C. Borghi serves as a Professor of medicine at the University of Bologna. He was born in Bologna on January 31, 1955. He received his Medical degree from the University of Bologna and completed his internship, residency, and clinical fellowship at the Department of Cardiology and at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology of the University of Bologna. His research experience is mainly focused on the pharmacological and therapeutic aspects of hypertension, coronary artery disease, and congestive heart failure. Currently, he serves as a Chief of the Department of Medicine of the University of Bologna and Head of the Hypertension Unit and the Heart Failure clinic. Dr. Borghi serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals and is also on the board of reviewers for the European Heart Journal, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, American Journal of Hypertension, American Journal of Medicine, Lancet. He has lectured to primary care physicians, cardiologists, and internists about hypertension, cardiovascular risk factors, lipid lowering drugs, clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs, and drug treatment of CV diseases. Dr. Borghi has a broad experience in the organization and conduction of all phases clinical trial research and in the organization and conduct of many large morbidity and mortality trials (SMILE-1, SMILE-2, SMILE-3; SHELL, DRAMI, FAMIS, and INTIME-1) in hypertension and coronary artery disease. Dr. Borghi serves as a member of many international scientific societies and is author and coauthor of over 600 scientific publications and contributions in the field of hypertension and drug treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Biography Updated on 17 January 2011