Professor Juan Carlos Kaski at St George University of London

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Professor Juan Carlos Kaski at St George University of London

Professor Juan Carlos Kaski at St George University of London

 

 

 

BIOGRAHY:

Professor Kaski is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and many other scientific societies.  He is a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals including the European Journal of Cardiology and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and associate editor of Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy.

He has received numerous scientific awards, including the Gold Medal of the Spanish Society of Cardiology, Scientiae Magistri (Rome), RAICES award (Argentina) and Fukushima University award (Japan), for his contribution to cardiovascular research and teaching.

Professor Kaski is the immediate past President and Chair of the Executive Board of the International Society of Pharmacotherapy, an affiliate member of the World Heart Federation.

Professor Kaski has written over 400 scientific papers in peer-review journals, over 200 invited papers, more than 130 book chapters and has edited six books on cardiovascular topics.

 

 

 

RESEARCH:

Professor Juan-Carlos Kaski is a Professor of Cardiovascular Science.

His main areas of research interest include therosclerosis (inflammatory and immunological mechanisms), mechanisms of rapid coronary artery disease progression, biomarkers of cardiovascular risk, microvascular angina and coronary artery spasm.

He provides consultancy in the following areas:

  • Biomarkers of cardiovascular risk
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Angina pectoris
  • Member of several advisory boards on pharmacotherapy and management of angina
  • Advising several universities and funding bodies worldwide

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Key publications

Kaski JC. C-reactive protein improves risk prediction in patients with acute coronary syndrome, or does it? Eur Heart J. 2010 Feb;31(3):274-7. Epub 2009 Oct 23.

Karastergiou K, Evans I, Ogston N, Miheisi N, Nair D, Kaski JC, Jahangiri M, Mohamed-Ali V. Epicardial adipokines in obesity and coronary artery disease induce atherogenic changes in monocytes and endothelial cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Jul;30(7):1340-6. Epub 2010 Apr 15.PMID: 20395594.

Hemingway H, Philipson P, Chen R, Fitzpatrick NK, Damant J, Shipley M, Abrams KR, Moreno S, McAllister KS, Palmer S, Kaski JC, Timmis AD, Hingorani AD. Evaluating the quality of research into a single prognostic biomarker: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 83 studies of C-Reactive protein in stable coronary artery disease. PLoS Med. 2010 Jun 1;7(6):e1000286.

Recio-Mayoral A, Mason JC, Kaski JC, Rubens MB, Harari OA, Camici PG. Chronic inflammation and coronary microvascular dysfunction in patients without risk factors for coronary artery disease. Eur Heart J 2009; 30:1837-43.

Dumitriu IE, Araguás ET, Baboonian C, Kaski JC. CD4+ CD28 null T cells in coronary artery disease: when helpers become killers. Cardiovasc Res. 2009;81(1):11-9.

Differential pathways govern CD4+ CD28- T cell proinflammatory and effector responses in patients with coronary artery disease. Zal B, Kaski JC, Akiyu JP, Cole D, Arno G, Poloniecki J, Madrigal A, Dodi A, Baboonian C. J Immunol. 2008;181:5233-41.

 

 

 

COLLABORATIONS:

Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Mayo Clinic, Rochester; Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles

University of Aberdeen

University College, London

IMIM, Barcelona

CCIC, Barcelona

CNIC, Madri

CIMA, University of Navarra

University of Seville

University Hospital of La Corunha, Sao Paulo University

Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires

 

 

 

FUNDING:

Medical Research Council

British Heart Foundation

Heart Research UK

Health and Technology Assessment (HTA)