Nico Bruining, Professor, PhD, FESC, Head eCardiology Clinical Epidemiology and Innovation (KEI) Thoraxcenter, The Netherlands
Nico Bruining started his career in 1985 at the Thoraxcenter (department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) in the cathlab with some of the pioneers within interventional Cardiology as Professor's P.W. Serruys and de P.J. de Feyter. In 1993 he joined the department of experimental and clinical information processing (KEI) at the Thoraxcenter, of which he is currently the head, as a scientist with as primary focus Cardiovascular imaging. He was involved in the early developments of three-dimensional (3-D) echocardiography, culminating in 1998 with the defense of his PhD thesis - “Quantitative 3-D Echocardiography of the Heart and the Coronary Vessels” under the promotorship of Prof. J.R.T.C Roelandt. Since then he was involved in many clinical studies evaluating new therapies within interventional cardiology.
Nico’s current fields of interest is bringing together clinical and technical innovations within Cardiology in which computer technology plays a major role, currently often referred to as eHealth. This includes implementing, and if necessary developing, platforms to acquire all sorts of cardiovascular related data, including general data registration, patient monitoring, imaging and seamless integration of further computer-assisted analyses , e.g. modelling and quantification. In case of the latter an example is patient specific computer electro-mechanical modelling of the heart, integrating imaging and ECG.
Internationally is Nico since 2000 active within the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) of which he became a fellow in 2006. At first within the working group of e-Cardiology of which he was the chair from 2008-2010. Currently, Nico is again a nucleus member of e-Cardiology and is a member of ECS’s e-Communications advisory board. He is also involved in the development of the ESC congress app and represents the ESC within the international DICOM medical imaging standardization committee. Besides these he is also editorial board member of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.
Member of the Digital Health Committee
Member of the eCommunications Committee (since more than a decade, website and all other forms of electronic communication of the ESC, am also one of the reviewers and testers of the congress app of the ESC)
On behalf of the ESC the respresentative in the DICOM Cardiovascular medical imaging standardization committee in the US (for the past 10 years)
Ex-chairman of the Working Group of eCardiology
Editorial board member of the European Heart Journal
Deputy Editor of Eurointervention Journal
Enrico Caiani, PhD, Chairman ESC WG on e-Cardiology, ESC representative EC eHealth stakeholders group (DG-CONNECT), Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering and e-Health at the Electronics, Information and Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Is Associate professor at the Electronics, Information and Bioengineering Dpt., Politecnico di Milano, Italy, where he teaches the classes of “Biomedical Image Processing Laboratory” and “E-health: methods and applications”, and he is member of the PhD Board in Biomedical Engineering. In 2002, he received the Rosanna Degani Young Investigator Award (Computers in Cardiology Society) e in 2007 the A.E. Weyman Young Investigator Finalist Award (American Society of Echocardiography).
Currently, he serves as Chairperson (16-18) for the e-Cardiology Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), he is part of the Advocacy group of ESC, and represents the ESC at the European Commission eHealth Stakeholder group. Currently, his main research interests include e-health solutions and m-health applications in the field of cardiology.
Friedrich Koehler, Professor, MD, Senior Physician for Cardiology and Head of the Charité-Centre for Cardiovascular Telemedicine.
He studied medicine at the Humboldt-University Berlin (Germany) and spent time for research and training in Guildtfort (UK) and Munich (Germany).
From 1994 to 1997 he received a postgraduate training in the intensive care unit and was until 2000 research fellow in cardiology. Since 1997 he is leading public funded research and development projects within the field of Telecardiology. From 1997 to 2003 he was the Coordinator of a telemedicine project for knowhow transfer between Germany and Baltic States, sponsored by the German Ministry of Health.
From 2005 to 2011 he was the head of the project "Partnership for the Heart" which aim was the development and clinical trial of a new telemonitoring system for patients with heart failure. Within this project he was the principal investigator of the trial "Telemedical Interventional Monitoring in Heart Failure (TIM-HF, NCT00543881), sponsored by the German Ministry of Economics and Technology".
Since 2009 he is the head of the Consortium "Health Region of the Future Northern Brandenburg – Fontane", a research and development project in patients with heart failure and preeclampsia and Principal Investigator of "Telemedical Interventional Management in Heart Failure II" (TIM-HF II, NCT01878630) sponsored by the German Ministry of Education and Research.
Friedrich Koehler is a Professor for Cardiovascular Telemedicine at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin since 2011 and member of the European Society of Cardiology and German Cardiac Society.
Hugo Saner, MD, FESC is a Cardiologist. He was a Fellow in cardiology from 1980 – 1985 and trained in Bern (Switzerland) and at the Abbott Northwestern Hospitals and the University Hospital of Minnesota, Minneapolis (USA).
