Alberto Marra

Professional Activities

SDN Research Institute Research Fellow (50%) and Attending Physician (50%) Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension.
Thorax clinic at Heidelberg University (Germany)

Heart Failure Unit
(Outpatient clinic, Cardiopulmonary exercise test. Trans-thoracic Echocardiography)
Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Facility "Federico II" University Hospital, Naples (Italy)

Resident in Internal Medicine
(Rotation in Internal Medicine, non-invasive Cardiology, Endocrinology and Diabetology, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Respiratory Medicine, Nephrology, Emergency)
Internal Medicine Specialty program "Federico II" University Hospital, Naples (Italy)

Education and Academic Appointments

Medical School degree, "Federico II" University Naples (Italy).
Main project: "Age related Multiple Anabolic Deficiency in patients with Heart Failure with special focus on the GH/IGF-1 axis” (Supervisor: Prof. Antonio Cittadini). Published on J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Sep;94(9):3329-36. (IF: 5.455)

Internal Medicine Specialist, "Federico II" University Naples (Italy).
Main project: "Effects of Riociguat on Right Ventricle size and function in patients with pulmonary hypertension" (Supervisor Prof. Paolo Rubba). Published on Int J Cardiol. 2015 195:19-26 (IF: 6.189)

MD-candidate Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg (Germany)
Title of the MD-thesis: "Assessment of exercise hemodynamics measured by right heart catheterisation in patients with systemic sclerosis" (Supervisor Prof. Ekkehard Grūnig). Defence planned in October 2018

PhD-candidate, "Sapienza" University, Rome (Italy)
Title of the PhD-Thesis : "Hormonal Abnormalities in patients with Right Heart Failure" (Supervisor Prof. Stefania Basili). PhD-Defence planed in December 2019

Scientific Societies

European Federation of Internal Medicine: Secretary-Young Internists of Europe, Chairman of the "Internal Medicine Assessment of Gender differences in Europe (IMAGINE)" Working Group

Società Italiana di Medicina Interna: Chairman of the "Research" Working Group - Italian Young Internists

Member of Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, Deutsche Gesellschaft fūr Kardiologie and the European Respiratory Society.

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