University of Brescia, Italy

Marco Metra is Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Institute of Cardiology of the Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health of the University and Civil Hospitals of Brescia, Italy.

He is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Heart Failure, the official journal of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Senior Consulting Editor of the European Heart Journal and member of the Editorial board of many other scientific journals. His research activity is focused on treatment of heart failure and its comorbidities. He has had a leading role in multiple trials of new therapies in patients with heart failure.

He is the ex-officio member of the board of HFA, a fellow of HFA, ESC, the Heart Failure Society of America, a member of the Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC) and many other scientific societies.

He is author of more than 600 articles in peer-reviewed journals with a current google scholar H index of 87.