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