In the year 1989, he became Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine, in the year 1996 Titular Professor in Cardiology, and in the year 2008 Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Bern (Switzerland). From 1991 – 2004, he served at the Board of Directors of the Swiss Heart Foundation and thereafter founded his own local Heart Foundation in Olten (Switzerland). From 1997 – 2013, he was Director of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, University Hospitals, Inselspital Bern (Switzerland).
In the years 2003 – 2007, he was Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. In the year 2006, he became Doctor Honoris Causa at the University of Timisoara, Romania, in the year 2006 he became a Honorary Member of the Romanian Society of Cardiology and of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Prävention und Rehabilitation. From 2006 – 2008, he was President of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. In the year 2006 he was a cofounder of the Graduate School of Health Sciences, University of Bern, and served as Committee Member until 2014. For several years, he was also Director of the Research Methods Training Courses, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.
Since 2012, he has a Chair for Preventive and Acute Cardiology at the I.M. Sechenov Fist Moscow State Medical University in Russia and became an Honorary Member of the National Russian Society for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. His actual position is Senior Consultant and Research Associate at the University Clinics for Cardiology and Research Associate at the ARTORG Center, University of Bern (Switzerland). He founded the European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth in the year 2011 and since that year, he is acting as Congress Director of the European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth.
Hugo Saner – Department of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, University Hospital, Bern, CH
Yury Belenkov, Professor, PhD, Academician of RAS, Head of the department of Hospital Therapy No. 1 of the Faculty of Medicine I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
Academician Belenkov is an outstanding cardiologist and therapist, a scientist of world renown, dedicated his entire life to the development of national and world medicine. He has been working in medicine for more than 40 years, is the founder of introduction of ultrasonic methods of the heart examination and the usage of magnetic resonance imaging in therapy and cardiology in Russia.
In 1972, Dr. Belenkov graduated with honors from the medical faculty of the Nizhny Novgorod Medical Institute and entered the clinical residency of the A.L. Myasnikov Cardiology Institute of the Academy of Medical Sciences in Moscow.
Yury Belenkov was engaged in space cardiology, took an active part in the survey of cosmonauts and the creation of domestic ultrasound equipment, including for equipping the space orbital station. He headed the All-Union Cardiological Scientific Center (VKNC) of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, was the pro-rector of the Moscow State University, the director of the Medical Scientific and Educational Center of the Moscow State University.
For many decades, Academician Belenkov has been in charge of the Department of Hospital Therapy of the IM Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. He conducts an active scientific work.
Academician Belenkov represents Russia in the European Society of Cardiology, he is the founder and president of the Russian Scientific Society of Heart Failure Specialists, a member of the Presidium of the Russian Society of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiology of CIS countries.
Sergey Boytsov, Professor, Director of National Medical Research Centre for Cardiology, Moscow, Russia
In 1980 graduated with honors from the Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov (Leningrad) and from 1980 to 1984 he served on the Red Banner Northern Fleet as the Head of the medical service of the nuclear submarine.
In 1984 he entered the post-graduate course at the Department of Naval and Hospital Therapy of the Military Medical Academy, which he successfully graduated in 1987.
From 1987 to 1989 - a Senior resident, from 1989 to 1995 - a teacher, from 1995 to 1997 - Deputy chief, and from 1997 to 2002 - Head of the department and clinic of naval and hospital therapy.
In 2002, in the rank of Colonel of the medical service, he graduated from the service in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and continued his career as a Chief therapist at the State Medical Center of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (Moscow), renamed in 2003 as the National Medical and Surgical center named after N.I. Pirogov of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation".
From 2003 to February 2006, he served as the Director of the Central Clinical Diagnostic Complex and the Head of the Department of Internal Medicine of the NMHC named after. NI Pirogova.
From February 2006 to March 2011 he worked as a Deputy to science - First Deputy of the General Director of the Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex of the Russian Ministry of Health.
Since March 2011 till present time he has been working as a Director of the State Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.
Since January 2003, he has been acting as the Chief therapist of the Central Federal District, and since May 2011 to the present, duties of the Chief freelance specialist in preventive medicine of the Ministry of Health of Russia.
