LBPMC Group Members
Gregory Y. H. Lip
University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
John J.P. Kastelein
John J.P. Kastelein (1954) is Professor of Medicine at the Department of Vascular Medicine at the Academic Medical Center (AMC) of the University of Amsterdam, where he holds the Strategic Chair of Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease.
Agata Bielecka-Dabrowa
Agata Bielecka-Dabrowa MD, PhD, FESC is Assistant in Department of Nephrology, Hypertension and Family Medicine at Medical University of Lodz, Poland.
Dragana Nikolic
Dr. Nikolic graduated in Biology from the University of Kragujevac, Serbia, where she has attended the Laboratory for Experimental Physiology at the Faculty of Science. Then, she moved to Belgrade, where she has worked as a Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Radiobiology and Molecular Genetics at the Vinca Institute, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Michael J. Blaha
Dr. Blaha completed his Internal Medicine residency in the Osler Medical Housestaff Training Program at Johns Hopkins in 2009 before completing a fellowship in Cardiology at Johns Hopkins in 2012. Dr. Michael J. Blaha presently serves as the Director of Clinical Research for the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease.
Peter P. Toth
Director of Preventive Cardiology; CGH Medical Center. Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine University of Illinois School of Medicine. Professor of Clinical Medicine Michigan State University.
G. Kees Hovingh
Dr G Kees Hovingh is an internist and vascular medicine specialist at the Department of Vascular Medicine at the Academic Medical Center (AMC) of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Patrick Moriarty
Dr. Moriarty is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City and the Director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology.
Krzysztof Narkiewicz
Head of the Hypertension Unit, Department of Hypertension and Diabetology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland.
George Howard
Dr. George Howard is Professor of Biostatistics at the UAB. He received his training in biostatistics was from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has had experience in biostatistics, data management, and the direction of coordinating centers of multicenter studies.
Seth S. Martin
Dr. Seth S. Martin received his Bachelor of Science degree from Washington and Lee University, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed his internal medicine training at Duke University.
Wilbert S. Aronow
Wilbert S. Aronow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FCCP, AGSF, FGSA is Professor of Medicine at Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. He graduated from Harvard Medical School.
Alberto Zanchetti
Prof. Zanchetti is Scientific Director of the Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, and Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Milan.
Gerald F. Watts
Gerald F Watts DSc PhD DM FRACP FRCP is a graduate of Imperial College, University of London, and received his clinical and research training in the United Kingdom
Jolanta Malyszko
2nd Department of Nephrology and Hypertension with Dialysis Unit, Bialystok , Poland. Member of: Polish Society of Nephrology (from 1991); ERA-EDTA (from 1996); ISN (from 1995); American Society of Nephrology (from 2003); Polish Society of Hypertension (from 2000).
Nathan D. Wong
Dr. Nathan Wong is Professor and Director of the Heart Disease Prevention Program, Division of Cardiology at University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Ali Ahmed
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology Associate Director, Comprehensive Center for Healthy AgingMedical Director, Geriatric Heart Failure Clinic University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Stephen P. Glasser
Dr. Glasser is a Professor in the DOPM, and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology in the UAB School of Public Health and is a cardiologist and clinical pharmacologist.
Maria-Corina Serban
Dr. Maria-Corina Serban is currently a Lecturer in Functional Science Department, Discipline of Pathophysiology of University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes” Timisoara, Romania.
Mohammad Abdollahi
Mohammad Abdollahi (MA) acquired a PharmD in 1988 from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) and was then completed a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology in 1994 from the same university; he gained a postdoc training at the University of Toronto in 2001. Since 1988, MA has worked as an academic at TUMS and has studied in the fields of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, specifically Evidence-Based Medicine/Systematic Review/Meta-Analysis and Mechanistic Toxicology. Since 2003 he has acquired full professorship at TUMS.
Pooneh Salari
Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacist at Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Roja Rahimi
Roja Rahimi is assistant professor at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. She received her Pharm.D in 2004 and Ph.D in Traditional Iranian Pharmacy from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran in 2013.
Stephen J. Nicholls
Stephen Nicholls is the Deputy Director and inaugural SAHMRI Heart Foundation Heart Health Theme Leader at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. He is also Professor of Cardiology at the University of Adelaide and Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Manfredi Rizzo
Professor of Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy; Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, USA; Director, Department of Population Health, Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Science and Technology, Italy.
