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About your Council

Basic Cardiovascular Science 2016-2018

Professor Jeremy Pearson FESC

 Chairperson 2016-2018

Role of the Council:

  • To promote pure science disciplines via the ESC basic science programme of the annual ESC Annual Congress
  • To bridge the gap between basic science and clinical practice 
  • To allow basic scientists to present their speciality at the ESC Congress
  • To act as a Europe wide forum for cardiovascular research societies and a conduit for positive collaboration 
  • To share experiences with other ESC Associations and Councils 
  • To establish links with sister societies 
  • To improve basic science programme of the annual ESC Congress

Strategy Group 2014-2016
Andrew Newby : Chairperson 2004-2006
Karin Sipido : Chairperson 2006-2008
Raffaele De Caterina : Chairperson 2008-2010
Axel R. Pries : Chairperson 2010-2012
Barbara Casadei : Chairperson 2012-2014
Lina Badimon : Chairperson 2014-2016
Jeremy Pearson : Vice-Chairperson 2014-2016
Deborah Henderson : Secretary 2014-2016
Johannes Waltenberger : Treasurer 2014-2016