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Giuseppe Mancia

Giuseppe Mancia
Department of Clinical Medicine
University of Milano-Bicocca
Milan, Italy

Giuseppe Mancia is Professor Emeritus at the University Milano-Bicocca, after 20 years as Chairman of the Division and Department of Internal Medicine at the same University at the San Gerardo Hospital in Monza and Director of the Interuniversity (Universities of Milano, Milano-Bicocca and Pavia) Center for Clinical Physiology and Hypertension.

He was Chairman (2001,2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013) of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of ESH meetings, and past President of the ISH, ESH, European Society of Clinical Investigation and Italian Society of Hypertension. He has chaired the Task Force of the ESH/ESC Hypertension Guidelines in 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2013.

He is currently Chairman of the ESH Foundation and the Hypertension Center, Policlinico of Monza. He is the honorary member of several hypertension and cardiovascular societies and has received many Awards, including the Heymans Award of the International Society of Pharmacology, the Volhard and Tigersted.

Awards of the ISH, the Folkow Award of the ESH, the International Recordati Prize, the Invernizzi Prize of Medicine, the Spinoza Honorary Professorship of the University of Amsterdam, the Gold Medal of the Lorenzini Foundation, the Honorary Professorship of the University of Cordoba, a Honoris Causa Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Gdansk, Bucharest (Carol Davila) and Glasgow, the Hariri Memorial Lecture and Award and the MacDonald Award from McMaster University (Canada).

Professor Mancia’s research focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, heart failure, coronary and other cardiovascular diseases. He is interested in ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, neural control of the circulation, large artery mechanics, hemodynamic of cardiovascular drugs, and clinical trials.

He has edited several books on hypertension and cardiovascular diseases, and has published over 1.800 papers in international Journals. His papers have received more than 117.000 citations (H-index 148), for which he is in the Thompson Reuters list of the world’s highly cited scientists.