Speaker illustration

Assistant Professor Michail Papafaklis

University Hospital of Patras, Patras (Greece)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Michail (Michael) I. Papafaklis, M.D., Ph.D., FESC is a licensed Cardiologist both in Greece and the United Kingdom (GMC Specialist Register). He has been trained in Interventional Cardiology at Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, UK, and is certified in Interventional Cardiology by the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EAPCI). Dr Papafaklis has worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in USA, and he joined the George D. Behrakis Cardiovascular Research Fellowship in 2011. He has also been a visiting scientist in the Interventional Department of the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC in the Netherlands. He was the winner of the distinguished Young Investigator Award by the European Society of Cardiology in 2011, and he has received awards from the Academy of Athens and the Hellenic Cardiological Society.

Prediction of culprit lesions in patients with acute coronary syndrome by assessing the hemodynamic forces acting on plaques: a three-dimensional frequency-domain optical coherence tomography study

Event: ESC Congress 2016

Topic: Vulnerable plaque

Session: Unstable plaque: morphology and physiology


Systemic inflammation potentiates the effect of low endothelial shear stress and leads to a higher-risk plaque phenotype in stable coronary artery disease: Implications from the PREDICTION Study

Event: ESC Congress 2016

Topic: Atherosclerosis

Session: Best Posters in atherosclerosis


ESC 365 is supported by

logo Novo Nordisk
logo Bristol Myers Squibb