PROF. ANTOINE LAFONT
-Professor of Cardiology HEGP
-Professor cardiology hôpital Georges Pompidou, Founder ARTERIAL REMODELLING TECHNOLOGIES
-Past President Esc Wg Of Interventional Cardiology Esc Cofounder Eapci
-Research Inserm Director For 13 Years
-Head Interventional Cardiology Hegp -Founder 2 Startups : Art (Bioresorbable Stent Ce Marquage 2015) Scarcell Therapeutics (Cell Therapy In Regenerative Medicine)
PROF. ANTONIO COLOMBO
Antonio Colombo, MD Affiliation: Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Cardiology Unit, EMO GVM Centro Cuore, Columbus and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy, Visiting Professor of Medicine, Columbia Medical Center Biography: Antonio Colombo MD practices Cardiovascular Medicine since 1978. Dr. Antonio Colombo is an expert interventional cardiologist with a very large experience in coronary stenting, peripheral vascular interventions and treatment of structural heart disease including TAVI and Mitral Interventions. Dr. Colombo works in Milano, Italy, as a Director of Cardiovascular Interventions in San Raffaele Scientific Institute (a major University Hospital in Italy),
in Columbus Hospital as well as in New York, USA at Columbia Medical Center as a Visiting Professor of Medicine. Dr. Colombo made seminal contributions to improve the technique and the pharmacology related to coronary stenting. Among all his peer review papers published, dr. Colombo selected the following 3 that he considers the more relevant: A. Colombo, S.L. Goldberg, Y. Almagor, L. Maiello, L. Finci. A novel strategy for stent deployment in the treatment of acute or threatened closure complicating balloon coronary angioplasty. Use of short or standard (or both) single or multiple Palmaz-Schatz stents. J Am Coll Cardiol 1993; 22: 1887-91 A. Colombo, P. Hall, S. Nakamura, Y. Almagor, L. Maiello, G. Martini,A. Gaglione, S.L. Goldberg, J.M. Tobis. Intracoronary stenting without anticoagulation accomplished with Intravascular Ultrasound Guidance. Circulation 1995; 6: 1676-1688 I. Iakovou, T. Schmidt, E. Bonizzoni, L. Ge, G. Sangiorgi, G. Stankovic, F. Airoldi, A. Chieffo, M. Montorfano, M. Carlino, I. Michev, N. Corvaja, C. Briguori, E. Grube, A. Colombo. Incidence, predictors, and outcome of thrombosis after successful implantation of drug-eluting stents. JAMA 2005
PROF. GARY S. MINTZ
Gary S. Mintz, MD, • is Chief Medical Officer of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and a Co-Director of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT). • He is the author of approximately 1000 peer reviewed articles, 60 book chapters, 4 books, and 850 abstracts concerning various aspects of clinical cardiology, cardiac ultrasound, hemodynamics, cardiac radiology and coronary arteriography, interventional cardiology, and (especially) intravascular imaging and physiology.
In 2005, Dr. Mintz published the single-authored textbook Intracoronary Ultrasound that has now been translated into Chinese. In 2014, Dr. Mintz received the Master of the Masters Career Achievement Award at the TCTAP-Cardiovascular Summit in Seoul, Korea; in 2015 • Dr. Mintz received the Chien Foundation Outstanding Lectureship & Lifetime Achievement Award, also presented at TCTAP-Cardiovascular Summit in Seoul, Korea; and in 2017 Dr. Mintz received the Outstanding Achievement Award at CBS 2017, Nanjing, China.
PROF. IMAD SHEIBAN
PROF. MIR BABAR BASIR
PROF. OMAR GOKTEIKIN
PROF. RAMESH DAGGUBATI
PROF. TAREK HELMY
Tarek Helmy, MD, FACC, FSCAI Dr. Helmy is a Professor of cardiology and director of the J. Gerard Mudd Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri. Dr. Helmy is a 1991 graduate of Cairo University, Egypt. In June 2000, he completed his Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at New England Medical Center Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
He has served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, and Professor of Medicine, Director of the interventional cardiology fellowship program, and director of the cardiac Catheterization Lab at the University Of Cincinnati, Ohio. Currently Dr. Helmy is a Professor of cardiology and director of the J. Gerard Mudd Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri. Dr. Helmy has published several peer reviewed articles and has lectured both nationally and internationally. He has been involved in Clinical Teaching of general and interventional cardiology fellows since 2002.
PROF. GERALD WERNER
PROF. YUNDAI CHEN
Professor Chen has been involved in coronary interventional treatment for over 18 years, and is now renowned for the treatment Of complex coronary heart disease and as an expert in coronary cavity-imaging Technology. Besides being a faculty Of European Society Of Cardiology and American College Of Cardiology, Professor Chen is also Chairman Of Cardiovascular internal medicine committee Of PLA Deputy secretary general of Chinese Society of Cardiology of Chinese Medical Association,