scientific committees

FOUNDER AND CONGRESS CHAIRMAN
Asher Kimchi, USA
 
SCIENTIFIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Takashi Akasaka, Japan
Matthew A. Allison, USA
Martin A. Alpert, USA
Ezra Amsterdam, USA
Nestor Angomachalelis, Greece
Wilbert S. Aronow, USA
Subhash Banerjee, USA
Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, USA
Gregory W. Barsness, USA
Lewis C. Becker, USA
Jonathan N. Bella, USA
Gerald S. Berenson, USA
Dan S. Berman, USA
Deepak L. Bhatt
, USA
Robert W.W. Biederman, USA
Yochai Birnbaum, USA
Vera Bittner, USA
Burns C. Blaxall, USA
Peter C. Block, USA
William Bommer, USA
Jeffrey S. Borer, USA
Eduardo Bossone, Italy
Harisios Boudoulas, Greece
Robert C. Bourge, USA
Neil E. Bowles, USA
Sorin J. Brener, USA
David L. Brown, USA
John C. Burnett, Jr., USA
Michael E. Cain, USA
Yzhar Charuzi, USA
Kanu Chatterjee, USA
Anne B. Curtis, USA
Lawrence S. Czer, USA
Sergio Dalla-Volta, Italy
Alexander H. J. Danser, The Netherlands
Thomas Deneke, Germany
Naranjan S. Dhalla, Canada
Anique Ducharme, Canada
John A. Elefteriades, USA
Uri Elkayam, USA
Michael Farkouh, Canada
Michael A. Fifer, USA
Janos G. Filep, Canada
Gordon L. Fung, USA
William H. Gaasch, USA
Feng Gao, China
Julius Gardin, USA
A. Martin Gerdes, USA
S. David Gertz, Israel
Sidney Goldstein, USA
Antonio Gotto, Jr., USA
Donald D. Heistad, USA
Roland Hetzer, Germany
Gerd Heusch, Germany
Paul Holvoet, Belgium
Masatsugu Hori, Japan
Maryl R. Johnson, USA
Bodh I. Jugdutt, Canada
Edo Kaluski, USA
Ulrich Keil, Germany

Lorrie A. Kirshenbaum, Canada
Arthur Klatsky, USA
Anne A. Knowlton, USA
Stephen L. Kopecky, USA
Rungroj Krittayaphong, Thailand
Adarsh Kumar, India
Lih Kuo, USA
Philip R. Liebson, USA
Carlin S. Long, USA
Gary Lopaschuk, Canada
Kenneth Maiese, USA
Tadeusz Malinski, USA
Roberto Manfredini, Italy
James D. Marsh, USA
Verghese Mathew, USA
Jawahar L. Mehta, USA
Luisa Mestroni, USA
Dan M. Meyer, USA
Mohammad R. Movahed, USA
Sherif F. Nagueh, USA
Navin C. Nanda, USA
Mohamad Navab, USA
Brian Olshansky, USA
Kailash Pandey, USA
Kaushik P. Patel, USA
Patricia A. Pellikka, USA
Louis P. Perrault, Canada
Maria Vittoria H. Pitzalis, USA
Karin Przyklenk, USA
Nalini M. Rajamannan, USA
Hanumanth K. Reddy, USA
Vera Regitz-Zagrosek, Germany
Robert Roberts, Canada
Clive Rosendorff, USA
Hani N. Sabbah, USA
Masood Sadiq, Pakistan
Tiziano M. Scarabelli, USA
Saul Schaefer, USA
Heinz-Peter Schultheiss, Germany
Howard D. Sesso, USA
Jamshid Shirani, USA
Horst Sievert, Germany
Pawan K. Singal, Canada
Dinender K. Singla, USA
Francis Spinale, USA
Masafumi Takahashi, Japan
Jean-Francois Tanguay, Canada
Udho Thadani, USA
Takanobu Tomaru, Japan
Teruhiko Toyo-oka, Japan
Barry F. Uretsky USA
George W. Vetrovec, USA
A. Teddy Weiss, Israel
Nathan D. Wong, USA
Qingbo Xu, UK
Jian (James) Ye, Canada
Angela T. Yetman, USA
Mitsuhiro Yokota, Japan

