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ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy and Pathology


The Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology is involved in many scientific publications such as Position Papers, Consensus Documents and other articles in the field of the Working Group.

Working Group publications in the ESC journal family

Publishing scientific papers and recommendations is a core activity for the ESC and all its constituent bodies. Discover below ESC Working Group' statements, positions, and policies.

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Recommended reading

The ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology has compiled its key reference libraries and other articles for recommended reading.

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Commented articles

Every two month, the Working Group proposes an article of interest which is commented

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Nucleus publications

Development and maintenance of the arterial valves.

Anderson RH, Henderson DJ, Chaudhry B.
Eur Heart J. 2017 Mar 1;38(9):687-689. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehv622. No abstract available.
PMID: 26586784

Reference genes for gene expression studies in the mouse heart.

Ruiz-Villalba A, Mattiotti A, Gunst QD, Cano-Ballesteros S, van den Hoff MJ, Ruijter JM.
Sci Rep. 2017 Dec;7(1):24. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00043-9. Epub 2017 Feb 2.
PMID: 28154421

Mechanisms of retinoic acid signaling during cardiogenesis.

Stefanovic S, Zaffran S.
Mech Dev. 2017 Feb;143:9-19. doi: 10.1016/j.mod.2016.12.002. Epub 2016 Dec 19. Review.
PMID: 28007475

Tbx18 and the generation of a biological pacemaker. Are we there yet?

Brand T.
J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2016 Aug;97:263-5. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2016.06.006. Epub 2016 Jun 10. No abstract available.
PMID: 27291063

Vitamin B12 ameliorates the phenotype of a mouse model of DiGeorge syndrome.

Lania G, Bresciani A, Bisbocci M, Francone A, Colonna V, Altamura S, Baldini A.
Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Aug 9. pii: ddw267.[Epub ahead of print]

Rebalancing gene haploinsufficiency in vivo by targeting chromatin.

Fulcoli FG, Franzese M, Liu X, Zhang Z, Angelini C, Baldini A.
Nat Commun. 2016 Jun 3;7:11688. doi: 10.1038/ncomms11688.

Temporal trends and changing profile of adults with congenital heart disease undergoing heart transplantation.

Cohen S, Houyel L, Guillemain R, Varnous S, Jannot AS, Ladouceur M, Boudjemline Y, Bonnet D, Iserin L.
Eur Heart J. 2016 Mar 1;37(9):783-9. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehv628. Epub 2015 Dec 8.
PMID: 26646701