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Editor-in-Chief

Thomas F. Lüscher, Zurich, Switzerland

Thomas F. Lüscher trained at the University Hospital Zurich, Mayo Clinic and University Hospital Basel in Internal Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiology. He has been Professor of Clinical Pharmacology in Basel and Professor and Vice-Chairman of Cardiology in Bern. Since 1996, he is Professor and Chairman of Cardiology at the University Hospital and Director of Cardiovascular Research at the Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich. Thomas Lüscher is a clinical and interventional cardiologist with a broad research interest and among the 0.5% most cited scientists. As Editor-in-Chief, he is ex-officio Chairman of the Publications Committee and member of the ESC board.
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Deputy Editors

Jeroen Bax

Jeroen Bax, MD, PhD. Professor of Cardiology, is Director of non-invasive imaging in Leiden, The Netherlands. He holds several positions in national and international scientific organizations, and was President of the ESC Congress program committee for 2007-2008 and the ESC Cardiology Guidelines chair for 2010-2012. Jeroen Bax focuses on clinical cardiology, heart failure, cardiac resynchronization therapy, and the application of all different imaging modalities to these clinical fields.

 

Bernard J. Gersh

Bernard Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, USA. Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine. Recipient of numerous distinctions including the AHA’s prestigious James B. Herrick Award, and in 2013, he was designated Master of the American College of Cardiology. Bernard Gersh covers general cardiology for the European Heart Journal and particularly his core research interests (i.e. cardiomyopathies, CAD etc.)

 

Gerhard Hindricks

Gerd Hindricks, MD, FESC. Professor of Medicine, Co-Director Electrophysiology Department, University of Leipzig Heart Center. President-elect of ESC Heart Rhythm Association. Gerd Hindricks focuses on Electrophysiology and devices and covers arrhythmias and devices for the European Heart Journal.
 

 

Ulf Landmesser

Ulf Landmesser MD, FESC. Professor of Cardiology, Deputy Director Cardiology and Director of Acute Cardiac Care Unit, University Heart Center, and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich. Head of Cardiovascular Research. Co-Prime Investigator of Leducq Transatlantic Network on HDL Dysfunction. Recipient of the Friedrich Goetz Award. Treasurer of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention. Ulf Landmesser focuses on prevention, lipids, stem cells and basic science for the European Heart Journal, and also acts as rotating weekly editor with Frank Ruschitzka and Thomas F. Lüscher.

 

Frank Ruschitzka

Frank Ruschitzka, MD, FRCP, FESC. Professor of Cardiology, Deputy Director Cardiology, University Heart Center Zurich, Director Heart Failure and Transplantation Clinic. Treasurer of the ESC Heart Failure Association and recipient of the Friedrich Goetz Award. Frank Ruschitzka focuses on hypertension and heart failure for the European Heart Journal, and also acts as rotating weekly editor with Ulf Landmesser and Thomas F. Lüscher.

 

William Wijns

William Wijns, MD, FESC. Professor of Cardiology, Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Center in Aalst, Belgium. Served the ESC in various positions, including Vice-President, Scientific Programme Chair. President of ESC European Association of Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention. Presently, Co-Director of EURO-PCR and Chairman of PCR. William Wijns covers acute coronary syndromes, coronary artery disease and interventional cardiology for the European Heart Journal.

Managing Editors

Sam Rogers

Susanne B. Dedecke

Amelia Meier-Batschelet

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Local Associate Editors

Ronald Binder

Corinna Brunckhorst

Giovanni G. Camici

Firat Duru

Urs Eriksson

Volkmar Falk

Oliver Gaemperli

Nils Kucher

Willibald Maier

Christian Matter

Fabian Nietlispach

Christian Schmied

Jan Steffel

Felix C. Tanner

Christian Templin

Bernd van der Loo

 

International Associate Editors

Colin Baigent

Helmut Baumgartner

Paolo Camici

David Celermajer (AU)

Francesco Cosentino

Filippo Crea

John E. Deanfield

Stephanie Dimmeler

Gerasimos Filippatos

Keith A. A. Fox

Runlin Gao (Asia)

John Gorcsan III (USA)

John J.P. Kastelein

Russell V. Luepker

John J.V. McMurray

Christian Mueller

Barbara Mulder

Thomas Münzel

N. Brahmajee (US)

Stefan Neubauer

Udo P. Sechtem

Ajay M. Shah

Hiroaki Shimokawa (JP)