 

 
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Jun-Ichi Abe, USA
Mazen S. Abu-Fadel, USA
Chris Adamopoulos, Greece
Ali Ahmed, USA
Elena Aikawa, USA
Masanori Aikawa, USA
Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan, Canada
Fernanado Alfonso, Spain
Aman Amanullah, USA
John A. Ambrose, USA
Guiseppe Ambrosio, Italy
Madhu B. Anand-Srivastava, Canada
Dominick J. Angiolillo, USA
Charalambos Antoniades, UK
Charles Antzelevitch, USA
Juan M. Aranda, Jr., USA
Maria Rosario (Happy) Araneta, USA
Eloisa Arbustini, Italy
Vignendra Ariyarajah, Canada
Dan Atar, Norway
Mehnaz Atiq Ahmed, Pakistan
Diana E. Ayala, Spain
Maciej Banach, Poland
Giuseppe Barbaro, Italy
Philip Barter, Australia
Alexei G. Basnakian, USA
Richard C. Becker, USA
Ronen Beeri, Israel
Stefan Bertog, USA
Charles I. Berul, USA
Luigi M. Biasucci, Italy
Riccardo Bigi, Italy
Ron Blankstein, USA
William E. Boden, USA
Vicente Bodi, Spain
Andreas Bollman, Germany
Leonardo Bolognese, Italy
Michiel L. Bots, The Netherlands
Mohamed Boutjdir, USA
Beatrice Brembilla-Perrot, France
Nico Bruining, The Netherlands
Gianfranco Butera, Italy
Samuel Butman, USA
Paul A. Cahill, Ireland
Linda Cai, USA
A. John Camm, UK
Duncan J. Campbell, Australia
Gianluca Campo, Italy
Noel M. Caplice, Ireland
Alessandro Capucci, Italy
Filip P.A. Casselman, Belgium
Turgay Celik, Turkey
Hari P. Chaliki, USA
Julie Y.H. Chan, Taiwan
Farooq A. Chaudhry, USA
Asim N. Cheema, Canada
Changyi (Johnny) Chen, USA
Jaw-Wen Chen, Taiwan
Shih-Ann Chen, Taiwan
Yingjie Chen, USA
Xian Wu Cheng, Japan
Yiu-Fai Cheung, China
Julio A. Chirinos, USA
Anand Chockalingam, USA
Kee-Joon Choi, Korea
Pierre Chouraqui, Israel
Christina Chrysohoou, Greece
Shorena Chumburidze, Rep. of Georgia
Edward J. Ciaccio, USA
Quirino Ciampi, Italy
Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., USA
Domenico Corrado, Italy
Bernardo Cortese, Italy
Marco A. Costa, USA
Filippo Crea, Italy
Luciano Daliento, Italy
Ram Dandillaya, USA
Haim D. Danenberg, Israel
Sandra T. Davidge, Canada
Giuseppe De Luca, Italy
Christopher DeSouza, USA
Giovanni de Simone, Italy
Prakash C. Deedwania, USA
Mario Delmar, USA
Alan Y. Deng, Canada
Robert DiBianco, USA
André Diedrich, USA
Luc Djousse, USA
Dobromir Dobrev, Germany
Gerald Dorros, USA
Stavros G. Drakos, USA
Samuel C. Dudley, USA
Jozef Dulak, Poland
Daniel A. Duprez, USA
Marc R. Dweck, UK
Vladimir Džavík, Canada
Jesus Egido, Spain
Mohaned Egred, UK
Andrew J. Einstein, USA
Abdou Elhendy, USA
Marguerite M. Engler, USA
Georg Ertl, Germany
Guo-Chang Fan, USA
