Adelino Leite-Moreira is Full Professor of Physiology, Pathophysiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, being also the Head of the Department of Physiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Coordinator of the Cardiovascular R&D Center of the same institution. He has an appointment as Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the affiliated University Hospital São João in Porto, Portugal.
Besides cardiac surgery, diastolic function and heart failure, his research interests also include right ventricular function and pulmonary hypertension. His double appointment in the fields of Physiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery has been crucial for the translational nature of his research, clearly facilitating the bench-to-bedside and back approach.
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Coronary Artery Disease
Valvular Heart Disease
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery