Italian Auxological Institute San Luca Hospital, Milan (Italy)
Dr. Pengo graduated in Medicine at University of Padua where he completed his training in Internal Medicine. During his residency he started conducting clinical research studies in the field of cardiovascular prevention and arterial hypertension. He then moved to the UK for a fellowship at King's College London where he managed to expand his research and clinical interests to the interactions between sleep/sleep disorders and cardiovascular disease. He successfully completed the Expert Somnologist examination issued by the European Society of Sleep Research. In 2016 he completed his International PhD program on “Arterial hypertension and vascular biology". He moved back to Italy as he was appointed consultant physician and senior researcher at Department of Cardiovascular, Neural and Metabolic Sciences, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano (Milano). He is co-coordinator of the hearthy-heart.org website as part of the ESC Prevention of CVD Programme.