GMS is a physician working as a junior research assistant in MD's working group. His research interests and publications include the conduction of systematic reviews and meta-analyses as well as quality aspects concerning reporting and methodology of diagnostic accuracy studies in radiology.
PS is a physician and a statistician and professor of medical statistics. His research interests are modeling of heterogeneity in medical research including meta-analytic methods. PS is author of the book Medical Applications of Finite Mixture Models.
SA (MD) is the chairman of the Department of Cardiology. His main are of research is cardiac imaging, with a special focus on CT and noninvasive assessment of coronary atherosclerosis. He has authored approximately 150 original research papers and is associate editor of JACC Cardiovascular Imaging and the Journal of Cardiovascular CT. He has served as the chairman of the Society of Cardiovascular CT, and is currently a board member of the Society of Cardiovascular CT as well as the European Society of Cardiology.
MB (MD) is a cardiologist who has over 20 years’ experience with early detection of coronary artery disease using both coronary artery calcium testing and CT angiography. He has published four books on the topic of cardiac CT and published over 450 MEDLINE-indexed articles on cardiovascular CT. He is past president of both the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention and Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is currently a professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and program director of Cardiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
MJG (MD) is chief of Division of Cardiology at the Montefiore Medical Center and professor of medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is member and past founding board member of the Society of Cardiovascular CT and member of the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease. His research interests include screening for CAD, management of chest pain in the emergency department, and imaging in heart failure.
RR holds a Master in Education and is currently enrolled in the Master of Science in Statistics Program. He works as an assistant researcher in the working group of MD and his research interests include biometrics as well as survey statistics.
GP graduated in medicine followed by postgraduate degree in cardiology and radiology at University of Milan. From 1993 to 1994 he worked as visiting researcher at the Institute of Human Physiology focusing his basic research in the field of cardiovascular diseases. From 1995 to 2000 he began scientific and clinical training in noninvasive cardiology. During this time, he has devoted much of his activity in clinical research in the field of dilated cardiomyopathy and in 2000 he published his first scientific book. In 2001 he began training in cardiovascular imaging and in 2004 he participated in the founding of one of the first cardiac radiology services in Italy. He is currently director of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and deputy director of the CT Unit. He has authored more than 65 MEDLINE-indexed articles in international journals, four scientific books and more than 150 scientific abstracts at national and international meetings in the field of dilated cardiomyopathy and of cardiovascular imaging. He is also reviewer of European Radiology, International Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, Case Reports in Cardiology, Case Reports in Medicine, International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging and European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging.
WBM (MD, PhD) is a resident cardiologist and researcher. His research interests and publications include diagnostic performance of CT coronary angiography.
DA is a physician with degree in cardiology and radiology and director of the Cardiovascular CT Unit. His research interests and publications mainly lie in the different applications of CT coronary angiography, such as patients with coronary stents or by-pass grafts, with dilated cardiomyopathy of unknown etiology, with coronary anomalies and with diabetes.
HA (MD, MPH, EBCR) is an associate professor and senior radiologist. He is a board certified radiologist and board certified neuroradiologist. His main research interests are body CT, emergency radiology and abdominal imaging.
LH (MD) is a cardiac CT research fellow. Her research interests include non-calcified plaque, plaque volume analysis and the effect of hormone replacement therapy in perimenopausal women.
NB is a cardiologist consultant, responsible for the Cardiovascular CT and Cardiac MR Program, working in collaboration with the Cardiovascular Research and Development Unit of the Faculty of Medicine of Porto. His research interests and publications are related to noninvasive detection of CAD and risk stratification.
JH (MD) is a board certified doctor for internal medicine and cardiology. He is currently vice director of the Medizinische Klinik I. He is a professor of medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. As an interventional cardiologist, his clinical main focus includes the percutaneous treatment of coronary and valvular diseases. In addition, he has gained an international reputation as a noninvasive cardiologist focusing on noninvasive coronary imaging by CT imaging. He is an active member in several societies for cardiology and cardiovascular CT imaging (firstname.lastname@example.org).
SL is a senior staff radiologist working as the section head of CT and Emergency Radiology. His research interests are cardiovascular imaging, abdominal radiology, emergency radiology and forensic imaging. SL is editor of two books and author of more than 130 original and review articles and more than 20 book chapters.
