Latest Blog Posts in Cardio

Prof. Alain Cribier, MD, MD, FACC, FESC has been Chief of Cardiology at the University Hospital Charles Nicolle of Rouen, France for 20 years. He became widely recognised for having developed new interventional technologies for the treatment of valvular heart diseases: balloon aortic valvuloplasty in 1985, mitral commissurotomy in 1994, and, after... Read more

Prof. Tienush Rassaf took up his appointment as Editor-in-Chief, Cardiology, in September 2016. Prof. Rassaf has since August 2015 been Department Head and Chair of Cardiology (Cardiology and Vascular Medicine from August 2016) at the Westgerman Heart- and Vascular Center at the University of Essen, Germany.   He was born in Cologne,... Read more

Cardiologist Dr. Rolf Gomes founded Heart of Australia with the vision of bringing specialist cardiology services that people in the city take for granted to the people living in rural and remote Queensland. Heart of Australia is an Australian first, a custom-made mobile medical clinic which is fully equipped with specialist diagnostic equipment. Dr.... Read more

Dr Michael Nurok is the medical director of the Cardiac-Surgical Intensive Care Unit within the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. Prior to joining Cedars-Sinai, he was instrumental in creating the first Intensive Care Unit at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and served as the unit’s first medical... Read more

Dr. Aseem Malhotra is one of the most outspoken cardiologists in Britain. He is an expert in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and has successfully led the campaign against excess sugar consumption. The award-winning NHS cardiologist has successfully motivated leading academics, the media and politicians to make sugar reduction... Read more

Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare.  Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds transmitted... Read more

Dr. Tsuyuki is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and the Director of the Epidemiology Coordinating and Research (EPICORE) Centre (a health research coordinating centre) at the University of Alberta. 1. What are your key areas of interest and research/assignment?My area of interest is translating research evidence in cardiovascular disease into... Read more

Dr. Mark Sussman is a Professor of Biology at San Diego State University and the Chief Research Scientist at the San Diego State University Heart Institute. Dr. Sussman was recently selected by the American Heart Association's Basic Cardiovascular Science division to receive this year's Distinguished Achievement Award.Dr. Sussman currently serves on... Read more

Dr. Heather Ross, MD, MHSc, FRCP (C), FACC is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Director of the Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Function and holder of the Ted Rogers and Family Chair in Heart Function. She is Medical Director of the Cardiac Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Ross is a world-leading heart... Read more

Dr. William Fay is the Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor of medicine and medical pharmacology and physiology and the J.W. & Lois Winifred Stafford Distinguished Chair in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Research at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Fay graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and... Read more