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Thomas F. Lüscher
Bernard J. Gersh
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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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.)
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 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, 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, 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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