Jagmeet P. Singh (USA)

Karen Sliwa (ZA)

Karl Swedberg

Stefano Taddei

Alec Vahanian

Salim Yusuf (Canada)

 

Clinical Review Editor

Freek W.A. Verheugt

 

Statistics Editor

Rickey Carter

 

Consulting Editors

Joe Loscalzo

Frans Van de Werf

 

Senior Consulting Editors

John Camm

Diederick E. Grobbee

Tiny Jaarsma

Gerald Maurer

Patrick W. Serruys

Karin Sipido

Dirk van Veldhuisen

Christian J.M. Vrints

 

Ethics Review Board

Maarten L. Simoons

Kim M. Fox

Christian Hamm

 

Supplements Editor

Roberto Ferrari

 

Supplements Associate Editors

Francisco Fernández-Avilés

Jeroen Bax

Michael Böhm

Thomas F. Lüscher

Frank Ruschitzka

 

International Editorial Board

William T. Abraham, USA

Stephan Achenbach, Germany

Stefan Agewall, Norway

Fernando Alfonso, Spain

Joseph S. Alpert, USA

Giuseppe Ambrosio, Italy

Felicita Andreotti, Italy

Stefan Anker, Germany

Elliott M. Antman, USA

David Antoniucci, Italy

Eliosa Arbustini, Italy

Paul W. Armstrong, Canada

Dan Atar, Norway

Johann Auer, Austria

Luigi P. Badano, Italy

Emanuele Barbato, Belgium

Thomas Bartel, Austria

Joshua Barzilay, USA

Jean-Pierre Bassand, France

Eric Bates, USA

Hans-Jürg Beer, Switzerland

Emelia Benjamin, USA

Daniel S. Berman, USA

Michel E. Bertrand, France

Deepak L. Bhatt, USA

Luigi M. Biasucci, Italy

Giuseppe G.L. Biondi-Zoccai, Italy

Christoph Bode, Germany

Eric Boersma, The Netherlands

Lucas V.A. Boersma, The Netherlands

Giovanni Boffa, Italy

Robert O. Bonow, USA

Giuseppe Boriani, Italy

Jeffrey Borer, USA

Michael Böhm, Germany

Somjot S. Brar, USA

Eugene Braunwald, USA

Günter Breithardt, Germany

Ole Breithardt, Germany

Pedro Brugada, Belgium

Nico Bruining, Netherlands

Hans-Peter Brunner-La Rocca, The Netherlands

Robert M. Califf, USA

François Cambien, France

Christopher P. Cannon, USA

Davide Capodanno, Italy

Edoardo Casiglia, Italy

Filip P. Casselman, Belgium

Bernard R. Chaitman, USA

Evgueni Chazov, Russia

John G.F. Cleland, UK

David J. Cohen, USA

Antonio Colombo, Italy

C. Richard Conti, USA

Leslie Cooper, USA

Maria R. Costanzo, USA

Mark A. Creager, USA

Harry Crijns, The Netherlands

Nicolas Danchin, France

Isabel Deisenhofer, Germany

Kenneth Dickstein, Norway

Raffaele De Caterina, Italy

Bart De Geest, Belgium

Carlo Di Mario, UK

Pascal de Groote, France

Edo D. de Muinck, Sweden

Eric Eeckhout, Switzerland

Raimund Erbel, Germany

Paul Erne, Switzerland

Cetin Erol, Turkey

Francisco Fernández-Avilés, Spain

Roberto Ferrari, Italy

Andrea Frustaci, Italy

Valentin Fuster, USA

Nazzareno Galie, Italy

Xavier Garcia-Moll, Spain

Anthony Gershlick, UK

Lorenzo Ghiadoni, Italy

Anselm Kai Gitt, Germany

Samuel Z. Goldhaber, USA

Paolo Golino, Italy

Lino Gonçalves, Portugal

Tommaso Gori, Germany

Christopher Granger, USA

Daniel Gras, France

Steven M. Haffner, USA

Michel Haïssaguerre, France

Göran K. Hansson, Sweden

Christian W. Hamm, Germany

Gerd Hasenfuss, Germany

Adrian F. Hernandez, USA

Gerd Heusch, Germany

Judith S. Hochman, USA

David R. Holmes, Jr., USA

Kurt Huber, Austria

Sabino Illiceto, Italy

Bernard Iung, France

Allan S. Jaffe, USA

