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ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy


The Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy of the ESC is actively involved with all aspects of cardiovascular pharmacology, from basic pharmacology over clinical trials to clinical pharmacology.


Aims and Activities

Aims

  • To promote and organise research in the field of cardiovascular pharmacology and drug therapy
  • To design and coordinate scientific research in its specialty
  • To be involved in task forces of the European Society of Cardiology related to cardiovascular pharmacology
  • To increase the number of Working Group members

Activities

  • To start up and strengthen the new journal of the Working Group, entitled European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. The journal will come out with 4 issues during 2015 aiming at increasing that number up to 12 issues a year within 5-6 years. An aim with the journal is to become the strongest scientific journal within cardiovascular pharmacology
  • To organise yearly scientific meeting of the Working Group with focus on cardiovascular pharmacology
  • To participate in the production of ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • To publish position papers within the area of the Working Group
  • To contribute to the organisation and preparation of the Annual Congress of the ESC
  • To participate and support other scientific meetings and symposia
  • To organise teaching workshops and other types of education on topics related to cardiovascular pharmacology and drug therapy
  • To hold regular meetings of the nucleus of the Working Group

Nucleus 2020-2022

Chairperson

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Niessner, FESC
Medical University Of Vienna
Dept. Int. Med. Ii, Division Of Cardiology
Waehringer Guertel 18-20
AT-1090 Vienna - Austria 
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Vice-Chairperson

Prof. Juan Carlos Kaski, FESC
St George's, University Of London
Molecular & Clinical Sciences Research Inst
Cranmer Terrace Tooting
SW17 ORE London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Past-Chairperson

Prof. Heinz Drexel, FESC
Medicine and Cardiology Academic Teaching Hospital
Feldkirch Carinagasse 47
6800 Feldkirch - Austria
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Treasurer

Prof. Claudio Ceconi, FESC
Italy
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Secretary & Communication Coordinator

Dr. Anne Grete Semb, FESC
Norway
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Ordinary Nucleus members

Prof. Elisabetta Cerbai, FESC
Italy
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Prof. Juan Luis Tamargo, FESC
Spain
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Prof. Christian Tobias Torp-Pedersen, FESC
Denmark
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Prof. Claudio Borghi, FESC
Italy
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Prof. Dobromir Dobrev
Germany
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Prof. Iris Baumgartner
Switzerland
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Prof. Keld Per Kjeldsen
Denmark
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Ex-Officio Nucleus members

Assoc. Prof. Gianluigi Savarese, FESC
Sweden

Prof. Basil S Lewis, FESC
Israel

Prof. Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, FESC
Working Group Representative in ESC Regulatory affaires cte
Italy

Assoc. Prof. Sven Wassmann, FESC
Germany

Dr. Patrick Sulzgruber, FESC
EuroCVP & Working Group representative in ESC Young cte
Austria