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ESC Working Group on Myocardial Function

Membership of ESC Working Groups is free.

The Working Group on Myocardial Function provides a platform for both basic and clinically-oriented scientists with interests in any aspect of myocardial function to meet in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere. 

It focuses on the molecular, cellular and integrative mechanisms underlying physiological function and malfunction of the heart, and is the ideal group for anyone interested in applying knowledge of fundamental cellular and molecular processes to the integrative biology of the heart, both experimentally and clinically.

Working Group Membership Benefits


Services & Discount

Access to the Biennial Varenna Meeting
Reception of Working Groups Newsletter

Career enhancement

Access to the Working Group Membership Directory
Eligible to Nucleus members positions during the WG elections*


Automatic access to ESC Membership basic level and benefits
Voting rights during your WG elections*

* Limitations apply

Join the Working Group today!

All healthcare professionals involved in these Working Group fields are invited to join our network!




Find out more about the application process

Membership is free and for life.

When applying online, you will be requested to login via your My ESC account.

Candidates should

  • Be actively involved in scientific projects related to this field
  • Have a demonstrable record of scientific publications in the field of myocardial function
  • Be keen to participate actively in Working Group activities

ESC Membership & Fellowship

You are automatically a Member of the European Society of Cardiology if you belong to a Working Group. You can then upgrade your membership from ESC Member (free basic level) to ESC Professional Member and ESC Professional Plus Member (paying).

The Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology is an outstanding honour recognising distinguished scientific, professional, educational or teaching achievements.

More information about ESC fellowship and related privileges