Carlo Briguori was born in Catanzaro (Italy), on 28 June, 1967. In 1991, he had his B.S. degree in medicine and surgery at the Federico II University School of Medicine in Naples, Italy. In 1995, he had his Board Certification in cardiology at the Federico II University School of Medicine in Naples. In 2000, he had his Ph.D. degree in pathophysiology of cardiovascular system at the Modena University, Modena, Italy. From 1999 to 2002, he worked as a Research Fellow in interventional cardiology, at the Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology in San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, under the guidance of Antonio Colombo. Since 2002, he has been the Chief of the Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology at the Clinica Mediterranea in Naples, Italy. At present, Dr. Briguori works also as a Consultant and Codirector of clinical research at the Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology, Vita e Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy. Dr. Briguori is a Member of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology & Coronary Pathophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, Italian Society of Cardiology, and Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology. He is a referee of some of the most prestigious international journals in the field of cardiovascular disease (Annals of Internal Medicine, Lancet, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, and Heart). Dr. Briguori is the author and coauthor of more than 120 studies published in some of the most prestigious international journals in the field of cardiovascular disease. The principal fields of interest are contrast-induced acute kidney injury, prevention of periprocedural myocardial infarction, coronary angioplasty in patients with diabetes mellitus, and therapeutic myocardial angiogenesis.
Biography Updated on 9 December 2010