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National leads

Below are the National Lead Investigators/Country-leads in the FH Studies Collaboration, listed by region/country and our partnership with the ScreenPro FH Programme and The 10 Countries Study. For direct contact with the National Lead Investigators/Country-leads, please click on the name for the relevant country and EAS FHSC will forward the message:

Region/CountryContact personInstitute
Afghanistan Dr. Khalil Ahmad Ahrari Herat Regional Hospital, Kimia Speciality Hospital, Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates (the) Dr. Wael Almahmeed Cleveland clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Argentina Dr. Pablo Corral FASTA University, School of Medicine, Mar del Plata
Australia Prof. Gerald F. Watts Cardiovascular Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia
Austria Prof. Christoph Binder Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Vienna & Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Belgium Prof. Olivier Descamps Hôpital de Jolimont, Haine Saint-Paul
Bulgaria Prof. Arman Postadzhiyan Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Bahrain Dr. Nasreen Al-Sayed Gulf Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, Manama, Bahrain
Bosnia and Herzegovina Assoc Prof. Belma Pojskic Cantonal Hospital Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil Prof. Raul D. Santos Heart Institute (InCor) University of Sao Paulo and Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Canada Ass. Prof. Liam Brunham University of British Columbia
Switzerland Prof. André R. Miserez Diagene Research Institute, Swiss FH Center, Reinach and Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel
Chile Dr. Rodrigo Alonso Lipid Clinic, Department of Nutrition, Clínica Las Condes, Santiago de Chile
China Prof. Jie Lin Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Vessel Diseases, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University
China Prof. Brian Tomlinson Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Cyprus Ass. Prof Andrie Panayiotou Cyprus International Institute For Environmental And Public Health, Limassol
Czechia Dr. Tomas Freiberger Centre for Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantation; Ceitec, Masaryk University, Brno
Germany Prof. Ulrich Laufs Klinik und Poliklinikfür Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Leipzig
Germany Dr. Winfried März D-A-CH-Gesellschaft Prävention von Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen e.V., Hamburg, Germany
Germany Prof. Heribert Schunkert Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Technische Universität München, Deutsches Zentrumfür Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen (DZHK), Munich Heart Alliance
Dominica Dr. Maxima Mendez Castillo Cardiologist-internal medicine at Health Service Medical Centre
Denmark Prof. Børge G. Nordestgaard Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, University of Copenhagen
Denmark Prof. Anne Tybjærg Hansen cDept. of Clinical Biochemistry KB30011, Section for Molecular Genetics, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital
Dominican Republic (the) Dr. Maxima Mendez Castillo Cardiologist-internal medicine at Health Service Medical Centre, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Egypt Prof. Ashraf Reda Department of cardiology, Menofia university, Egypt
Spain Prof. Pedro Mata Spanish Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation, Madrid
Estonia Prof. Margus Viigimaa North Estonia Medical Centre, Tallinn University of Technology
Ethiopia Dr. Tigist Sileshi Mekonnen Addis Ababa University, Internal Medicine, Cardiology Unit, Zambia Street, PO Box 9086, Addis Adaba, Ethiopia
Ethiopia Dr. Tigist Worku Lemma Black Lion Hospital, College of Health Science, Addis Ababa University, Internal Medicine, Cardiology Unit, Zambia Street, PO Box 9086, Addis Adaba, Ethiopia
France Prof. Sophie Béliard Hopitaux de Marseille APHM, La Conception Hospital, Nutrition, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology Department; INSERM, INRAE, Aix Marseille University, Department C2VN, Marseille, France
United Kingdom Dr. Handrean Soran University Department of Medicine, Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester
Greece Dr. Evangelos Liberopoulos University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina
Greece Prof. Alexandros Tselepis Atherothrombosis Research Centre, University of Ioannina
Croatia Prof. Željko Reiner Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolic Diseases, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
Hungary Prof. György Paragh Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen
India Dr. Tester Framroze Ashavaid P. D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
India Dr. Bambang Dwiputra National Cardiovascular Centre Harapan Kita Jakarta
Ireland Dr. Vincent Maher Department of Cardiology, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Dr. Amirhossein Sahebkar Biotechnology Research Center, Pharmaceutical Technology Institute, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad
Iraq Dr. Mutaz Alkhnifsawi Iraqi lipid clinics network
Iceland Dr. Berglind Gerða Libungan Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Iceland
Israel Dr. Ronen Durst Cardiology Department and Centre for Treatment and Prevention of Atherosclerosis, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre, Jerusalem
Italy Prof. Marcello Arca Department of Translational and Precision Medicine – Sapienza University of Rome
