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Dr. Mohammad Abdel Alim of cardiothoracic surgery at the faculty of medicine, Cairo university, Egypt. He was graduated in June 1977. He started his job in cardiothoracic surgery department in 1978 as a resident and was upgraded till he was a full Professor in 1999.
Now he is an Emeritus Professor of cardiothoracic surgery, his main domain and interest is in Thoracic surgery. He was the Head of Thoracic Surgery unit of Cairo University Hospitals at the Faculty of Medicine from 1988 till he retired in 2013. He have published about 30 research papers and worked in cardiothoracic surgery field in local and international Journals.
In 2011, he published his first book in cardiothoracic surgery titled (Spot lights in cardiothoracic surgery, Book of Trauma) and he is on his way to publish new book about surgical view on Chest Radiology). He got the following certificates: MBBCH Medicine 1977, MS General Surgery 1881, and MD Cardiothoracic Surgery 1988
He has attended many national and international conferences on cardiothoracic surgery and he is proud to say that most of the Egyptian cardiothoracic surgeons in all Egyptian universities are his students. He has the honour to work with eminent figures of international cardiothoracic surgeons: Sir Magdi Yaquob of UK, Prof. Charl DuBost of France, Prof.Bresselt of Germany (Bad Berka), Prof.Kunza of Germany (Bad Berka), Prof.George Rule of USA. He was the first to use VTS in Kase Al Aini Hospotals, Cairo University, Egypt, in the late 90s. Also he was the first to use Laser in cardiothoracic surgery in the Faculty of Medicine Hospitals in 1989 after training in Houston Laser Center (USA).
Ph.D. degree in human biology, Diploma in applied mathematics, twenty years experience in scientific design, analysis, and data mining of clinical studies in arrhythmology, ten years experience in radiobiological research, experience in epidemiological research. Currently, Dr. Berkowitsch has a position as a research scientist at the Kerckhoff Heart Center in Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Doctor Alexander Berkowitsch was graduated from the Saint-Petersburg Marine Technical University (Russia) in 1982 with a major in applied mathematics. He started his research work at the Institute of Oncology, at the Department of Radiotherapy in Saint Petersburg (Russia). Later he worked at the Institute for Neurosurgery (Saint Petersburg, Russia), specializing in mathematical research of EEG. Further, he obtained his Ph.D. in the analysis of intracardiac signals, registered during ventricular fibrillation in medical department of the University of Giessen (Germany). For the last 25 years, he works in the field of research and optimization of the therapy of atrial fibrillation at the Kerckhoff Heart Center in Bad Nauheim Germany. Since April 2019 he has also position as a clinical data scientist at the university clinic Frankfurt.
Member of Board ofInvestigators at ARGENIAM-ST (Registro
Nacional De Infarto Agudo de Miocardio con Elevación del ST)
January 2019 -
Director médico at RAPIAM (Red de Atención Provincial del
Infarto Agudo de Miocardio) LA RIOJA-ARGENTINA
October 2017 -
Public, State and Private mixed network, organized since October
2017, detection, reception, diagnosis and eventual transfer
for early initial reperfusion treatment (pharmacological
and / or percutaneous) and hospital follow-up of all
Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Province of La
Rioja, organized by the INCOR Foundation in conjunction with the
Ministry of Public Health of that province. In that context, it
achieved the sanction of Law 10156, in February 2019, known
as RAPIAM Law, by the Provincial Legislature, which provides
its regulation by the authorities of the Ministry of Health
Provincial within 90 days of its sanction
Jefe de Unidad Coronaria at Clínica Independencia
April 2011 - December 2016
Director Asociado at Revista Argentina de Cardiología
Jefe Departamento Cardiovascular at IMECC
October 2004 - 2011
Coordinador Médico y de Cardiología at Clínica Privada
August 2001 -
Jefe de Unidad Coronaria at Instituto de Cardiología del
Hospital Español de Buenos Aires
1983 - 1997
Jeffrey S. Borer, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, Radiology, Surgery and Public Health at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, where he formerly served as Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and where he directs two research institutes. While Senior Fullbright Hays Scholar at Guy’s Hospital (London), he completed the first clinical demonstration of nitroglycerin’s utility in acute MI. Returning to NIH, he developed stress radionuclide cineangiography, introducing non-invasive assessment of cardiac function with exercise. He then returned to Cornell for 30 years as Harriman Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Pathophysiology. His current research focuses on valve diseases and clinical pharmacology. He has been a USFDA Advisor for 42 years, chaired multiple Advisory Committees, has served several national professional societies, has published more than 500 scientific articles/chapters and 8 books, edited the journal, Cardiology, for 14 years and has received several awards/recognitions.
Leoné Malan, registered teacher and nurse, commenced with research in 2007 and holds the position of full professor at the North-West University (NWU), Potchefstroom Campus. Her passion for Neurophysiology teaching ensured a teaching excellence award in 2008.
Aris Lacis, cardiac surgeon, professor, MD, PhD graduated Riga Medical Institute in 1961. General and thoracic surgeon in P. Stradina University Hospital in Riga (1964–1969). Thoracic and cardiac surgeon in the Latvian Centre for Cardiovascular Surgery (1969–1994). Since 1994 until 2012 – the head of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Clinic in University Children’s Hospital, Riga; since 2012 – a consulting professor of this Clinic. President of Latvian Association for Pediatric Cardiologists. Author of 395 scientific publications, 3 monographs and 13 patents. Investigator in more than 10 clinical trials including cardiosurgical procedures performed under deep hypothermia, hybrid procedures etc. In may 2009 at first in the world have been used transcutan intramyocardial delivery autologous bone morrow derived progenitor stem cells for 3 months aged patient suffering from idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.In November 2010 the first patient with end stage pulmonary hypertension received intrapulmonary implantation autologous stem cells.
Ashraf Reda is the president of the Egyptian Association of Vascular biology and Atherosclerosis ( EAVA) and past treasurer of Egyptian society of Cardiology. He is the director and PI of the Egyptian Cardio risk project and the principle investigator of many national and international research project. He was graduated 1979 from Ain shams University. He had his master degree in cardiology 1984 and MD degree 1991 and he is a fellow of the European society of cardiology. Prof Ashraf Reda is the founder of the Egyptian working group of Lipidology and chairman of the Egyptian Board of Accreditation in cardiology.
Guy H Fontaine has made 17 original contributions in the design and the use of the first cardiac pace makers in the early 60s. He has serendipitously identified ARVD during his contributions to antiarrhythmic surgery in the early 70s. He has developed the technique of Fulguration to replace surgery in the early 80s (technique used during 30 years in Paris). He has been one of the 216 individuals who have made a significant contribution to the study of cardiovascular disease since the 14th century, one of the 500 greatest geniuses of the 21th Century (USA Books), one of the 100 Life Time Achievement (UK Book). He has more than 900 publications including 201 chapters in text books. He is the reviewer of 26 scientific journals both in basic and clinical science. He served as a member of the Editorial Board of Circulation for 5 years, after reviewing articles for this journal during decades. He has given 11 master lectures of 90 minutes each in inland China in 2014. He has recently developed new techniques of hypothermia for brain protection in OHCA and Stroke. This technique has been fortuitously used after resuscitation of his wife at home in June 2011 with absolutely no neurologic deficit despite 6 minutes of no flow. He has also invented a high-tech device which can be considered the ultimate in palliative care by preventing unexpectedly awaking after ordinary sleep. This device was mostly designed for major neurologic disorders.