Angina Updates is an educational initiative developed by the Translational Medicine Academy (TMA). TMA is a non-profit Swiss Foundation (www.tmacademy.org). This educational initiative is funded thanks to an unrestricted grant provided by Servier. It brings together an international working group of independent medical experts specializing in Chronic Coronary Syndromes (CCS) and Angina. Its mission is to bring the latest education about Angina to healthcare professionals worldwide.


The objectives are to contribute to a better understanding and management of Angina, share evidence-based recommendations and regional best practices with cardiologists and healthcare providers. Our editorial team will strive to provide up to date peer-reviewed information to clinicians worldwide on CCS and Angina, thus improving the lives of millions of patients worldwide.


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Magdy Abdelhamid (Egypt)

Magdy Abdelhamid is a Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt. He had a Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship at the Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplantation centre, The Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School ,1999. He is a Principal Investigator of the ISCHEMIA trial (Cairo…

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Juan-Carlos Kaski (UK)

Juan-Carlos Kaski is Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Science and the immediate past-director of the Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Research Institute at St George’s, University of London, UK. His research areas include microvascular and vasospastic angina, pathogenesis of angina, inflammatory and immunological mechanisms of atherosclerosis and biomarkers of cardiovascular risk….

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Luis Henrique W. Gowdak (Brazil)

Luis Henrique Gowdak, MD, PhD, FESC, is a Professor of Cardiology at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and a Clinical Scientist at the Heart Institute in São Paulo, Brazil. He graduated in medicine from the University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil, in 1991. His residency in Internal…

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Viveka Kumar (India)

Viveka Kumar, MBBS, MD, is currently the principal director and chief of Cath Labs (Pan Max) – Cardiac Sciences at Max Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India. He holds a degree from Banaras Hindu University and was active at St George’s, University of London, UK, and Southampton University Hospital, UK….

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Bülent Mutlu (Turkey)

Bülent Mutlu graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey, in 1991. He completed his Cardiology Residency in Koşuyolu Heart and Research Hospital in 1997 and was appointed Professor of Cardiology. His areas of interest include pulmonary vascular diseases, adult congenital heart diseases, cardiomyopathies and valve diseases. He…

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Aleksandr Nedoshivin (Russia)

Aleksandr Nedoshivin, MD, PhD, FESC, graduated from the 1st Leningrad Pavlov Medical Institute, Russia, and studied at the Leningrad Institute of Cardiology. Professor of Cardiology (2013). His interests include circulatory hypoxia in myocardial infarction, heart failure, health-related quality of life.Since 2001, Prof. Nedoshivin is Secretary of the Academic Board…

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Fausto Pinto (Portugal)

Fausto Pinto, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, FSCAI, FASE, graduated from Lisbon University Medical School, Portugal, in 1984. He completed his cardiology internship at Santa Maria University Hospital–CHLN, E.P.E., Lisbon, Portugal, and at Stanford University Medical School, California, USA. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of…

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Giuseppe Rosano (UK)

Giuseppe M.C. Rosano, MD, PhD, is a Consultant Cardiologist and Professor of Cardiology (Hons) at St George’s, University of London, UK, and Professor of Pharmacology, University of Catanzaro, Italy. After obtaining his MD in Medicine and Surgery at the La Sapienza University of Rome with full honors in 1988,…

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Dragos Vinereanu (Romania)

Dragos Vinereanu, MD, PhD, FESC, FRCP, FAHA, is currently President of the Senate of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania, and Head of the Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University and Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Romania. He graduated from the University of Medicine…

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J Tan (Singapore)