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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Thomas F. Lüscher, Zurich, Switzerland

Thomas F. Luscher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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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)

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

SUPPLEMENTS EDITOR

Francisco Fernández–Avilés, Spain

SUPPLEMENTS ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Emilio García Moran
Pedro L. Sanchez
Maria Luisa Nieto

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, United Arab Emirates*
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
Evgeny L. Chazov, Russia
John G.F. Cleland, UK
David J. Cohen, USA
Antonio Colombo, Italy
Richard C. 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
Freek W.A. Verheugt, The Netherlands
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
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

* Elite Reviewers 2013. The Editorial Team would like to thank these individuals for their outstanding contributions as reviewers for the European Heart Journal.