Giuseppe Barbaro,MD (Rome, august 22,1958), is specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. He is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology Unit, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He is active member of several National and International Societies of Internal Medicine and Cardiology (including the European Society of Cardiolgy and the Clinical Council of the American Heart Association) and Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) and of the Royal Society of Medicine (FRS).He his the single Author or the principal Author of more than 200 scientific publications, including clinical reviews, original papers on national and international journals, chapters in textbooks and presentations at Scientific Meetings.He has been co-editor of a textbook “Cardiologia nell’AIDS”, published by Excerpta Medica (2000), co-editor of the New York Academy of Sciences book “HIV-associated cardiovascular disease: clinical and biological insights” (2001), editor of the textbook “HIV infection and the cardiovascular system” published by Karger in the series “Advances in Cardiology” (2003) and co-editor of the textbook “Cardiovascular Disease in AIDS” published by Springer-Verlag ( 1st edition, 2005; 2nd edition 2009).Since 2003 he is member of the Advisory Board of the International Academy of Cardiology. He is member of the Editorial Board and referees of several international journals of Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Since 2010 he is Consultant Member of the Society of Studying Cardiovascular Diseases. Current field of clinical investigation regards the study of new markers of visceral obesity, and related cardiovascular risk, in HIV-infected subjects with lipodistrophy syndrome as well as in HIV-uninfected subjects with obesity and metabolic syndrome.
Biography Updated on 30 September 2012