Dimitri P. Mikhailidis
Academic Head, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Free Hospital Campus, University College London Medical School, University College London (UCL), Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK
Michael J Pencina
Dr. Michael Pencina is a Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Duke University and Director of Biostatistics at Duke Clinical Research Institute.
Kausik K. Ray
Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist St George’s Hospital NHS Trust.
Kazuhiko Kotani
Kazuhiko Kotani, MD, PhD, is Professor at Jichi Medical University (Division of Community and Family Medicine, Division of Public Health, and Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Shimotsuke-City, Tochigi, Japan).
Shekoufeh Nikfar
Shekoufeh Nikfar holding Pharmacy Doctorate and MPH, PhD of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical administration from Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), is assistant professor of Food and Drug Organization at Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical education (MOH).
Amirhossein Sahebkar
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) 2008, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashahd, Iran
Ph.D of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashahd, Iran
Adjunct Research Fellow, Metabolic Research Centre, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Sorin Ursoniu
Sorin Ursoniu, MD, PhD, is associate professor of Public Health, Department of Functional Sciences, at Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania.
Deepak L. Bhatt
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart & Vascular Center, Boston, USA.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Demosthenes Panagiotakos
Harokopio University in Athens, Greece.
University of Canberra, Australia.
Giuseppe Lippi
Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Verona, Italy.
Clinical Chemistry and Haematology laboratories of the University Hospital of Verona, Italy.
Laurence S. Sperling
Division of Cardiology - Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Global Health Hubert Department of Global Health Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Michel R. Langlois
University of Ghent, dept. of Cardiovascular Diseases, South Korea.
Niki Katsiki
Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Allan Sniderman
Mike Rosenbloom Laboratory for Cardiovascular Research at Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Canada.
Małgorzata Bała
Jagiellonian University Medical College, Cracow, Poland
Karam Kostner
Mater Public and Private Hospital Brisbane, Australia
University of Queensland, Australia
Olivier Descamps
President of the Belgian Society of Atherosclerosis/Belgian Lipid Club.
Center for medical research at Jolimont, La Louvière, Belgium.
Vice-president in the executive committee of the Belgian Society of Atherosclerosis.
Da Vinci institute (Brussel) and in Ethics (medical Faculty) at the Catholic Univesity of Louval (Bruxelles).
Ibadete Bytyçi
Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinical Centre of Kosovo, Republic of Kosovo
Michal Vrablik
Charles University in Prague, the Czech Republic.
Gani Bajraktari
Medical Faculty University of Prishtina, Kosovo.
Dragan Djuric
Professor and Chair, PhD Program in Physiological Sciences Institute of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia.
Diana S. Antal
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania.
Arrigo F.G. Cicero
University of Bologna, Italy.
Kamal Awad
Zagazig University, El-Sharkia, Egypt
Luis E. Simental-Mendía
National Researcher Grade II, Investigators National System, CONACyT, Mexico
Associate Researcher, Mexican Social Security Institute
Peter Penson
Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
JoAnn E. Manson
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine
Co-Director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Gustavs Latkovskis
Latvian Institute of Cardiology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Latvia, Riga
Mohsen Mazidi
Chalmers University, Sweden.
Giovanni Mariscalco
Leicester University Hospital, Glenfield Hospital, UK.
Alessandro Colletti
University of Bologna, Italy
Daniel Pella
President of the International College of Nutrition,
President of Slovak Association of Atherosclerosis.
Medicine PJ Safarik University, L. Pasteur University Hospital, Kosice, Slovak Republic.
Alberico L. Catapano
Pharmacology at the University of Milan, Italy.
Laboratory of Lipoproteins, Immunity and Atherosclerosis, Milano, Italy.
Center for the Study of Atherosclerosis at the “Bassini” Hospital
Center of Epidemiology and Preventive Pharmacology of the University of Milan, Italy.
Paulina Gorzelak-Pabiś
Assistant in Department of Internal Diseases and Clinical Pharmacology Medical University of Lodz, Poland.
György Paragh
University of Debrecen in Debrecen, Hungary.
Michel Farnier
Lipid Clinic at the Point Medical Clinic in Dijon, France.

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