Adelino Leite-Moreira

Adelino Leite-Moreira
Adelino Leite-Moreira
Full Professor of Physiology, Pathophysiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Porto, Portugal

Biography

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.

Keywords

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

Contact

  • Email:amoreira@med.up.pt
  • Tel:351 22 5508452
  • Address:

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

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