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FH Studies Collaboration National Contacts

Below are the National Lead Investigators/Country-leads in the FH Studies Collaboration, listed by region/country and our partnership with the ScreenPro FH Programme and The 10 Countries Study.

For direct contact with the National Lead Investigators/Country-leads, please click on the name for the relevant country and EAS FHSC will forward the message

Region/Country Programme Contact person Institute
Argentina FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Pablo Corral FASTA University, School of Medicine, Mar del Plata
Australia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Gerald F. Watts Cardiovascular Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia
Austria FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Christoph Binder Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Vienna & Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Bahrain FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Nasreen Al-Sayed Gulf Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, Manama, Bahrain
Belgium FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Olivier Descamps Hôpital de Jolimont, Haine Saint-Paul
Bosnia & Herzegovina FH Studies Collaboration Assoc Prof. Belma Pojskic Cantonal Hospital Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Raul D. Santos Heart Institute (InCor) University of Sao Paulo and Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Bulgaria FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Arman Postadzhiyan Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Canada FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Jaques Genest McGill University, Montreal, QC
Chile FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Rodrigo Alonso Lipid Clinic, Department of Nutrition, Clínica Las Condes, Santiago de Chile
China FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Lixin Jiang National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Beijing
China (Beijing) FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Jie Lin Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Vessel Diseases, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University
China (Hong Kong) FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Brian Tomlinson Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Croatia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Željko Reiner Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolic Diseases, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
Cyprus FH Studies Collaboration Ass. Prof Andrie Panayiotou Cyprus International Institute For Environmental And Public Health, Limassol
Czech Republic FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Tomas Freiberger Centre for Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantation; Ceitec, Masaryk University, Brno
Denmark FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Børge G. Nordestgaard Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, University of Copenhagen
Denmark FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Anne Tybjærg Hansen Dept. of Clinical Biochemistry KB30011, Section for Molecular Genetics, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital
Egypt FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Ashraf Reda Department of cardiology, Menofia university, Egypt
Estonia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Margus Viigimaa North Estonia Medical Centre, Tallinn University of Technology
Finland FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Elisabeth Widén Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM, University of Helsinki
France FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Eric Bruckert Department of Endocrinology, Institut E3M et IHU cardiométabolique (ICAN), Hôpital Pitié Salpêtrière, Paris
Germany FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Ulrich Laufs Klinik und Poliklinikfür Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Leipzig
Germany FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Heribert Schunkert Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Technische Universität München, Deutsches Zentrumfür Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen (DZHK), Munich Heart Alliance
DACH Society FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Winfried März (Germany) D-A-CH-Gesellschaft Prävention von Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen e.V., Hamburg, Germany
Greece FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Evangelos Liberopoulos University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina
Greece FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Alexandros Tselepis Atherothrombosis Research Centre, University of Ioannina
Hungary FH Studies Collaboration Prof. György Paragh Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen
India FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Tester Framroze Ashavaid P. D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
Iran FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Amirhossein Sahebkar Biotechnology Research Center, Pharmaceutical Technology Institute, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad
Iraq FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Mutaz Alkhnifsawi Al-Qadisiyah University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Diwaniya City
Ireland, Republic of FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Vincent Maher Department of Cardiology, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin
Israel FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Ronen Durst Cardiology Department and Centre for Treatment and Prevention of Atherosclerosis, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre, Jerusalem
Italy FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Alberico L. Catapano Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milan and Multimedica IRCCS, Milan
Japan FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Mariko Harada-Shiba National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Centre Research Institute, Suita, Osaka
Japan FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Shizuya Yamashita Rinku General Medical Centre and Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka
Kazakhstan FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Kairat Davletov Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, the Faculty of Medicine, Director of Research Health Institute
Kuwait FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Ahmad Al-Sarraf Laboratory Department, Kuwait Cancer Control Centre, Kuwait City
Kyrgyzstan FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Erkin Mirrakhimov Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Centre of Cardiology and Internal Diseases, Biskek
Latvia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Gustavs Latkovskis Paul Stradins Clinical University Hospital; Latvian Research Institute of Cardiology, University