Irina Chazova, Professor, Academician of RAS, Director of the Institute of clinical cardiology named after A. L. Myasnikov, Head of the Department of systemic hypertension of theNational medical research center of cardiology of the Ministry of health of Russia
Irina was brought up in the family of famous Russian scientists and doctors. After the graduation of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow Medical Institute she was trained in clinical residency in cardiology at the All-Union Cardiology Research Center of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Since that time, Irina's entire life is inextricably linked with cardiology and the Institute of Cardiology, where she passed from a laboratory assistant of the Department of Myocardial Disease and Heart Failure to the Director of the Institute, as a candidate successfully defended candidate's and then doctor's theses, became a professor. She was the first in the USSR who began to treat patients with a very rare and severe disease - primary pulmonary hypertension. Professor Chazova together with her American colleagues, cardiologists, based on morphology data, developed algorithms for diagnosing and treating pulmonary hypertension at a time when it was almost impossible to help these patients. Several years ago, on her initiative, the register of patients with primary pulmonary hypertension was established and is successfully working. Heading the Department of Systemic Hypertension in 1999, Irina continued the work of famous Russian scientists Arabidze G.G., Postnov Yu. A. The department preserved all the scientific topics on arterial hypertension and developed and introduced new ones that are currently presented as separate directions.
Irina Chazova is the head of the world-famous scientific school, her students are former residents and graduate students, and now experienced clinicians, academic candidates and doctors of science work throughout the country, as well as in the near and far abroad. The whole life of this extraordinary person is connected with the search for the most effective methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients with cardiovascular diseases. Monographs, teaching aids and hundreds of scientific articles have played a significant role in the formation of many thousands of cardiologists who work today in practical health care.
Petr Glybochko, Professor, MD, Academician of RAS, Rector, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
1991 – graduated from Saratov Medical Institute, specialization – general medicine.
2000 – graduated from the Saratov State Socio-Economic University, majoring in accounting and auditing.
2013 – graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, specialization – state and municipal management.
Academic of the Russian Academy of Sciences, professor, doctor of medical sciences.
1996 – defended his candidate's dissertation titled "The functional properties of platelets and the antiplatelet activity of the vascular wall in patients with gestational pyelonephritis".
2001 – defended the doctoral dissertation titled "Optimization of treatment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia, combined with senile osteoporosis".
From 1998 to 2002 – worked as an associate professor of urology at Saratov State Medical University, combining work in the department with work as a chief physician at the Saratov Regional Hospital for War Veterans.
During this period, the scientific activities of Petr Vitalievich Glybochko were devoted to the study of clinical and practical aspects of benign prostatic hyperplasia (formation) of the prostate gland, which provided a new standpoint from which to assess the causes, develop methods for prevention and treatment of this widespread disease and its complications. This subject was the basis of his doctoral dissertation, which was defended in 2001.
2002-2010 – rector at SSMU. Over the years, the university has greatly enhanced its educational, logistical and scientific base.
Organized the Research Institute of Fundamental and Clinical Uronephrology.
From March 24, 2010 – acting rector of I. M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy.
June 15, 2010 – elected rector of I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University – the oldest medical school in the country.
The author of 23 officially registered inventions and patents.
Member of the Expert Council of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
Director of the Uronephrology and Reproductive Health Rights research institute.
Chairman of the Council of Rectors of Medical and Pharmaceutical Universities in Russia.
Vice-president of the Russian Union of Rectors.
Co-chairman of the Russian-Chinese Association of Medical Universities.
Oxana Drapkina, Professor, PhD, Corresponding Member of RAS, Director of the National Medical Research Centre for Preventive Medicine, Moscow, Russia
1992 - graduated from the I. M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy.
1992 – 1997- worked in the intensive care unit and resuscitation department of the Propaedeutics Clinic for Internal Medicine of the I. M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy.
1997- 2015 - worked at the Department of Propaedeutics of Internal Medicine of the I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, where she started as an assistant chair and came to the professor degree.
2015-2017 the first deputy director for scientific and medical work of the FGBU National Medical Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health of Russia
Since 03.10.2017 - director of the FGBU National Medical Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health of Russia
Professor Drapkina published more than 650 works in domestic and foreign journals, 5 monographs, 7 textbooks. March 7, 2017, O.M. Drapkina is appointed to the position of the main freelance specialist-therapist of the Ministry of Health of Russiaи наук.
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Director of the National Medical Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Russian Ministry of Health
Executive Director of the All-Russian Educational Internet Session,
Member of the Board of the All-Russian Public Organization "Society for Heart Failure Specialists"
Member of the Section "Evidence Cardiology" of the RKO
Member of the Scientific Council of the National Society "Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation"
German Klimenko, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Information and Internet Technologies, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
German Klimenko was born in the 7th of December 1966, in Moscow.
In 1988 He graduated from the Mozhaisky Military Engineering Institute, now the Mozhaisky Military Space Engineering Academy.
In 1995 He graduated from the Higher School of Economics.
1983–1990 Served in the Armed Forces.
