Enrique Fisman graduated with an M.D. degree from Buenos Aires University, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Subsequently, he obtained the Academic Cardiologist degree from the same university and worked for seven years at Hospital Carlos G. Durand in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His research interests encompass numerous fields of cardiology, with emphasis on Doppler and exercise echocardiography, hemodynamics of estrogens, diagnostic expediency of dynamic and isometric stress testing, sports cardiology, epidemiology, hypertension, coronary calcification, computed tomography angiography, diagnostic and prognostic value of interleukins and other biological markers, aortic blood flow velocity, and clinical pharmacology of antilipidemic agents. Since 1998, he has become especially devoted to the research of experimental and clinical topics regarding the diabetes/cardiovascular interrelationship at Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel. He considers that this interrelationship is of utmost importance and ample sphere, stressing that since the American Heart Association stated in 1999 that diabetes is a cardiovascular disease, many revolutionary events took place in the rapidly evolving field of cardiovascular diabetology. Fisman authored and coauthored more than 250 scientific publications, most of them are original research articles. He serves currently as a Professor Emeritus of cardiology at Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Chairman of the Cardiovascular Diabetology Research Foundation, Holon, Israel; Professor of Cardiology at the Specialization Career in Cardiology, University of Salvador (USAL), Buenos Aires, Argentina; Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Cardiovascular Diabetology, BioMed Central, London, UK.
Biography Updated on 3 September 2012