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Doctor Vojtech Melenovsky

Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM), Prague (Czechia)

Member of:

Heart Failure Association

Finished medical training at 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague in 1994. Then junior physician in General University Hospital of 1st Faculty of Medicine in Prague, initially in the field of metabolism, but later converted to cardiology. In 2001 board certification in cardiology and PhD (CSc) on the topic of endothelial dysfunction. In 2002-2005 post-doc fellow in the labs of David Kass, Johns Hopkins Hospital and of Edward D. Lakatta, NIA-NIH in Baltimore, MD, USA. Since 2005 in the Institute of Clinical end Experimental Medicine- IKEM in Prague as Research deputy director of Cardiology department. In 2012-2013 Fulbright visiting scholar at Mayo Clinic (collaboration with Barry A. Borlaug). Since 2014 medical director of heart failure/transplant department at IKEM. Besides clinical duties, he leads interdisciplinary research program focused on hemodynamic and metabolic aspects of heart failure pathophysiology. Published 150 papers, H index 41.

Heart transplantation: still evolving

Event: Heart Failure 2023

Topic: Transplantation

Session type: Symposium


A fresh look on iron deficiency in heart failure

Event: Heart Failure 2017 - 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Anaemia and iron deficiency

Session type: Symposium


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