1990–1991 Head of the Programming Department at ELEKS Group’s Computing Centre.
1991–1992 Head of the algorithms department for the International Information Data Bank of the International Fuel and Energy Association’s Information and Computing Centre.
1992–1993 Head of department at TOO Information and Computing Centre of the International Fuel and Energy Association.
1993–1994 Engineer for mathematics support of software and communications, head of the credit department, deputy director and acting director of the Moscow branch of Starbank.
1994–1998 Head of the credit and monetary department, deputy manager and manager of the Cheryomushki branch of Commercial Bank Rossiisky Kredit.
1998–1999 Chairman of the Board of Commercial Bank Elika.
1999 Branch Manager of Elika, Commercial Bank Tulsky Promyshlennik.
2000 General Director of ZAO List.ru.
2000–2008 Chairman of the Board of OOO Commercial Bank Kvota-Bank, Chairman of the Board of ZAO Commercial Bank Kvota-Bank.
2008–2016 Strategic planning specialist at OOO Laboratory of Searching and Strategic Decisions.
January 2016 – June 2018 German Klimenko was a Presidential Adviser.
Philipp Kopylov, MD, PhD, Professor, Head of the Institute for Personalized Medicine, Head of the Research Department of Cardiology, Research Clinical Center, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University)
Georgy Lebedev, Doctor of technical sciences, Director of the Institute of Digital Medicine of Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia, Head of Information and Internet Technologies Department of Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia
In 1987 he graduated from the AF Mozhaisky Military Engineering Institute (Military Space Academy) (St. Petersburg) - with the qualification of an engineer-mathematician in the specialty "Software for the operation of automated control systems".
Since 1994 he has been dealing with the problems of informatization of health care.
Chairman of the Internet + Medicine Committee(since 2015)
Head of the Department of Information and Internet Technologies of the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. (since 2016).
Deputy Director for IT, advisor to the Director of the Federal State Research Institution "Central Research Institute of Health" of the Russian Ministry of Health (from 2004 to 2015 and from 2016).
Professor of the Department of Medical Informatics of the A.I. Evdokimov Moscow Medical-Stomatological University of the Ministry of Health of Russia (since 2015).
Doctor of Technical Sciences (2010).
Oleg Medvedev, Professor, Head of the scientific research laboratory for pharmacology of cardiovascular system of the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
He graduated from the 1st Leningrad Medical Institute named after academician I.P. Pavlov. Worked at the Institute of Pharmacology of the Academy of Medical Sciences, he created and was the head of the Department of Pharmacology of the All-Union Cardiology Center under the guidance of Academician E.I. Chazov.
Since 1992 he has been a Head of the Department of Pharmacology of the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine of the Moscow State University, which he created as a dean-organizer. The scientific interests of Professor Medvedev lie in the field of pharmacology of the cardiovascular system and antioxidants. He also examines the role of coenzyme Q10 and other natural antioxidants in normal and pathological development, as well as the processes of premature aging.
Professor Medvedev is the author of more than 200 scientific publications in leading domestic and foreign scientific journals, conducts joint research in the US, Japan, Germany, France, Australia and in several other countries.
Amiran Revishvili, Professor, PhD, Academician of RAS, Director of the A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery, Moscow, Russia
In 1979 he graduated from the I.M. Sechenov 1st Moscow Medical Institute. He worked as a Head of the Department of surgical treatment of tachyarrhythmias of the Scientific Center of Cardiovascular Surgery named after. A.N. Bakulev RAMS. Director of the FGBU " A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery" from 2016. 2016 года.
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences since 2002, Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences since 2011, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 2013.
The main direction of Professor Revishvili scientific research is the study of clinical electrophysiology of the heart and the formation of mechanisms of arrhythmias.
A.Revishvili is the author of new algorithms for differential diagnosis of supraventricular tachyarrhythmias, atrial fibrillation and life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. He developed new methods for diagnosis and electrotherapy of arrhythmias in the latest generation of implantable cardioverter - defibrillators, which are now widely used to prevent sudden cardiac death in dozens of countries around the world.
His priority in the field of electrophysiological diagnostics and electrotherapy of life-threatening arrhythmias is confirmed by European and American patents. The results of Revishvili’s scientific research and his staff allowed a new approach to the issues of electrophysiological diagnosis and treatment of tachycardias.
Author and co-author of more than 500 scientific works including: 5 monographs and 5 books.
Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Herald of Arithmology” and the international journal “Progress in Biomedical Research”.
President of the All-Russian Scientific Society of Clinical Electrophysiology, Arrhythmology and Cardiostimulation.
Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation.
