Prof Alberto Zanchetti
Scientific Director, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, and Emeritus Professor University of Milan.
Past-President European Society of Hypertension; Distinguished Member International Society of Hypertension, of which he was President, Vice-President and Secretary; Past-President European Society Clinical Investigation; Chairman (1984-88) Working Group on Hypertension and Heart European Society of Cardiology. Honorary Member: American Heart Association, and a number of Continental and National Societies on Hypertension. Doctor Honoris Causa, University Guadalajara (Mexico), Carolus Davila University Bucarest. Honorary Professor, Catholic University Chile, WHO consultant Cardiovascular Diseases for 20 years. International Achievement Award AHA (1977); 1986 Franz Volhard Award, ISH; 1987 International Lecture, BCS, 1991 Henri Denolin Lecture, ESC, 1997 Riva-Rocci Award.
Research interests: pathophysiology, and therapy of hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases; neural control of circulation.
Guidelines Committee of the WHO/ISH since inception to 1999 and of the 2003, 2007, 2013 ESH/ESC hypertension guidelines.
Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Hypertension.