Prof. Dr. Pablo Garcia Pavia (Madrid)
Pablo Garcia Pavia Dr. Pablo García-Pavia is a Consultant cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology of Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro in Madrid, Spain. There he is in charge of the Inherited Cardiac Diseases and Heart Failure Unit. The Inherited cardiac diseases Unit itself is designed as national reference unit (CSUR) for inherited cardiovascular diseases by the Spanish Ministry of Health and also acts as a European reference center for rare cardiovascular diseases after its designation by the European Comission.His areas of research include heart failure, amyloidosis and cardiomyopathies. After finishing his training in Cardiology in Madrid, Dr Garcia-Pavia completed a clinical research fellowship at the Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Unit at The Heart Hospital in London. Previously he had undertaken short stays as research fellow in basic research labs focused in genetics at University of Chicago, Complutense University and Autonoma University.Dr Garcia-Pavia has established a tight relationship with the Spanish National Cardiovascular Research Center (CNIC) where he acts as clinical research associate and collaborates with several basic research groups in projects focusing in new genetic causes of inherited cardiomyopathies and RNA expression/regulation in Heart Failure and Cardiac Amyloidosis. Dr Garcia-Pavia is also member of ESC Council on Basic Research, former member of the Nucleus of ESC working group on myocardial and pericardial diseases, and former president of Spanish Society of Cardiology’s working group on inherited cardiac diseases. He has published >160 articles in peer-reviewed journals including European Heart Journal, J Am Coll Cardiol, Circulation, Heart, Nature Communications and Nature Medicine.