Andrey Svistunov, Professor, PhD, Corresponding Member of RAS, First Vice Rector, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
In 1991 he graduated from the V.I. Razumovsky Saratov State Medical University.
After graduation, he entered clinical residency at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, after which he worked as a Senior research fellow at Saratov Research Institute of Cardiology . For several years he worked on the issues of hemostasis in patients with cardiovascular pathology. These materials formed the basis for the candidate's thesis, which A. Svistunov defended in 1993. Continuing to deal with hemostasis issues, in 2001 he defended his doctoral dissertation.
In 2010, he was appointed to the position of pro-rector for academic work of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.
In 2011 he was appointed the Head of the department of pharmacology, and in 2014 - the Director of the Research Institute of Pharmacy.
In 2014 he became the First Vice-Rector - Vice-Rector for Innovation Policy and International Activities.
Vladimir Starodubov, Professor, Ph.D, Academician of RAS, renowned doctor of Russia, Director of Central Scientific Research Institute for Healthcare Management, Moscow, Russia
In 1973 he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Medical Institute, worked as a surgeon, head of the operating unit of the city hospital No. 2, Nizhny Tagil.
In 1977-1980 - assistant of the Surgery Department of the Sverdlovsk Medical Institute. In 1980-1981 he was the Chief doctor of the city clinical hospital No. 27 in Sverdlovsk. From 1981 to 1987 - instructor of the science department and educational institutions of the Sverdlovsk Regional Committee of the CPSU. From 1987 to 1989 - Deputy, then First deputy Head of the Health Department of the Executive Committee of the Sverdlovsk Regional Council of People's Deputies).
In 1989 he was appointed Head of the Main Directorate of Medical and Preventive Care of the RSFSR Ministry of Health. Since 1990 - Deputy Minister of Health of the RSFSR.
From 1998 to 1999 he was Minister of Health of the Russian Federation. From 2004 to 2008 - Deputy (First Deputy) Minister of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation. Supervises the Central Research Institute of Health Organization and Informatization.
Academician-Secretary of the Department of Medical Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences since 2000, Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences since 2004, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences from 2013 - Department of Medical Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Specialist on problems of organization of public health.
The author of more than 200 scientific works, including 12 monographs, 5 books and 9 manuals.
Abram Syrkin, Professor, PhD, cardiologist, Head of the department of preventive and emergency cardiology I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
In 1954 he graduated from the I.M. Sechenov 1st Moscow Medical Institute
In 1960 the candidate's thesis was defended
In 1970 defended doctoral dissertation on "Electroimpulse treatment of cardiac arrhythmias in a therapeutic clinic"
In 1998 Under the direction of A.Syrkin The Clinic of Cardiology was created
in 2003 – was created the Department of Preventive and Urgent Cardiology of the Faculty of Postgraduate Professional Education of Doctors of the I.M. Sechenov Moscow State Medical Academy
There were successfully developed many of the most pressing problems in the field of cardiology, including aspects of the clinical course of myocardial infarction, its complications, therapy for heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, thrombolytic therapy.
Unique long-term experience of the first cardioreanimatological department in the country, headed for many years by Professor A.L. Syrkin, played a large role in the development of the resuscitation cardiological service of Russian public health.
Chairman of the Commission for Clinical and Diagnostic Devices and Instruments of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation;
Member of the Board of the Moscow Therapeutic and Cardiological Societies;
Head of the Cardiology Department of the Research Center I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
More than 400 scientific works and monographs have been published under his editorship.
Evgeny Shlyakhto, Professor, Ph.D., Academician of the Russian Academy of Science, Board member of the Russian Academy of Science, Honoured Scientist of Russia, General Director of the V.A. Almazov National Medical Research Centre, President of the Russian Society of Cardiology.
Professor Evgeny Shlyakhto, born in 1954, graduated from the Pavlov Medical University in Saint-Petersburg, Russia in 1977. Professor since 1994 and a member of Russian Academy of Medical Science since 2011. Professor Shlyakhto is the Chief Cardiologist of Saint-Petersburg and the North-West Federal District.
Since 2001, Evgeny Shlyakhto has been Director of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre, one of the leading medical institutions in Russia involved in fundamental and applied researches in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hematology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Pediatrics, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Information Nanotechnology. The Almazov Centre provides specialized and high-tech medical care and also training for scientific and medical personnel within the modern system of continuous medical education.
He is a member of the European Society of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Member of the Program Committee of the European Congress of Cardiologists.
Professor Shlyakhto is Editor-in-Chief of the “Russian Journal of Cardiology” and “Translational Medicine”, he is also a member of international editorial boards of the “European Heart Journal” as well as a number of Russian medical journals.