Giuseppe Ambrosio

Giuseppe Ambrosio

ITALY

 

 

 

 

GIUSEPPE AMBROSIO, M.D., PH.D

ACADEMIC POSITION
Professor of Cardiology and Director, Cardiovascular Department, University of Perugia School of Medicine, Ospedale S. Maria della Misericordia
Profesor Honorario, Instituto de Cardiologia “Alberto C. Taquini”, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Research Coordinator, Cardiovascular Department, S. Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy

MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
– M.D. degree, “summa cum laude” and publishing honors, University of Naples School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
– Ph.D. degree in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, University of Naples
– Resident, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Naples
– Fellow, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
-European Society of Cardiology: Secretary, Science Council (1999 – 2002); Representative, Cluster on “Circulation” (1999 – 2002); Chairman, Working Group on “Microcirculation” (1996 – 1998);
-American College of Cardiology: Member, Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Committee (2011 – )
-Heart Failure Association, European Society of Cardiology: Member, Committee on Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (2008 – ); Member, Committee on Acute Heart Failure (2010 – )
-Italian Society of Cardiology: Member of the National Board (1998 – 2001); Chairman, Working Group on “Microcirculation” (2004 – 2006)
-Member of the Board: International Society for Heart Research (1998 – 2004); International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (1998 – 2002); Italian Society for Cardiovascular Research (1996 – 2003)
-Editor of: Italian Heart Journal (official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology) (2002 – 2007); Member, Heart Editors’ Active Round Table (HEART) (2003 – 2007); Member, Task Force “National Society Journals”, European Society of Cardiology (2006 – )
-Member of the Editorial Board of: Acute Cardiac Care (2006 – ); Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy (1990 – 2000); Cardiovascular Research (1996 – ); Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation (2000 – ); European Heart Journal (2009 – ); Experimental and Clinical Cardiology (1995 – 2005); Heart and Blood Vessels – Journal of the Cardiology Society of Serbia (2012 – ); Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (1997 – 2000); Netherlands Heart Journal (2005 – ); Revista Argentina de Cardiologìa (2007 – ); Revista Española de Cardiologìa (2000 – ); Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologìa (2006 – )
-Fellow of: American College of Cardiology; European Society of Cardiology; American Heart Association: Council on Circulation, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences; American Physiological Society: Fellow, Cardiovascular Section; International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences: Fellow; Sociedad Argentina de Cardiologia: Miembro Correspondiente Extranjero

MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE), University of Massachussetts, U.S.A. (2000 – 2009); Program Project Grant “Inflammation and Repair in Cardiac Ischemia-Reperfusion”, National Institutes of Health, U.S.A., Grant Number: NIH P01 HL065608 (2004 – ); MEDIA (Metabolic Road to Diastolic Dysfunction), FP VII, European Community (2011 – )

CLINICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
National Coordinator, ACUITY (Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy) trial; Event Adjudication Committee, ZEN trial; Steering Committee Member, and National Coordinator, TRACER (Thrombin Receptor Antagonist Coronary Event Reduction) trial; Coordinator, Adjudication Committee, Italian Elderly ACS Study; Steering Committee Member, RED-CABG Trial (Reduction in Cardiovascular Events by AcaDesine in Patients Undergoing CABG); Operations Committee Member, and National Lead, TECOS (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes with Sitagliptin in patients with Type 2 Diabetes) trial; Country Lead, GARFIELD (Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD) registry