Mohamed Eid Fawzy, Egypt
David P. Faxon, USA
David Fedida, Canada
Daniel Flammang, France
Jerome L. Fleg, USA
Nikolaos G. Frangogiannis, USA
Stanley S. Franklin, USA
Tohru Fukai, USA
Zorina Galis,USA
Joel A. Garcia, USA
David Garcia-Dorado, Spain
Jacob George, Israel
Jon C. George, USA
Guido Germano, USA
Bernard J. Gersh, USA
J. Rod Gimbel, USA
Uri Goldbourt, Israel
Jeffrey Goldberger, USA
Jonathan Gollege, Australia
Michael H. Gollob, Canada
Tommaso Gori, Italy
Diana A Gorog, UK
Shmuel Gottlieb, Israel
Andrew Grace, USA
Peter J. Grant, UK
Rajiv Gulati, USA
Finn Gustafsson, Denmark
Hyeon-Cheol Gwon, Korea
Mariann Gyongyosi, Austria
Abdul Hakeem, USA
Ashraf Hamdan, Israel
Jihong Han, China
Goran K. Hansson, Sweden
Louise Harris, Canada
Zuo-Xiang He, China
Paul A. Heidenreich, USA
Charles H. Hennekens, USA
Charles A. Henrikson, USA
Michel Henry, France
Ramon C. Hermida, Spain
Akihiro Hirashiki, Japan
John S. Ho, USA
Paul C. Ho, USA
Brian D. Hoit, USA
Ralf J. Holzer, USA
Myeong-Ki Hong, South Korea
Masatsugu Horiuchi, Japan
John D. Horowitz, Australia
Gang Hu, USA
Shengshou Hu, China
Heikki V. Huikuri, Finland
Mansoor Husain, Canada
Daniela Husser, Germany
Randolph Hutter, Germany
Ignatios Ikonomidis, Greece
Massimo Imazio, Italy
Joanne Ingwall, USA
Takafumi Ishida, Japan
Carsten W. Israel, Germany
Warren M. (Sonny) Jackman, USA
Allan S. Jaffe, USA
Farouc Jaffer, USA
Deepak J. Jain, Germany
Jesper K. Jensen, Denmark
Daniela Jezova, Slovakia
Kai Jiao, USA
Luis J. Jimenez-Borreguero, Spain
Zheng-Gen Jin, USA
Hanjoong Jo, USA
James W. Jones, USA
Erik Jorgensen, Denmark
J. Wouter Jukema, The Netherlands
Alan H. Kadish, USA
Andreas Kalogeropoulos, USA
Hideo Kanaide, Japan
Samir Kapadia, USA
Chandrasekharan C. Kartha, India
Juan Carlos Kaski, UK
Masaya Kato, Japan
Demosthenes G. Katritsis, Greece
Osami Kawarada, Japan
Amir Kazory, USA
Ilan Kedan, USA
Henning Kelbaek, Denmark
Matyas Keltai, Hungary
Ijaz A. Khan, USA
Bijoy K. Khandheria, USA
Yong-Jin Kim, Korea
Lloyd Klein, USA
Robert A. Kloner, USA
Sébastien Knecht, Belgium
Wolfgang Koenig, Germany
Kwang Kon Koh, South Korea
Igor E. Konstantinov, Australia
Bruce A. Koplan, USA
Smadar Kort, USA
Santhosh K.G. Koshy, USA
Hidenori Koyama, Japan
Thomas Krasemann, UK
Mitchell W. Krucoff, USA
Henry Krum, Australia
Howard S. Kruth, USA
Rakesh C. Kukreja, USA
Alexander Kulik, USA
Sanjay Kumar, USA
Sudhir Kurl, Finland
Roger Laham, USA
Edward G. Lakatta, USA
Hillel Laks, USA
Patrizio Lancellotti, Belgium
Ulf Landmesser, Switzerland
Roberto M. Lang, USA




