Professor Stefano Taddei

Stefano Taddei, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Stefano Taddei was born in Pisa, Italy, in 1957. He attended the State University of Pisa, where he graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1982 and specialized in Clinical Pharmacology in 1986.

Prof. Taddei is Professor of Internal Medicine. He works currently as the Director of the Hypertension Unit of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Prof. Taddei is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, the European, International and American Society of Hypertension, the European Society of Clinical Investigation, the High Blood Pressure Council of the American Heart Association, and of the Italian Society of Hypertension. He has been a councilor of the Italian Society of Hypertension (2007-2009).

He is a member of the Editorial Boards of Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology,Current Vascular Pharmacology, Current Hypertension Reviews, High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention and Journal of American Society of Hypertension. He is an International Associated Editor of the European Heart Journal.

His main research area is local neuro-humoral control of peripheral vessels in primary and secondary forms of hypertension, with particular emphasis on the sympathetic nervous system, the renin-angiotensin system and the endothelium.

He is also interested in the assessment of target-organ damage in hypertension, including vascular and cardiac structural alterations and the clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs.

Prof. Taddei has participated in numerous clinical studies and is the authors of more than 300 original papers, reviews and editorials in international scientific journals  (H index: 55; Impact Factor : >1400).