Advancing
CardiacUnloading

the science
and mechanistic
understanding of

Supporting the translation of basic and
clinical research into therapies aimed
at heart muscle recovery

Mark Anderson, MD

Hackensack University Medical Center

Daniel Burkhoff, MD PhD

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Elazer Edelman, MD PhD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Robert Dowling, MD

PennState Health

Prof. Dr. Med. Patrick Hunziker

University Hospital Basel

Kiyotake Ishikawa, MD PhD

Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai Hospital

Manreet Kanwar, MD

Cardiovascular Institute, Allegheny Health Network

Navin K. Kapur, MD

Tufts University School of Medicine

Robert Kloner, MD, PhD

Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California

Claudius Mahr, D.O.

University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Prof. Dr. Med. Bart Meyns

Leuven University Hospital; Catholic University Leuven

Prof. Jacob E. Møller, MD PhD

Odense University Hospital

Jeff Moses, MD

Columbia University Medical Center, St Francis Hospital and Heart Center

L. Christian Napp, MD

Hannover Medical School

William W. O’Neill, MD

Henry Ford Hospital

Prof. Hermann Reichenspurner, MD PhD

University Heart Center, Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Med. Andreas Schäfer

Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hannover Medical School

Kenji Sunagawa, MD PhD

Disruptive Cardiovascular Medicine (CDiC) at Kyushu University, Fukuoka

Ryan J. Tedford, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

Medical University of South Carolina

Prof. Dr. Med. Carsten Tschöpe

Berlin Institute of Health(BIH); Charité Berlin

Nir Uriel, MD

Columbia University; Weill Cornell Medicine

George W. Vetrovec, MD

VCU Pauley Heart Center; Virginia Commonwealth University

Prof. Dr. med. Ralf Westenfeld

University of Düsseldorf

Jane Wilcox, MD, MSc

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The 2022 Faculty

Established in 2015, the faculty of the A-CURE Working Group meets annually to initiate scientific discussions on how acute cardiac unloading may promote myocardial recovery. Meet the leading academic experts in cardiology research.

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