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Cardiologist , researcher

Alida Linda Caforio, Italian cardiologist, researcher. Achievements include contributions to the field of molecular genetics and immunopathogenesis of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and clinical heart transplantation. Research fellow British Heart Foundation, London, 1989-1991, European Society Cardiology, Cedex, France, 1992, Italian National Research Council, Rome, 1993.

Background

Caforio, Alida Linda was born on June 5, 1959 in Manduria, Italy. Daughter of Antonio and Santa (Mazza) Caforio.

Education

Doctor of Medicine with honors, Pisa (Italy) University, 1984. Degree in cardiology with honors, Pisa (Italy) University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, London University Medical School, 1992.

Career

Research fellow, honorary registrar cardiovascular unit Royal Postgraduate Medical School-London University, 1986-1988. Research fellow, registrar department cardiological science St. George's Hospital Medical School-London University, 1988-1992, honorary lecturer, since 1993. Postdoctoral fellow division cardiology department experimental clinical medicine Padua (Italy) University, 1993-1996, assistant professor, since 1997.

Referee Circulation, since 1992, Clinical and Experimental Immunology, since 1998, European Heart Journal, since 1993, Heart, since 1996, Clinical Cardiology, since 1996. Invited lecturer.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions to the field of molecular genetics and immunopathogenesis of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and clinical heart transplantation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 200 research articles and abstracts to medical journals including Journal American College Cardiology, Lancet, Circulation, others.

Membership

Fellow European Society Cardiology (member myocardial disease working group since 1990). Member Italian Society Cardiology, Internatl. Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT).

Connections

Married S. Mogicato.

father:
Antonio Caforio

mother:
Santa (Mazza) Caforio

spouse:
S. Mogicato.