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Aims and Activities

ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Aims and Activities


  • To promote and organize 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 WG members


  • 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 organize yearly scientific meeting of the WG with focus on cardiovascular pharmacology
  • To participate in the production of ESC practical 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