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Structure of the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science

 Jeremy Pearson
 CBCS Chairperson



The Council is composed of representatives from the ESC Working Groups and from non-ESC sister organisations concerned with basic science.  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.


Name Country Position Organisation
Jeremy Pearson United Kingdom Chairperson & Summer School Coordinator  
Johannes Waltenberger Germany Vice-chairperson  
Lina Badimon Spain Past-Chairperson  
Christian Weber Germany Treasurer  
Johann Wojta Austria Secretary Working Group on Thrombosis
Peter Ferdinandy Hungary Summer School co-coordinator Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart
Mary Sheppard Ireland Nucleus member Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology
Jolanda van der Velden Netherlands Member Working Group on Myocardial Function
 Jozef Dulak  Poland  Member  European Vascular Biology Organisation
Dirk Duncker Netherlands Member Working Group on Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation
Pablo Garcia Pavia Spain Member Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases
Derek Hausenloy United Kingdom Member International Society of Heart Research - European Section
Robert Kelly France Member Working Group on Development, Anatomy and Pathology
Keld Per Kjeldsen Denmark Member Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Axel Pries Germany Member European Society for Microcirculation
Blanca Rodriguez United Kingdom Member Working Group E-Cardiology
Gianpaolo Rossi Italy Member European Council for Cardiovascular Research
Godfrey Smith United Kingdom Member Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology
Lale Tokgozoglu Turquey Member European Atherosclerosis Society
Imo Hoefer Netherlands Member Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology
Rudolf de Boer Netherlands Ex-officio: HFA liaison Heart Failure Association
Tomasz Guzik United Kingdom Ex-officio: Editor in Chief of Cardiovascular Research  
Gianluigi Condorelli Italy Ex-officio: AHA liaison American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)



Strategy Group 2016-2018

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 Chairperson 2016-2018
Johannes Waltenberger Vice-chairperson 2016-2018
Johann Wojta Secretary 2016-2018
Christian Weber Treasurer 2016-2018