Ramiro Sanchez Hypertension and Metabolic Department Hospital Universitario Fundacion Favaloro Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Doctor Sanchez was graduated as MD, PhD: La Plata, University of La Plata, December, 1972. Specialization in Nephrology - National Academy of Medicine of Argentina and Hypertension (Fellow) at the University of Michigan Medical School and Hypertension specialist of the LASH and University of Guadalajara Mex. Chairman of the Argentina University Career of Hypertension Clinical Specialist - Assistance Professor in Internal Medicine, Universidad Favaloro. Dr Sanchez is currently the Head of Hypertension and Metabolic Unit at Favaloro Foundation in Argentina. Fellow of the American Heart Association. Is author of more than 150 peer reviewed papers and 130 presentation in Hypertension Meetings.
Rahime Simsek Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Hacettepe University Ankara (Turkey)
Dr Rahime Sımsek is a full professor at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. She completed her masters and Postdoctoral degree from Hacettepe University, Institute of Health Sciences in 1996 and 2000, respectively and continued her post-doctoral studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, the USA between 2001-2003. She has served as a referee for many scientific journals and as a member of the scientific associations. Her main research interests are the design, synthesis, structural elucidation and activity studies of new drug molecules. She has also published approximately 60 research articles in international refereed journals.
Konstantinos Tziomalos Department of Internal Medicine A.H.E.P.A. Hospital First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine Thessaloniki (Greece)
Dr. Konstantinos Tziomalos is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine of the Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. He served as a clinical research fellow at the Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Vascular Prevention Clinic), Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, University College London, UK and as a post-doctorate research fellow at the Stem Cell Institute and Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA. He has authored more than 280 peer-reviewed scientific articles, which have received more than 5200 citations.
Kazuomi Kario Department of Medicine School of Medicine Jichi Medical University Tochigi (Japan) Biography
Biography of Kazuomi Kario
Kazuomi Kario graduated from Jichi Medical School in 1986. He is currently Professor and Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Professor of the Department of Sleep and Circadian Cardiology, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Japan, and is Staff Visiting Professor, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, London, UK and Visiting Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. He founded “Hypertension Cardiovascular Outcome Prevention and Evidence in Asia (HOPE Asia Network)” in 2015. Dr Kario and his team were the first to demonstrate “morning surge” in blood pressure (BP) as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease in 2003 (Kario et al. Circulation 2003). He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of this journal (Current Hypertension Reviews, CHR) and is an editorial board member of more than 15 international journals. He has published more than 600 academic papers.