BLG (MD, PhD) is a cardiologist and researcher working in the field of noninvasive cardiac imaging. BLG has published over 70 MEDLINE-indexed articles including works on cardiovascular imaging, cardiac MRI, CT and nuclear imaging. He is the treasurer of the working group for cardiovascular MRI of the European Heart Association.
MFLM works as a resident. His clinical and research activities focus on cardiac CT and MRI, left ventricular hypertrophy and genetics.
AAS (MD) is a radiologist and associate professor of radiology. He is currently chairman of the Radiology and Cardiac CT Departments and his publications and particular interests are mainly related to cardiothoracic and body imaging. He has 14 MEDLINE-indexed and 18 ISI Web of Knowledge-indexed published papers, mostly in the field of cardiothoracic and vascular imaging. He is head of the Cardiac Imaging Committee in the Iranian Society of Radiology and elected head of the Society of Cardiovascular CT in Iran and a member of the Iranian Board of Radiology. He is the head of the Cardiac Imaging Section in Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology center and is an editorial board member as well as associate editor of the Iranian Journal of Radiology (email@example.com).
AS is an interventional cardiologist and researcher in the field of cardiovascular imaging and an associate professor. His research interests are in the field of cardiac remodeling after acute myocardial infarction and coronary plaque morphology on cardiovascular imaging.
EZ (MD) is a radiologist in MD's working group and her research interests include all aspects of cardiovascular imaging.
UJS is a professor of radiology, cardiology and pediatrics and the director of Cardiovascular Imaging. His main scientific interest is cardiovascular imaging, especially the use of advanced CT and MRI techniques for diagnosing heart disease. UJS serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals including Radiology, the Journal of the American Heart Association, the American Journal of Roentgenology, Academic Radiology and European Radiology and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging. He has authored >230 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 20 book chapters, and three books. UJS is a member of numerous scientific societies and serves as chairman of several committees of the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, American Heart Association, North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR, and the Society of Thoracic Radiology. He is an honorary member of the Société Canadienne-Française de Radiologie as well as of the Hungarian Radiological Society and was elected Fellow of the American Heart Association, of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR, and of the Society for Cardiovascular CT.
AD is a consultant and associated professor. His main interest is in the area of atherosclerosis with focus on prevention of ischemic heart disease. Since 2006, he has been working with cardiac CT, and is now the chairman of the Danish working group Cardiac Imaging. AD is the principal investigator of the multi-center study, DanRisk, which aims to examine the prevalence of coronary calcification in middle-aged people and to compare the CAC score with the HeartScore.
DAH is a clinical cardiologist and director of Interventional Cardiology. His clinical and research interests include predictive value of plaque level analysis of coronary CT angiograms, the clinical role of cardiac CT angiography, interventional and therapeutic studies in acute coronary syndromes and transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
VMR (MD, PhD) is a cardiology physician, assistant professor and researcher. He is chief of the CT Department and full member of the Cuban Society of Cardiology. His research interests and publications are related to noninvasive and invasive methods of cardiovascular diseases diagnostic. He has more than 40 national and international publications on these subjects (Vladimir@icccv.sld.cu).
AH is a senior cardiologist and researcher with experience in the field of cardiac CT and MRI. Between 2006 and 2009, he held a fellowship in the field of cardiac CT and MRI at the German Heart Institute Berlin.
BLN is a cardiologist and researcher with longstanding experience in the field of cardiac diagnostic imaging. He is currently working as an associate professor and senior consultant. He has published more than 50 MEDLINE-indexed articles including works on cardiovascular CT imaging.
HB is a radiologist. His research interests include multiple aspects of cardiac CT, most notably noninvasive coronary angiography, assessment of myocardial viability and plaque analysis.
KAØ is a fellow in Cardiology at Vejle Hospital and Odense University Hospital, departments of Cardiology, Vejle and Odense, Denmark. His research and PhD have focused on the use of coronary CT angiography in patients with suspected CAD.
SMMJ (MD, MRCP, BSc(Hons)) gained her degrees in Science and Medicine from the University of Glasgow in 2000 and 2002 respectively. She subsequently underwent clinical training in medicine and cardiology and, following research in the field of cardiac imaging, was awarded a postgraduate Doctor of Medicine degree in 2011, again conferred by the University of Glasgow. She has worked as a specialist registrar in clinical cardiology since 2008 and her subspecialty interests, research and publications are focused on cardiac imaging and heart failure.