Lebanon FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Marianne AbiFadel Faculty of Pharmacy, Pôle Technologie-Santé, Saint Joseph University, Beirut
Lithuania FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Zaneta Petrulioniene Clinic of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos, Vilnius
Malaysia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Hapizah Nawawi Institute of Pathology, Laboratory and Forensic Medicine (I-PPerForM), CoE; Faculty of Medicine Universiti Teknologi MARA, Jalan Hospital, Sungai Buloh, Selangor
Malta FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Myra Tilney Dept of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Mater Dei Hospital, University of Malta
Mexico FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Mexico City
Mexico FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Alejandra Vázquez Cárdenas Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara
Netherlands FH Studies Collaboration Prof. G. Kees Hovingh Dept. of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Netherlands FH Studies Collaboration Prof. John J. Kastelein Dept. of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Nigeria FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Wilson Sadoh Department of Child Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
Norway FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Martin P. Bogsrud Unit for Cardiac and Cardiovascular Genetics, Department of Medical Genetics, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo
Norway FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Kirsten Bjørklund Holven Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Division of Clinical Nutrition, Oslo
Oman FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Khalid Al Rasadi Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH), Muscat
Pakistan FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Fouzia Sadiq Director Research Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Pitras Bukhari Road, H-8/4, Islamabad – 44000, Pakistan
Philippines FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Lourder E. Santos Cardinal Santos Medical Centre; University o fthe Philippines - Philippine General Hospital
Poland FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Maciej Banach Department of Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz
Portugal FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Mafalda Bourbon Unidade I&D, Grupo de Investigação Cardiovascular, Departamento de Promoção da Saúde e Doenças Não Transmissíveis, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Lisboa
Portugal FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Francisco Araujo-Pestana Portuguese Atherosclerosis Society
Qatar FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Fahad Alkindi Hamad Medical Corporation, Heart Hospital, Doha
Romania FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Dan Gaita Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Victor Babes din Timisoara, Fundatia CardioPrevent
Russia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Andrey Susekov Faculty of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Academy for Postgraduate Medical Education and Central Clinical Hospital, Academy of Medical Science, Moscow
Russia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Marat V. Ezhov National Cardiology Research Centre, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Fahad Alnouri Cardiovascular Prevention Unit, Prince Sultan Cardiac Centre Riyadh, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Khalid Alhabib King Saud University, College of medicine, Cardiac Science department, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Serbia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Katarina Lalic Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade, Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade
Singapore FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Tavintharan Subramaniam Division of Endocrinology and Clinical Research Unit, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
Slovakia FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Branislav Vohnout Centre for Familial Hyperlipoproteinemias and Institute of Nutritition, FOaZOS, Slovak Medical University, Bratislava
Slovenia FH Studies Collaboration Asst. Prof. Dr. Urh Groselj University Medical Centre Ljubljana, University Children’s Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Ljubljana
Slovenia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Zlatko Fras University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Division of Medicine, Preventive Cardiology Unit,Ljubljana
South Africa FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Frederick J. Raal Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
South Africa FH Studies Collaboration Prof. David Marais University of Cape Town and National Health Laboratory Service, Cape Town
Spain FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Pedro Mata Spanish Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation, Madrid
Switzerland FH Studies Collaboration Prof. André R. Miserez Diagene Research Institute, Swiss FH Center, Reinach and Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel
Taiwan FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Ta-Chen Su Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Centre, National Taiwan University Hospital
Thailand FH Studies Collaboration Dr.Khovidhunkit Weerapan Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of medicine, Bangkok
Tunisia FH Studies Collaboration Prof. M Naceur Slimane Faculty of Medicine of Monastir
Turkey FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Meral Kayikcioglu Ege University Medical School Deaprtment of Cardiology - Izmir
Ukraine FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Olena Mitchenko Dyslipidemia Department, State Institution National Scientific Centre "The M.D. Strazhesko Institute of Cardiology National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine", Kiev
United Arab Emirates FH Studies Collaboration Dr Wael Almahmeed Cleveland clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Handrean Soran University Department of Medicine, Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester
Uruguay FH Studies Collaboration Dr. Mario Stoll Cardiovascular Genetic Laboratory. Cardiovascular Health Commission, Montevideo
Uzbekistan FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Alexander B. Shek CAD and Atherosclerosis Laboratory, Republican Specialized Centre of Cardiology (RSCC), Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Venezuela FH Studies Collaboration Dr. N Majano Hospital Militar “Dr. Carlos Arvelo”, Caracas
Vietnam FH Studies Collaboration Prof. Truong Thang Huong Vietnam Heart Institute, Bach Mai Hospital, Ha Noi
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