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European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology

Angelo Auricchio - Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Unit, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland; and Professor of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany

Angelo Auricchio

Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Unit, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland; and Professor of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany

Angelo Auricchio is Professor of Cardiology at University Hospital in Magdeburg, Germany and director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Unit at Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland. He is the immediate past President of European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA).

Moreover, he is co-directing the Center for Computational Medicine in Cardiology at Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland. Furthermore, he is serving as Scientific Director at the Fondazione Ticino Cuore, an institution devoted to increase public awareness of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims and to improve the survival rate of victims of out-of hospital arrest.

He is the author of over 70 scientific review articles and book chapters and almost 200 original scientific papers.

He has served as a member of the Task Force for European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and as Chair of the EHRA Cardiac Rhythm Management Product Performance Task Force.

Claudio Tondo - Professor of Cardiology, Chairman, Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Center, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Italy

Claudio Tondo

Professor of Cardiology, Chairman, Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Center, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Italy

Erik Wissner - Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago

Erik Wissner

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago

Dr. Erik Wissner, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago serves as the Director of Electrophysiology in the Division of Cardiology. He has a particular interest in complex arrhythmia management and special expertise in catheter ablation of complex atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. His research interests relate to the clinical assessment of novel mapping and ablation technologies.

Francisco Leyva - Consultant Cardiologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK; and Reader in Cardiology, University of Birmingham, UK

Francisco Leyva

Consultant Cardiologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK; and Reader in Cardiology, University of Birmingham, UK

Haran Burri - Cardiologist, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland

Haran Burri

Cardiologist, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland

Joachim R Ehrlich - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

Joachim R Ehrlich

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

Jose L Merino - Director of the Arrhythmia–Electrophysiology Research Unit, Hospital General Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain

Jose L Merino

Director of the Arrhythmia–Electrophysiology Research Unit, Hospital General Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain

Krzysztof J Filipiak - Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw

Krzysztof J Filipiak

Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw



Krzysztof J. Filipiak, MD, PhD, FESC, is a specialist in cardiology, internal medicine, hypertensiology, and clinical pharmacology. He graduated from the Medical University of Warsaw, starting his career in the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, and subsequently in the 1st Chair and Department of Cardiology, where he currently holds professor position. Research and clinical internships in: Utrecht, Amsterdam, Rio de Janeiro, Geneva, Milan. Since 2012, Prof. Filipiak is the Vice Dean for Science in the 1st Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw. In Polish Cardiac Society (PCS), prof. Filipiak was the Chairman of Polish Top Junior Cardiologists “Club 30”, Chairman of PCS Section for Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, member of the Main Board, and the Treasurer of PCS. In European Society of Cardiology, he is a member of two working groups: on Acute Cardiac Care and on Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Drug Therapy. Serves as the member of the Main Board in Polish Society of Hypertension. His main interests include: acute coronary syndromes, arterial hypertension, dyslipidaemias, heart failure, stable angina, cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, evidence-based medicine methodology. Co-editor of several textbooks, including first Polish complete monography on statins (“Statins – the clinical pharmacology”), and co-author of over 190 papers indexed in PubMed MEDLINE; according to Google Scholar database (April, 2015): 1640 citations, Hirsch index=18, i-10 index=36. Since 2012, the Editor-in-chief of KARDIOLOGIA POLSKA [Polish Heart Journal] – the official journal of PCS.

Lars Lund - Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Lars Lund

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Maria Grazia Bongiorni - Director of 2nd Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Italy

Maria Grazia Bongiorni

Director of 2nd Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Italy

Richard Schilling - Professor of Cardiology and Commercial and Strategy Director, Bart's Heart Centre, London, UK

Richard Schilling

Professor of Cardiology and Commercial and Strategy Director, Bart's Heart Centre, London, UK

Thorsten Lewalter - Professor of Internal Medicine-Cardiology, University of Bonn, Bonn; Head, Dept. of Medicine-Cardiology and Intensive Care, Isar Heart Center Munich, Germnay

Thorsten Lewalter

Professor of Internal Medicine-Cardiology, University of Bonn, Bonn; Head, Dept. of Medicine-Cardiology and Intensive Care, Isar Heart Center Munich, Germnay

Tom De Potter - Associate Director, Cardiovascular Center, OLV Hospital, Aalst, Belgium

Tom De Potter

Associate Director, Cardiovascular Center, OLV Hospital, Aalst, Belgium