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Stefano Taddei

Stefano Taddei
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Hypertension Unit
University of Pisa
Pisa, Italy

Stefano Taddei was born in Pisa, Italy in 1957. He attended the State University of Pisa, where he graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1982 and specialized in Clinical Pharmacology in 1986.

Professor Taddei is Professor of Internal Medicine, working currently as the Director of the Hypertension Unit of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

Professor Taddei is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, the European, International and American Society of Hypertension, the European Society of Clinical Investigation, the High Blood Pressure Council of the American Heart Association and the Italian Society of Hypertension.

He was been a councillor of the Italian Society of Hypertension between 2007 and 2009. He is a member of the editorial boards of Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Current Hypertension Reviews, High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention and Journal of American Society of Hypertension.

He is an international associated editor of the European Heart Journal. His main research area is local neuro-humoral control of peripheral vessels in primary and secondary forms of hypertension, with particular emphasis on the sympathetic nervous system, the renin-angiotensin system and the endothelium.

He is also interested in the assessment of target-organ damage in hypertension, including vascular and cardiac structural alterations and the clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs.

Professor Taddei has participated in numerous clinical studies and is the authors of more than 270 original papers, reviews and editorials in international scientific journals (H-index : 53; impact factor : >1260).