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Principal Investigator

COOK Stéphane

Full Professor of
Cardiology

Clinical Medicine

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TOGNI Mario

Professor of
Cardiology

Clinical Medicine

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  Research Topics • Arteriosclerosis
• Cardiovascular Disease
• Coronary Artery Disease
 
       
  Subtopics • Percutaneous coronary intervention  
       
 

Questions addressed

The main research interest of the group is coronary artery disease, focalizing on the concept of vascular inflammation and endothelial dysfunction.
The work is primarily clinical with the aim to
► a) identify vulnerable plaques and endothelial dysfunction with novel coronary imaging techniques and invasive functional assessment,
► b) identify patients at risk with new biomarkers and functional endothelial assessment, and
► c) treatment of patients with vulnerable plaques.

 
       
  Keywords • Arteriosclerosis
• Coronary artery imaging
• Percutaneous coronary artery intervention
• Stent
• Translation research
• Vulnerable plaque
 
       
  Contact Email address mario.togni [at] unifr.ch

stephane.cook [at] unifr.ch
 
       
  Personal site http://www.unifr.ch/cardiology  
   

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