INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATORS

Prof. Alta Schutte (PhD)

Principal Lead: Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine. School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales

Professorial Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health; Sydney, Australia

Extraordinary Professor of HART

 

Prof. Rudolph Schutte (PhD)

Department of Medicine and Healthcare Science, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom

Extraordinary Professor of HART

 

Prof. Christian Delles (MD)

BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow

ESH Centre of Excellence

 

Prof. Michael H. Olsen (MD PhD)

Chief Physician; Professor in Hypertension; University Hospital of Odense, Denmark

ESH Centre of Excellence

 

Dr. Jesper Eugen-Olsen (PhD)

Clinical Research Centre; Copenhagen University, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark

Expert on the biomarker, suPAR and patented the suPARnostic kit

 

Prof. Lars Rasmussen (PhD)

Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology; Odense University Hospital; Denmark

Expert on biomarkers

 

Prof. Roland Schmieder (MD)

Head of Research Unit; Professor of Medicine; Clinical Research Competence Centre: Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospital Erlangen, Germany

ESH Centre of Excellence

Expert in measures of biomarkers and target organ damage

 

Prof. Gianfranco Parati (MD)

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine; Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention; University of Milan, Italy

ESH Centre of Excellence

Collaboration with ABPM data form part of the international ARTEMIS study

 

A/Prof. Phil Gona (PhD)

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, USA

Biostatistician at the US NHLBI Framingham Heart Study for >8 years

 

Prof. Michael Stowasser (MD PhD)

Endocrine Hypertension Research centre; School of Medicine; University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Renowned aldosterone expert

 

Dr. Elena Conti (MD) and Prof. Massimo Volpe (MD)

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Department; Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Experts in the insulin-like growth factor-1 axis

 

Prof. Rainer Böger (MD) and Dr. Edzard Schwedhelm (MD)

Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology; Universitiy Medical Center, Hamburg-Eppendorff, Germany

Experts on arginine, ADMA and NO bioavailability

 

Prof N Frasure-Smith (MD)

Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada

SABPA collaborator on depression

 

Prof M Hamer (PhD)

University College of London, UK

Extraordinary Professor of HART

Psychophysiological responses expert

 

Prof T Ziemssen (MD, PhD), Dr M Reimann (PhD)

Techniklinikum Dresden, Germany

Autonomic function expert

 

Dr-Ing W Vilser (PhD)

Imedos, Jena, Germany

Retinal vessel imaging expert

 

Dr-Ing K Kotliar (PhD)

FH Aachen University, Jülich, Germany

Retinal vessel imaging expert

 

Prof C Kirschbaum (MD, PhD)

Techniklinikum Dresden, Germany

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis cortex expert

 

Prof R von Känel (MD, PhD)

Zürich University, Zürich, Switzerland

Psychophysiological and Hemostasis expert

 

Prof M Schlaich (MD, PhD)

Royal Perth Hospital Unit, University Western Australia

Sympathetic nervous system expert

 

Prof GW Lambert (PhD)

Iverson Health Innovations Research Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia 

Sympathetic nervous system expert

 

Prof A Alkerwi (MD, PhD)

Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg

Epidemiological cardiometabolic disease expert

 

Prof S Stranges (MD, PhD)

Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg

 

Prof O Melander (MD, PhD), Prof M Magnusson (MD, PhD)

Skåne University Hospital, Lund Unversity, Malmö, Sweden.

Cardiometabolomics and Cardiomyopathy expert

 

Prof. Dr. W Parson (MD, PhD)

Institute of Legal Medicine Innsbruck Medical University, Austria

 

Prof Simon Bacon (PhD)

Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Concordia University, Quebec, Canada

Psychophysiological responses expert

NATIONAL COLLABORATORS

Prof YK Seedat (MD, PhD)

Renal Disease Unit, University of KZN, Natal

Dept. Health Guidelines Advisory Board support

 

Prof M Meiring (PhD, MBA)

UOFS, Free State

Hemostasis expert

 

Prof R Delport (RN, PhD)

Dept Chemical Pathology, University of Pretoria