Pier-Giorgio Masci


  • 1962

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Biographical details

Dr Pier-Giorgio Masci is a cardiology consultant at the Cardiovascular Imaging Department – King’s College London | Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital NHS Trust Foundation. He was fully trained in cardiology in Italy, including a dedicated training programme in interventional cardiology and pacing. In 2006 he won a 1-year ESC fellowship to join Prof Bogaert’s team at the cardiac MRI Department of the University of Leuven (Belgium) where he received his PhD in Biomedical Sciences in 2015. From 2007 to 2014 he was a Senior Researcher at Italian Research Council (CNR) working in the cardiac MRI (the largest Italian cardiac MRI centre at that time) and Cardiovascular Medicine Dpt where he developed a research interest in heart failure and dilated cardiomyopathy. During this period, he led the Cardiovascular Medicine Dept for three months per year developing skills in treating patients with advanced heart failure and cardiomyopathy. In 2015 he joined Prof Schwitter’s and Prof Stuber’s teams at University Hospital Lausanne (Switzerland), and in 2019 he moved to King’s College London where he currently works as a consultant cardiologist with a research interest in valvular heart disease (mitral valve prolapse), heart failure, ageing and acute ischaemic heart disease.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Visiting Professor, Katholieke Leuven Universitet


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