BAH is a clinical staff cardiologist. His primary research interests are in cardiac imaging, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI.
JR is a physician working as a clinical and research fellow. His key activities both in clinical routine and science are cardiac CT as well as cardiac MRI. During the enrolment period of CoMe-CCT, JR was in charge of patient inclusion and patient data acquisition at Kerckhoff Heart and Thorax Center in Bad Nauheim, Germany.
MS is professor of radiology. His clinical and research interest is cross-sectional imaging.
CL is a cardiologist; he is American College of Cardiology Level 3 certified for cardiac CT and a Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
EM (MD, FESC) is associated professor of cardiology. He is chief of the catheterization laboratory (UOS of hemodynamics). His principal field of interest is interventional cardiology and imaging by CT. EM is author of 62 MEDLINE-indexed articles including works on coronary revascularization (CABRI and SOS trials), HCMO, radiation (PROTECTION trial), studies comparing CCA and CT. He is author of two chapters of the book Cardiac CT. He is chairman of the working group of cardiac CT and nuclear cardiology of the Italian Society of Cardiology.
AR is a radiologist and researcher in the field of diagnostic imaging and particularly in cardiac imaging. He is chief of the Simple Operative Unit in Cardiac Radiology. AR has published over 30 MEDLINE-indexed articles including works on cardiovascular imaging, interventional radiology, radiation and abdominal radiology. He is author of several book chapters concerning cardiac radiology.
AJHAS (MD, PhD) is a cardiologist. His clinical and research interests include noninvasive cardiac imaging, diabetes mellitus and aortic diseases.
RPM is a medical student, working as a research assistant under the supervision of Konstantin Nikolaou, MD and Fabian Bamberg, MD, MPH. His research interests include cardiovascular CT and cardiovascular MRI.
GRU is a radiologist with main occupation at the private Aleris Hospital in Oslo, working mainly with breast diagnostics. He is now a part-time PhD student at Akershus University Hospital, researching cardiac imaging.
KN is a cardiologist whose clinical and research interests include noninvasive cardiac imaging and acute cardiac care.
HM is consultant, professor and head of research. His main interest is in the area of ischemic heart disease. HM is the creator of Odense Chest Pain Bio-bank, which was established in 2010 to 2011 and includes 2,500 patients with a suspected acute myocardial infarction.
KN is a full professor of radiology, vice chair of the Department of Clinical Radiology, and section chief of MRI. His research interests include cardiovascular CT/dual energy CT, cardiovascular MRI, imaging of atherosclerosis, thoracic imaging and molecular imaging. KN has published more than 160 scientific papers, one book, and more than 20 book chapters. He also serves as a reviewer for numerous journals, including the American Journal of Radiology, Circulation, JACC Imaging, European Journal of Radiology, Investigative Radiology, International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, and others.
JCF (MD) is a cardiologist and director of the research center of the Montreal Heart Institute. He also leads the Canadian Atherosclerosis Imaging Network and holds the Université de Montréal-endowed research chair in atherosclerosis and Canada Research Chair in translational and personalized medicine.
TRCJ is a radiologist working as associate professor and head of CT. Among his research interests are cardiovascular CT and MRI and spectral CT. He has published some 75 peer-reviewed articles and three radiological textbooks.
SM is an interventional cardiologist working in the CathLab of the Department of Cardiology. His research interests include interventional cardiology and cardiovascular imaging (firstname.lastname@example.org).
BJWC is associate professor and staff cardiologist. He is the co-director of Cardiac Radiology and the director of the Postgraduate Cardiac Imaging Program. His research focuses on developing and evaluating novel imaging techniques with the goal of understanding their clinical applications and benefit to patient care.
DM is chairman of the Department of Radiology. His main research interests are cardiovascular imaging and image guided interventions.
ML is a senior physician and deputy director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at the Department of Cardiology
MD is a radiologist and researcher with vast experience in the field of diagnostic imaging and chief consultant . MD has published over 120 MEDLINE-indexed articles including works on cardiovascular imaging, claustrophobia, cost-effectiveness, meta-analyses, radiation and patient safety. He is an associate editor of Radiology and European Radiology and the editor of the books Coronary CT Angiography and Cardiac CT. He is also president of the 1898-founded Röntgen Society of Berlin and Brandenburg.
PS, SA, MB, MJG, ML and MD are members of the steering committee of CoMe-CCT.