Tommaso Gori since November 2011 has been serving as a Professor for translational vascular medicine at the University of Mainz, Germany; since January 2012, a Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory; Since December 2009, an Oberarzt (Senior Consultant of invasive and noninvasive cardiology) at the University of Mainz, Germany. From 2004–2008, he worked as a Contract Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Siena. He received an M.D. degree (Dottore in Medicina e Chirurgia) from the University of Siena, Italy (1997), a Speciality in cardiology from the University of Siena, Italy (2002), and a Ph.D. degree in cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology from the University of Toronto, Canada (2001). He won 19 international awards, among which the Young Investigator Award of the American College of Cardiology and the Young Investigator Award of the American Heart Association, both in 2001. His research interests are among the endothelial (dys)function, oxidative stress, ischemic and pharmacologic preconditioning, nitrate tolerance, as well as physiology and pathophysiology of the microcirculation/hemorheology. His clinical research interests include echocardiography and interventional cardiology.
Biography Updated on 23 August 2012