Italy Prof. Maurizio Averna Department of Health Promotion Sciences Maternal and Infantile Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialities (PROMISE), University of Palermo, Palermo
Italy Prof. Alberico L. Catapano Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milan and Multimedica IRCCS, Milan
Japan Prof. Mariko Harada-Shiba Cardiovascular Centre, Osaka Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Osaka
Japan Prof. Shizuya Yamashita Rinku General Medical Centre and Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka
Kazakhstan Prof. Kairat Davletov Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, the Faculty of Medicine, Director of Research Health Institute
Kyrgyzstan Prof. Erkin Mirrakhimov Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Centre of Cardiology and Internal Diseases, Biskek
Lebanon Prof. Marianne AbiFadel Faculty of Pharmacy, Pôle Technologie-Santé, Saint Joseph University, Beirut
Sri Lanka Dr. Thushara Matthias Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Lithuania Prof. Zaneta Petrulioniene Clinic of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos, Vilnius
Luxembourg Dr. Marianne Becker Centre hospitalier de Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Latvia Prof. Gustavs Latkovskis Paul Stradins Clinical University Hospital; Latvian Research Institute of Cardiology, University
Mexico Dr. Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Mexico City
Mexico Dr. Alejandra Vázquez Cárdenas Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara
Malta Dr. Myra Tilney Dept of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Mater Dei Hospital, University of Malta
Malaysia Prof. Hapizah Nawawi Institute of Pathology, Laboratory and Forensic Medicine (I-PPerForM), CoE; Faculty of Medicine Universiti Teknologi MARA, Jalan Hospital, Sungai Buloh, Selangor
Nigeria Prof. Wilson Sadoh Department of Child Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
Netherlands (the) Prof. G. Kees Hovingh Dept. of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Netherlands (the) Prof Dr Erik Stroes Dept. of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Norway Prof. Kirsten Bjørklund Holven Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Division of Clinical Nutrition, Oslo
Oman Prof. Khalid Al Rasadi Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH), Muscat
Pakistan Dr. Fouzia Sadiq Director Research Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Pitras Bukhari Road, H-8/4, Islamabad – 44000, Pakistan
Poland Prof. Maciej Banach Department of Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz
Portugal Prof. Mafalda Bourbon Unidade I&D, Grupo de Investigação Cardiovascular, Departamento de Promoção da Saúde e Doenças Não Transmissíveis, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Lisboa
Portugal Dr. Diogo Cruz Hospital de Cascais – Dr. José de Almeida
Romania Prof. Dan Gaita Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Victor Babes din Timisoara, Fundatia CardioPrevent
Russian Federation (the) Prof. Marat V. Ezhov National Cardiology Research Centre, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation (the) Prof. Andrey Susekov Faculty of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Academy for Postgraduate Medical Education and Central Clinical Hospital, Academy of Medical Science, Moscow
Saudi Arabia Prof. Khalid Alhabib King Saud University, College of medicine, Cardiac Science department, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia Dr. Fahad Alnouri Cardiovascular Prevention Unit, Prince Sultan Cardiac Centre Riyadh, Riyadh
Sudan (the) Assoc Prof Ahmed Suliman Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum and Shab Teaching Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan
Singapore Prof. Tavintharan Subramaniam Division of Endocrinology and Clinical Research Unit, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
Serbia Prof. Katarina Lalic Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade, Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade
Slovakia Dr. Branislav Vohnout Centre for Familial Hyperlipoproteinemias and Institute of Nutritition, FOaZOS, Slovak Medical University, Bratislava
Slovenia Asst. Prof. Dr. Urh Groselj University Medical Centre Ljubljana, University Children’s Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Ljubljana
Syrian Arab Republic Dr. Rahaf Abood Damascus Lipid Clinic, Al-Basil Cardiac Centre, Syria
Thailand Dr. Khovidhunkit Weerapan Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of medicine, Bangkok
Turkey Prof. Meral Kayikcioglu Ege University Medical School Deaprtment of Cardiology – Izmir
Taiwan (Province of China) Dr. Ta-Chen Su Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Centre, National Taiwan University Hospital
Ukraine Prof. Olena Mitchenko Dyslipidemia Department, State Institution National Scientific Centre “The M.D. Strazhesko Institute of Cardiology National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Kiev
Uruguay Dr. Ximena Reyes GENYCO Program, Comisión Honoraria para la Salud Cardiovascular
Uzbekistan Prof. Alexander B. Shek CAD and Atherosclerosis Laboratory, Republican Specialized Centre of Cardiology (RSCC), Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Dr. Marcos Miguel Lima-Martinez Universidad de Oriente, Nucleo Bolivar
Viet Nam Prof. Truong Thang Huong Vietnam Heart Institute, Bach Mai Hospital, Ha Noi
Yemen Dr. Khalid Aladeeb Consultant Cardiologist. Science and Technology University Hospital, Yemen
South Africa Prof. David Marais University of Cape Town and National Health Laboratory Service, Cape Town
South Africa Prof. Frederick J. Raal Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg