, USA
 
Heinrich R. Schelbert, USA
  Thomas M. Schiele, Germany
  Giuseppe Schillaci, Italy
 
Roland Schmieder, Germany
  Henning Schroeder, USA
 
Andreas Schuchert, Germany
  Markus Schwaiger, Germany
  Roldano Scognamiglio, Italy
  Frank W. Sellke, USA
  Patrick W. Serruys, The Netherlands
  Howard D. Sesso, USA
 
Sanjay Sharma, UK
 
Michael Shechter, Israel
  Robert Sheldon, Canada
  Win-Kuang Shen, USA
  Guo-Ping Shi, USA
  Hiroaki Shimokawa, Japan
  Takahiro Shiota, USA
 
Kalyanam Shivkumar, USA
  Ralph V. Shohet, USA
 
Avraham Shotan, Israel
  John Shyy, USA
  Dominic Sica, USA

 
Rosa Sicari, Italy
  Maria Siebes, The Netherlands
 
Marc A. Silver, USA
  Candice Silversides, USA
  Alain Simon, France
  Daniel I. Simon, USA
  Rudiger W.R. Simon, Germany
  Jagmeet P. Singh, USA

  Mark S. Slaughter, USA
  Alberto Smith, England
  Michael Sole, Canada

 
Scott Solomon, USA
  Jan A. Staessen, Belgium
  Randall C. Starling, USA
  Paul Steendijk, The Netherlands
  Ulf Stenestrand, Sweden
  Duncan Stewart, Canada

  Ralph Stewart, New Zealand
 
George A. Stouffer, USA
  Jesper Hastrup Svendsen, Denmark
 
Hiroshi Tada, Japan
  David P. Taggart, UK
  Ching-Tai Tai, Taiwan

  Masahiko Takagi, Japan
  Masafumi Takahashi, Japan
  Akira Tamura, Japan
 
Laszlo B. Tanko, Denmark
  Felix C. Tanner,
Switzerland
  Paramjit S. Tappia, Canada
 
Luigi Tavazzi, Italy
  Anne Taylor, USA
 
Folkert J. Ten Cate, The Netherlands
  Luis Tercedor, Spain
  James D. Thomas, USA

 
Marcello Tonelli, Canada
  Andrew M. Tonkin, Australia
  Dimitrios Tousoulis, Greece
 
Kostantinos Toutouzas, Greece
  Steven Tracy, USA
  Ronald J.A. Trent, Australia
 
Teresa Tsang, USA
 
Masahiko Tsuchiya, USA
  Etsuko Tsuda, Japan

  Jack V. Tu,
Canada
  Suresh C. Tyagi, USA
  Yasunori Ueda, Japan
  Gideon Uretzky, Israel
  Masuko Ushio-Fukai, USA
  Peter van der Meer, The Netherlands
 
Stephen Vatner, USA
 
Subodh Verma, Canada
 
Hector O. Ventura, USA
  Francesco Violi, Italy
 
Sami Viskin, Israel
 
Massimo Volpe, Italy
  Clemens Von Birgelen, The Netherlands
  Johannes Waltenberger, The Netherlands

 
Thomas Walther, Germany
  Hiroshi Watanabe, Japan

  David J. Webb, UK

  Judah Weinberger, USA
  A. Teddy Weiss, Israel
  Jeffrey Weitz, Canada
 
Nanette K. Wenger, USA
  Stephen
Wheatcroft, UK
  Peter
Whittaker, USA
 
Dan Wichterle, Czech Republic
  Heinrike Wilkens, Germany 
 
Jacqueline C.M. Witteman, Netherlands
  Nathan D. Wong, USA
  Y. Joseph Woo, USA
  Scott Wright, USA   
  Alan Wu, USA   
 
Kenneth Wu, USA    
  Rui-Ping Xiao, USA
  Shizuya Yamashita, Japan
  Zhong-Qun Yan, Sweden
  Phillip C. Yang, USA
  Masafumi Yano, Japan
 
Angela T. Yetman, USA
  Mitsuhiro Yokota, Japan
  Chun Yuan, USA
 
Doron Zahger, Israel
  Jose Luis Zamorano, Spain
  Alberto Zanchetti, Italy
 
Robert Zelis, USA
 
Uwe Zeymer, Germany
  Xinghua Zhou, Sweden
 
William A. Zoghbi, UK
  Irving H. Zucker, USA