Stefan James, Sweden

Stefan Janssens, Belgium

James L Januzzi, USA

Gabriela Kania, Switzerland

Juan-Carlos Kaski, UK

Adnan Kastrati, Germany

Hugo A. Katus, Germany

Philipp A. Kaufmann, Switzerland

Malte Kelm, Germany

Alexander Kharlamov, Netherlands

Spencer B. King III, USA

Helmut U. Klein, USA

Juhani Knuuti, Finland

Jon Kobashigawa, USA

Richard Kobza, Switzerland

Philippe Kolh, Belgium

Michel Komajda, France

Stavros V. Konstantinides, Germany

Steen D. Kristensen, Denmark

Henry Krum, Australia

Irene Lang, Austria

Ulrich Laufs, Germany

Christophe Leclercq, France

Adelino Leite-Moreira, Portugal

Amir Lerman, USA

Eli I. Lev, Israel

Peter Libby, USA

Gregory YH Lip (UK)

Massimo Lombardi, Italy

Russell V. Luepker, USA

François Mach, Switzerland

Winfried Maerz, Germany

Aldo Pietro Maggioni, Italy

Koon-Hou Mak, Singapore

Eduardo Marban, USA

Michael Marber, UK

Viacheslav Mareev, Russia

Barry Maron, USA

Gerald Maurer, Austria

William J. McKenna, UK

Jawahar L. Mehta, USA

Bernhard Meier, Switzerland

Franz Messerli, USA

Gilles Montalescot, France

Christian Müller, Switzerland

Franz-Josef Neumann, Germany

Georg Nickenig, Germany

Markuu Nieminen, Finland

Petros Nihoyannopoulos, UK

Steven E. Nissen, USA

Uwe Nixdorff, Germany

Suzanne Oparil, USA

Seung-Jung Park, South Korea

Terje R. Pedersen, Norway

Dudley Pennell, UK

Joep Perk, Sweden

Marc A. Pfeffer, USA

Eugenie Picano, Italy

Leopoldo Piegas, Brazil

Fausto Jose Pinto, Portugal

Bertram Pitt, USA

Pjotr Ponikowski, Poland

Ton Rabelink, The Netherlands

Frank Rademakers, Belgium

Daniel J. Rader, USA

Shahbudin Rahimtoola, USA

Kausik Ray, UK

Flavio Ribichini, Italy

Paul M. Ridker, USA

Walter Riesen, Switzerland

Marco Roffi, Switzerland

Raphael Rosenhek, Austria

Carlos E. Ruiz, USA

Lars Rydén, Sweden

François Schiele, France

Gerhard Schuler, Germany

Heribert Schunkert, Germany

Markus Schwaiger, Germany

Peter J. Schwartz, Italy

Christian Seiler, Switzerland

Paul Sergeant, Belgium

Thomas Hellmut Schindler, Switzerland

Evgeny Shlуakhto, Russia

Maarten Simoons, The Netherlands

Karin Sipido, Belgium

Peter Sogaard, Denmark

Scott Solomon, USA

Rudolf Speich, Switzerland

Christodoulos Stefanadis, Greece

Philippe G. Steg, France

Steven Steinhubl, Switzerland

Gregg W. Stone, USA

Isabella Sudano, Switzerland*

Corrado Tamburino, Italy

Luigi Tavazzi, Italy

Michal Tendera, Poland

Gianni Tognoni, Italy

Adam Torbicki, Poland

Dimitris Tousoulis, Greece

Stefan Toggweiler, Switzerland

Panagiotis Vardas, Greece

Albert Varga, Hungary

Renu Virmani, USA

Jens-Uwe Voigt, Belgium

Massimo Volpe, Italy

Nico Van de Veire, Belgium

Ron van Domburg, The Netherlands

Arnold Von Eckardstein, Switzerland

Ron Waksman, USA

Lars Wallentin, Sweden

Johannes Waltenberger, Germany

Christian Weber, Germany

Peter Wenaweser, Switzerland

Petr Widimsky, Czech Republic

James T. Willerson, USA

William Wijns, Belgium

Bryan Williams, UK

Stephan Windecker, Switzerland

Kai Wollert, Germany

Zhihong Yang, Switzerland

Seppo Ylä-Herttuala, Finland

Cheuk-Man Yu, China

José Luis Zamorano, Spain

Andreas M. Zeiher, Germany