Professor Marco Canepa took is MD degree in 2006 at the University of Genova, Italy, where he also obtained his fellowship in Cardiology and PhD degree. In late 2010 he moved to Baltimore, MD, USA, where he worked as Research Fellow at the NIA/NIH under the supervision of Dr. Lakatta and Ferrucci, and joined the HCM Clinic of the Johns Hopkins Medical School held by Dr. Abraham. In 2013 he was appointed Assistant Professor in Cardiology at the University of Genova, and in 2020 Associate Professor. He is currently co-head of the HF and head of the HCM Outpatient Clinics at the San Martino Hospital. His main research interests are heart failure and hypertrophic cardiomyopathies. He has ongoing collaborations with national and international research groups. He is fellow of the HFA, member of the Editorial Board of the IJC and JCM, active reviewer for renowned cardiovascular journals, and author of more than 50 publications on peer-review journals, in most of which he is first author.