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ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Regenerative and Reparative Medicine


 

The Mission of the ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Regenerative and Reparative Medicine is to improve our knowledge and to develop therapies in this field through the synergy of basic discoveries and translational clinical efforts from dedicated centres all around the world, by:

  • Establishing the priorities and goals of discovery and development for the next decade,
  • (Re)defining cardiovascular regeneration-based advanced therapies
  • Attaining and disseminating an umbrella agreement on a common strategy to reinforce the field.

Francisco Fernández-Aviles (Spain)
Chairperson 2017-2019

Objectives 

To promote the progress in regenerating injured human organs, by leveraging collective efforts in basic discoveries, in the creation of better regenerative products and technologies, in better preclinical models, and in large clinical trials that will lead to rapid advances in the search for effective therapies in humans.

To promote a network of professionals, clinicians and scientists involved in the development and validation of advanced therapies for cardiovascular regeneration.

Nucleus 2020-2022

Chairperson

Prof. Stefan Janssens, MD, PhD
University Hospital Gasthuisberg of Leuven
Cardiovascular Diseases
49 Herestraat
Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Vice Chairperson

Assoc. Prof. Giulio Pompilio, FESC
Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS Scientific Direction 
CV Surgery
Via Parea 4, 20138 Milano
Italy
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Past Chairperson

Prof. Francisco Fernández-Avilés, MD, PhD, FESC
Servicio de Cardiología
H.G.U.Gregorio Marañón
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
C/ Dr. Esquerdo nº 46 Pabellón de Gobierno
28007 Madrid, Spain
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Secretary and Treasurer

Dr. Ricardo Sanz-Ruiz, MD, PhD
Spain
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Communication Editor

Prof. Joost Sluijter, FESC
Netherlands (The)
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Ordinary Nucleus Members

Prof. Phillippe Menasché, MD, PhD
France
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Prof. Jens Kastrup, MD, PhD, FESC
Denmark
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Prof. Jonathan Leor, FESC
Israel
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Dr. Marie-Noelle Giraud
Switzerland
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Dr. Antje Ebert
Germany
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Prof. Nicola Smart, MD, PhD
Medical Sciences Division. Oxford University
United Kingdom
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Ex-officio members

Prof. Lina Badimon, FESC
Spain