Patrizio Lancellotti

Patrizio Lancellotti

Head of the Cardiology Department

MD PhD

University of Liège, Liège, Belgium

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Biography

Personal History

In 1970, Professor Lancellotti was born in Charleroi, Belgium to parents of Neapolitan origin.7, 8 He studied chemistry at the University of Labour Paul Pastur and graduated as a technician in 1988.7 It was his fascination with the heart and its physiology that drew him to cardiology and he has “always found that the heart was a noble organ.”9

Alongside Professor Gach and Dr Robinet, he implanted the first Micra™ (the world's smallest pacemaker) in Wallonia in 2017 and it placed the CHU de Liège/University Hospital of Liège among the centres of European leaders in cardiology.7

He is married with three daughters. His hobbies include classic opera, reading philosophy and finding time to jog regularly in his busy schedule.3

Academic History

Professor Lancellotti obtained his MD from the University of Liege, Belgium in 1995.3 At the University Hospital of Liège he obtained his Internship License in 1998 and received his cardiology license in 2000.3 He was licensed in the Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital of Liège 2002 and received training in heart transplantation in 2001.3

He holds a PhD from the University Hospital of Liège and is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC).3

His major research areas are valvular disease and cardiac effects in malignancy. He has been the recipient of the European Research Council Consolidator Grant to develop new antithrombotic coatings of prosthetic heart valves.1


Career Overview

Patrizio Lancellotti is Director of the Interdisciplinary Cluster for Applied Genoproteomics Cardiovascular Science Unit (GIGA) at the University of Liège, Belgium.8 Since 2017, he has served as Head of the Cardiology Department at the University of Liège Hospital

Professor Lancellotti has served as both president of the Belgian Society of Cardiology and editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).1, 2

He is an expert in cardiovascular imaging, valvular heart disease and interventional structural heart disease. He is the past Chair of the European Society of Cardiology Council on Valvular Heart Disease and is involved with several journal editorial boards. He was an Associate Editor of the European Heart Journal and is currently an Associate Editor of the European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging.5

Dr Lancellotti has been published in more than 330 peer-reviewed papers, has written numerous book chapters and has edited and co-edited some major cardiology textbooks.6 These include the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging, the EACVI Echocardiography Textbook, the EACVI Handbook of Echocardiography and Secondary mitral valve regurgitation.5

Dr Patrizio Lancellotti is on the Editorial Board of European Cardiology Review.


Career Timeline

  • 2002: PhD Thesis at University Hospital of Liège
  • 2005: Thesis of Higher Education
  • 2007: Clinical Professor, University Hospital Liège
  • 2010: Professor, Cardiovascular Imaging at University of Liège
  • 2012 - 2014: President, European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • 2014: Board Councillor, ESC
  • 2019 - 2022: Chairperson, ESC Council on Valvular Heart Disease4
  • 2017 - Present: Head, Echocardiography Laboratory and the Heart Valve Clinic
  • Present: Director, Cardiology Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital of Liège
  • Present: Professor, Cardiology at University of Liège, CHU Sart Tilman, Liège Belgium
  • Present: Director, GIGA Cardiovascular Sciences Research Programme at the University of Liège 

Recognition3, 6, 9

  • 2001 Young Investigator Award of the Belgian Society of Cardiology
  • 2004 Jacqueline Bernheim Award of the Fondation pour la Chirurgie Cardiaque
  • 2005 Best poster presented of the French Society of Cardiology
  • 2005 Best poster presented of the XXVII Congress of the European Society of Cardiology
  • 2006 Award from the Fondation Jaumain
  • 2008 InBev Baillet Latour Award for Clinical Research in the Field of Cardiovascular Disease
  • 2008 Lambertine Lacroix Award in the Field of Cardiovascular Disease
  • 2013 Invited Professor for the 8th Annual Tajik/Seward lectureship, Mayo Clinic 
  • 2014 Honorary Member of the British Society of Echocardiography
  • 2014 Honorary Citizen of the City of Liege, Belgium
  • 2014 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology 
  • 2020 FNRS Quinquennal Prize in Clinical Biomedical Sciences
  • 2021 Recognized as the 17th World Expert and 1st Expert in Belgium in Heart Diseases by Expertscape

 
Areas of Speciality1, 6

  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Interventional Structural Heart Disease

 
Sources

  1. https://www.radcliffecardiology.com/authors/patrizio-lancellotti
  2. https://www.gigacardio.uliege.be/cms/c_4334850/en/patrizio-lancellotti-editor-of-the-journal-of-the-american-college-of-cardiology
  3. https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article/36/23/1418/2293369
  4. https://www.escardio.org/Councils/Council-on-Valvular-Heart-Disease/About
  5. https://academic.oup.com/ehjcimaging/pages/Editorial_Board 
  6. https://openventio.org/patrizio-lancellotti/ 
  7. https://www.chuliege.be/jcms/c2_18038388/fr/direction-medicale/le-coeur-dans-tous-ses-etats
  8. https://enews.uliege.be/plugins/NewsletterPlugin/jsp/preview.jsp?id=c_1071235
  9. https://www.chu.ulg.ac.be/upload/docs/application/pdf/2018-01/le_patient_20_-_janvier_2018_-_web.pdf

Articles by Patrizio Lancellotti, Head of the Cardiology Department

Risk Stratification in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis

Raluca Dulgheru, Sara Hana Weisz, Julien Magne, et al

Citation: European Cardiology 2012;8(2):120-4