Giorgio Iervasi

National Research Council, Italy

Education 1972 Baccalaurate 1978: Degree ("Laurea") in Medicine and Surgery, University of Pisa (Magna cum laude) 1983: Post graduate School in Internal Medicine, University of Pisa Specialty Degree (Magna cum laude). 1986: Post graduate School in Nuclear Medicine, University of Pisa Specialty Degree (Magna cum laude). 1986-90: Assistant Professor of the Department of the Internal Medicine, Endocrine and Metabolic Unit. 1990: Medical Researcher (National Italian Research Council) of the Institute of Clinical Physiology. Academic and Professional Positions 1991-97: Invited Professor Post graduate Schools for Doctors (Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine Specialties), University of Pisa. 1991-99: Professor of Cardiovascular Endocrinology “International Master in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Anesthesia”(International Heart School, Bergamo - Italy). 2004 Invited member of Cytomel Advisory Board Meeting on “Treatment of Hypothyroidism: a look ahead”, Washington - USA. Invited Speaker “Heart Failure Update”, Wroclaw – Poland organized by the European Heart Society. 2005 Invited speaker at the: • 13° International Thyroid Congress, Buenos Aires – Argentina • 16th IFCC-FESCC European Congress, Glasgow -UK 2008 Invited speaker at the: XXVIII European Section Meeting International Society for Heart Research, Athens – Greece 2009 Editor of the Book “Thyroid and Heart Failure From Pathophysiology to Clinics”, Springer Verlag Publisher. 2010 Invited speaker at the 14th International Thyroid Congress Paris Main Scientific Interests The physiology of thyroid-heart interactions Thyroid and ischemic heart disease Thyroid hormone metabolism in heart failure Integrated neuro-hormonal regulation of body fluids and electrolytes in heart failure

Biography Updated on 6 February 2011

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