Francesco Nicolini | Editor
Affilation: Parma, Italy
Biography: Prof. Francesco Nicolini graduated in Medicine in 1991. He took his board in Cardiac Surgery at the University of Bologna, Italy, in 1997, and his Ph.D. in Cardiac Surgery entitled “Tissue engineering in biological heart prostheses” at the University of Parma, Italy, in 2008. His current appointment is Associate Professor in Cardiac Surgery at the University of Parma, Italy. He is Member of the European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the Italian Society of Cardiac Surgery. He is serving as referee of several journals as International Journal of Cardiology, European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Journal of Heart Valve Disease, Minerva Chirurgical, Minerva Cardioangiologica, Frontiers Pediatrics, Datasets Papers in Medicine. He was main Guest Editor of Biomed Research International and he is Editorial Member of Heart and Stroke. He is first author of 80 scientific papers. His fields of research and clinical activity are adult heart surgery, extracorporeal circulation techniques, and myocardial protection during cardiac surgery.
Research Interest: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Aortic Surgery, Mitral Valve Surgery, Extracorporeal Circulation, Myocardial Protection.