Adelino Leite-Moreira

Adelino Leite-Moreira
Job title
Full Professor of Physiology, Pathophysiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Porto, Portugal
Affiliation/organization & Address

University of Porto
Praça de Gomes Teixeira, 
4099-002 Porto, Portugal

351 22 5508452

Hypertension, Heart Failure, Echocardiography, Atrial Fibrillation, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiology, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Cardiovascular, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart, Renal, Nitric Oxide, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Valvular Heart Disease, Cardiomyocytes, Endothelium
Myocardial Ischemia, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Myocardial Contraction


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.