Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to dissemintate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care
Promoting excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our goal is to reduce the burden in cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our Mission is "to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death"
To improve quality of life and logevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
Working Groups goals is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
ESC Councils goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN EUROPE
The Council is composed of representatives from the ESC "basic" Working Groups and from non-ESC "basic" sister organisations. It is led by a nucleus comprised of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Past-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer (see below).The strategy of the Council is determined by the Strategy Group.
Lina Badimon (Spain) position: ChairpersonJeremy Pearson (United Kingdom), position: Vice-Chairperson & Summer School CoordinatorBarbara Casadei (United Kingdom), position: Past-ChairmanDeborah Henderson (United Kingdom),position : Secretary, organisation : WG* on Development, Anatomy and Pathology (ESC)Johannes Waltenberger (Germany), position : TreasurerDavid Garcia Dorado (Spain), position : Scientific Content EditorAnnalisa Angelini (Italy), organisation : Association for European Cardiovascular PathologyJean-Luc Balligand (Belgium) organisation : WG* on Myocardial Function (ESC)Jozef Dulak (Poland), organisation : European Vascular Biology OrganisationPeter Ferdinandy (Hungary), organisation : International Society of Heart Research - European SectionPablo Garcia Pavia (Spain), organisation : WG* on Myocardial and Pericardial DiseasesDerek Hausenloy (United Kingdom), organisation : WG* on Cellular Biology of the Heart (ESC)Keld Per Kjeldsen (Denmark), organisation : WG* on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (ESC)Akos Koller (Hungary), organisation : WG* on Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation (ESC)Axel Pries (Germany), organisation : European Society for MicrocirculationGianpaolo Rossi (Italy), organisation : European Council for Cardiovascular ResearchJohann Wojta (Austria), organisation : WG* on Thrombosis (ESC)Godfrey Smith (United Kingdom), organisation : WG* on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology (ESC)Annalisa Angelini (Italy), organisation : Association for European Cardiovascular PathologyLale Tokgozoglu (Turkey), organisation : European Atherosclerosis SocietyChristian Weber (Germany), organisation : WG* on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology (ESC
Ex-Officio MembersChristoph Maack (Germany), position : HFA Liaison organisation : Heart Failure Association (ESC)Karin R. Sipido (Belgium), position: EU Relations & Editor in Chief of Cardiovascular ResearchWolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann ( (Germany), position : HFA Liaison organisation : Liaison Officer with AHA Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
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