 

Alexandra Lansky, USA
Gaetano Antono Lanza, Italy
Martin J. LaPage, USA
Chu-Pak Lau, Hong Jong
Harold L. Lazar, USA
Hwa Mu Lee, USA
Stephan E. Lehnart, Germany
Annarosa Leri, USA
Robert A. Levine, USA
Thorsten Lewalter, Germany
Qiangrong Liang, USA
Shing-Jong Lin, Taiwan
Steven E. Lipshultz, USA
Jennifer Liu, USA
Amir Lotfi, USA
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, USA
Joseph Loscalzo, USA
Chaim Lotan, Israel
Harry C. Lowe, Australia
Alexandra Lucas, USA
Paolo Madeddu, UK
Mohammad Madjid, USA
Felix Mahfoud, Germany
Ehtisham Mahmud, USA
Lars S. Maier, Germany
Bernhard Maisch, Germany
Shaista Malik, USA
Fabio Manfredini , Italy
Mario F.C. Maranhao, Brazil
Ariane J. Marelli, Canada
Ulrich Martin, Germany
Antonio Martinez Rubio, Spain
Nilanjana Maulik, USA
Pascal McKeown, Ireland
Bruce M. McManus, Canada
Issam Mikati, USA
Leslie Miller, USA
David Milan, USA
Freny V. Mody, USA
James C. Moon, UK
Bassem Mora, United Arab Emirates
Samia Mora, USA
Henning Morawietz, Germany
Carlos A. Morillo, Canada
Ryuichi Morishita, Japan
Toshisuke Morita, Japan
Alexander Morss, USA
Arthus J. Moss, USA
Michael Motro, Israel
Thomas Muenzel, Germany
Marjan Mujib, USA
Nandini Nair, USA
Hiroshi Nakagawa, USA
Toshiaki Nakajima, Japan
Satoshi Nakatani, Japan
Khurram Nasir, USA
Christopher Newton-Cheh, USA
Arnold C.T. Ng, Australia
Jens C. Nielsen, Denmark
Alexander Niessner, Austria
Yasushi Oginosawa, Japan
Kenji Okumura, Japan
Niels T. Olsen, Denmark
Torbjørn Omland, Norway
Noriyuki Ouchi , Japan
Ramdas G. Pai, USA
Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, Greece
John Parissis, Greece
Gerard Pasterkamp, The Netherlands
John T. Parissis, Greece
Hakan Paydak, USA
Joseph K. Perloff, USA
Karlheinz Peter, Australia
Jan J. Piek, The Netherlands
Luc A. Pierard, Belgium
Yigal M. Pinto, The Netherlands
Cristina Pislaru, USA
Sorin Pislaru, USA
Laurent Pison, The Netherlands
Christos Pitsavos, Greece
Bertram Pitt, USA
Jorge Plutzky, UK
Sunny S. Po, USA
Don Poldermans, The Netherlands
Kailash Prasad, Canada
Kirkwood A. Pritchard, USA
Maria Prokudina, Russia
Aniket Puri, New Zealand
Vijay Puri, UK
Lu Qi, USA
Jeffrey J. Rade, USA
Shahbudin H. Rahimtoola, USA
Mohan K. Raizada, USA
Satish R. Raj, USA
Shahzad G. Raja, UK
P. Syamasundar Rao, USA
Tienush Rassaf, Germany
Anis Rassi Jr., Brazil
Katya Ravid, USA
Judith G. Regensteiner, USA
James A. Reiffel, USA
Muredach P. Reilly, USA
Xiushui (Mike) Ren, USA
William C. Roberts, USA
Joe L. Rod, USA
Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, Italy
Robert S. Rosenson, USA
Eric Rosenthal, UK
Arie Roth, Israel
