Meet the Team

DAPA-HF Executive Committee

John J.V. McMurray, MD (Chairman)

BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, UK

David L. DeMets, PhD

Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

Silvio E. Inzucchi, MD

Section of Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Lars Køber, MD, DMSc

Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Mikhail N. Kosiborod, MD

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA

Anna Maria Langkilde MD, PhD

BioPharmaceuticals R&D, AstraZeneca, Gothenburg, Sweden

Felipe A. Martinez, MD

National University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina

Piotr Ponikowski, MD, PhD

Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland

Marc S. Sabatine, MD

TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Mikaela Sjöstrand, MD, PhD

BioPharmaceuticals R&D, AstraZeneca, Gothenburg, Sweden

Scott D. Solomon, MD

Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Glasgow Analysis Group

Kieran F. Docherty, MBChB, PhD

British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Pardeep S. Jhund, MBChB, MSc, PhD

British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Lead AstraZeneca Statistician

Olof Bengtsson, Ph Lic

BioPharmaceuticals R&D, AstraZeneca, Gothenburg, Sweden

National Lead Investigators

Mirta Diez, MD, Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jose Carlos Nicolau, MD, PhD, Heart Institute (InCor), University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil
Tzvetana Katova, MD, PhD, National Hospital Of Cardiology, Sofia, Bulgaria
Jonathan Howlett, MD, University of Calgary and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Canada
Eileen O’Meara, MD, Montreal Heart Institute, Department of Medicine, Canada
Subodh Verma, MD, PhD, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
Junbo Ge, MD, Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Jan Belohlavek, MD, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, General Teaching Hospital and 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Morten Schou, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev and Gentofte, Hellerup, Denmark
Michael Böhm, MD, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Klinik für Innere Medizin III, Universität des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar, Germany
Bela Merkely, MD, PhD, DSc, Heart and Vascular Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Vijay Chopra, MD, Heart Failure Unit, Medanta Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana, India
Masahumi Kitakaze, MD, PhD, Department of Clinical Research and Development, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
Rudolf De Boer, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
Jarosław Drożdż, MD, Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland
Sergey Tereshchenko, MD, PhD, Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex and The Institute of Experimental Cardiology, Moscow, Russia
Andrej Dukát, MD, PhD, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Charlotta Ljungman, MD, PhD, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine/Cardiology, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University Of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden
Chern-En Chiang, MD, PhD, General Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
Mark Petrie, MD, British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Inder Anand, MD, DPhil, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Akshay Desai, MD, MPH, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas, MO, USA
Pham Nguyễn Vinh, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, Tam Duc Hospital, Vietnam