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ESC Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart


The ESC Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart is looking for active participants in the field of cellular biology and physiology of the heart.
Its aim is to bring together an active group of basic scientists and clinicians who can work together to develop translational research projects for identifying novel therapeutic targets for treating patients with heart disease.


Aims and activities

Aims

  • The Working Group on the Cellular Biology of the Heart, as the major basic science working group of the ESC, has as its main objective, the promotion of basic science research in cardiology and encouraging links between clinical medicine and laboratory-based research.
  • The Working Group organises a significant proportion of the research symposia held each year at the societies annual meeting and regularly supports a number of other meetings and teaching programmes.

Activities

Nucleus 2018-2020

Chairperson

Assist. Prof. Rosalinda Madonna

Department of Neuroscience and Imaging
G. D'annunzio University
Via Dei Vestini
66013 Chieti - Italy

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Vice-Chairperson & Secretary

Dr. Sean M. Davidson

University College London
The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute
67 Chenies Mews
WC1E 6HX London - United Kingdom

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Past-Chairperson & Treasurer

Assoc. Prof. Joost P.G. Sluijter

Dept of Cardiology
Experimental Cardiology Laboratory
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Heidelberglaan 100, Room G02.523
3584 CX Utrecht – Netherlands

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Ordinary Nucleus members

Prof. Jean-Sebastien Hulot, FESC

France

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Prof. Hans Erik Bøtker, FESC

Denmark

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Prof. Michael Marber, FESC

United Kingdom

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Dr. Sophie Van Linthout, FESC

Germany

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Dr. Maurizio Pesce

Italy

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Prof. Sabine Steffens, FESC

Germany

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Dr. Henrique Girao

Portugal

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Professor Mariann Gyongyosi, FESC

Austria

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Professor Bianca Brundel

Netherlands

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Ex-Officio Nucleus members

Prof. Peter Ferdinandy

Hungary

Prof. Sandrine Lecour, FESC

South Africa

Assist. Prof. Cinzia Perrino, FESC

Italy

Affiliated Nucleus members

Dr. Can Tepekoylu

Austria

Prof. Rainer Schulz, FESC

Germany