Israel Rubinstein, USA
Martin H.H. Ruwald, USA
Rajesh Sachdeva, USA
Christoph H. Saely, Austria
Naritatsu Saito, Japan
Flora Sam, USA
Habib Samady, USA
Nilesh J. Samani, UK
Raul D. Santos, Brazil
Maria J. Sanz, Spain
Maurice E. Sarano, USA
Hiroshi Sato, Japan
Naveed Sattar, Scotland
Heinrich R Schelbert, USA
Ingolf Schimke, Germany
Paul Schoenhagen, USA
Karlheinz Seidl, Germany
Yoshihiko Seino,Japan
Frank W. Sellke, USA
Partho P. Sengupta, USA
Peter S. Sever, UK
Madhan Shanmugasundaram, USA
Neeru Sharma, USA
Rakesh K. Sharma, USA
Michael Shechter, Israel
Robert S. Sheldon, Canada
Win-Kuang Shen, USA
Guo-Ping Shi, USA
Avraham Shotan, Israel
Rosa Sicari, Italy
Mandeep S. Sidhu, USA
Marc A. Silver, USA
Jean-Sebastien Silvestre, France
Alain Simon, France
Michael Simons, USA
Christopher S. Snyder, USA
Scott D. Solomon, USA
Virend K. Somers, USA
Jae-Kwan Song, South Korea
Yiqing Song, USA
Fabiola Sozzi, Italy
V. S. Srinivas, USA
Komandoor Srivathsan, USA
Bodo E. Strauer, Germany
Paul Steendijk, The Netherlands
Peter H. Stone, USA
Bodo E. Strauer, Germany
Kaihong Su, USA
Phyllis G. Supino, USA
Jesper H. Svendsen, Denmark
Masahiko Takagi, Japan
Akira Tamura, Japan
Laszlo B. Tanko, Switzerland
Paramjit S. Tappia, Canada
Ahmed Tawakol, USA
Andrew J. Taylor, USA
Mitsuyasu Terashima, Japan
Liza Thomas, Australia
Dimitris Tousoulis, Greece
Steven Tracy, USA
Ronald J.A. Trent, Australia
Quynh A. Truong, USA
Masahiko Tsuchiya, Japan
Balwant S. Tuana, Canada
Suresh C. Tyagi, USA
Dan Tzivoni, Israel
Yasunori Ueda, Japan
Mark K. Urman, USA
Masuko Ushio-Fukai, USA
Peter van der Meer, The Netherlands
Jennifer Van Eyk, USA
Geerten P. van NieuwAmerongen, The Netherlands
Stephen F. Vatner, USA
Hector O. Ventura, USA
Francesco Violi, Italy
Johannes Waltenberger, Germany
Lu Wang, USA
Qin Wang, USA
Shi-Qiang Wang, China
Xuejun Wang, USA
S. Goya Wannamethee, UK
Hiroshi Watanabe, Japan
Nanette K. Wenger, USA
René R. Wenzel, USA
Cornelia M. Weyand, USA
Harvey D. White, New Zealand
Michel White, Canada
Norbert Wilke, USA
Scott Wright, USA
Joseph C. Wu, USA
Ming-Ting Wu, Taiwan
Zhong-Qun Yan, Sweden
Clyde W. Yancy, USA
Phillip C. Yang, USA
Qinglin Yang, USA
Masafumi Yano, Japan
Ertan Yetkin, Turkey
Hiorshi Yoshida, Japan
Cheuk-Man Yu, Hong Kong
Wen-Chung Yu, Taiwan
Xi-Yong Yu, China
Maliha Zahid, USA
Alberto Zanchetti, Italy
Robert Zelis, USA
Zhixin (Jason) Zhang, USA
Youhua Zhang, USA
Hong Zheng, USA
Xi-Long Zheng, Canada
Yi Zhou, USA





 

 

 

 

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    international academy of cardiology

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