Name of the research center: Research Centre Of Timisoara Institute Of Cardiovascular Diseases

Director of the research center: Professor Dan GAITA

Date of establishment/ acknowledgement: 05.03.2021

Research areas/ research opportunities:

I. PROJECTS

1. CROSS-BORDER PROJECT ROHU401 project “Improving health standards in the prevention, identification and treatment of cardiovascular and gynecological diseases in the cross-border area is prepared and developed by IBC Timişoara, as project leader, in partnership with Oradea County Emergency Clinical Hospital and the University of Debrecen (HungaryThe project is implemented within the Interreg VA Romania-Hungary Program and is financed by the European Union, through the European Regional Development Fund (2.5 million euros) and co-financed by the partner countries in the program, Romania and Hungary.

2. Development of public research, development infrastructure and creation of new infrastructures “AngioNET” – endowment program with angiographs in 17 hospitals in Romania The main objectives of the project are: increasing the research and development capacity of 17 medical units, research centers of the Academy of Medical Sciences in the field of angiography by equipping with state-of-the-art angiography equipment by establishing the National Register of Interventional Treatment of ACS (acute coronary syndromes).Among the objectives is the realization of a clinical research by including 100 patients on average on each research center, respectively the creation of a training center in the field of angiography.

3. Program “Challenges in Public Health at European Level” funded by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021 Predefined projects Project no.4: Myocardial infarction registry: Creation of a left ventricular remodeling follow-up registry after acute myocardial infarction, in order to prevent heart failure.Implementers: “Niculae Stancioiu” Heart Institute Cluj-Napoca in partnership with Timișoara Heart Institute, Oradea County Emergency Hospital and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway and Tromso University Hospital, Norway.

4. Screening program to identify patients with cardiovascular risk factors MySMIS _133508, entitled “Everything for your heart!”

5. The new robotic exoskeleton with integrated virtual reality system for cardiac rehabilitation-Project code: PN-III-P2-2.1-PED-2019-1057;CONTRACT NO.535 PED / 2020

II. ORGANIZATION OF SCIENTIFIC EVENTS 2021

  1. CardioRenal Course 2021
  2. TIAR- March 19 th, 2021
  3. Timisoara Cardio Culture October 21-23, 2021

III. CLINICAL TRIALS

  1. AEGIS II: Study to Investigate CSL112 in Subjects With Acute Coronary Syndrome
  2. FINEARTS-HF: Study to Evaluate the Efficacy (Effect on Disease) and Safety of Finerenone on Morbidity (Events Indicating Disease Worsening) & Mortality (Death Rate) in Participants With Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (Proportion of Blood Expelled Per Heart Stroke) Greater or Equal to 40% (FINEARTS-HF)
  3. EMPACT-MI: A Study to Test Whether Empagliflozin Can Lower the Risk of Heart Failure and Death in People Who Had a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
Members list:

Titular members:

Nr.

Name and surname of the titular member
(didactic/ researchpersonnel)

Didactic/ researchdegree

1.

Dan Gaita

Professor MD PhD

2.

Lucian Petrescu

Professor MD PhD

3.

Simona Dragan

Professor MD PhD

4.

Adina Ionac

Professor MD PhD

5.

Marian Gaspar

Professor MD PhD

6.

Constantin T. Luca

Associate Professor MD PhD

7.

Cristian Mornos

Associate Professor MD PhD

8.

Horea Feier

Associate Professor MD PhD

9.

Dragos Cozma

Associate Professor MD PhD

10.

Dana Velimirovici

Associate Professor MD PhD

11.

Mircea Iurciuc

MD Senior Lecturer PhD

12.

Simina Crisan

MD Senior Lecturer PhD

13.

Raluca Sosdean

Assistant Lecturer

14.

Cristina Vacarescu

Assistant Lecturer

15.

Iurciuc Stela

MD Senior Lecturer

16.

Streian Caius Glad

MD Senior Lecturer

 

Internal collaborators:

Nr.

Name and surname
(didactic/ researchpersonnel)

VBUMP Affiliation
(Discipline anddepartment)

1.

Petru Deutsch

Professor (Discipline of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, X-th Department )

2.

Danina Muntean

Professor (Discipline of Pathophysiology, III rd Department

3.

Alina Negru

Assistant Lecturer Discipline of Cardiology II, VI-th Department )

4.

Ramona Cozlac

AssistantLecturer (Discipline of Cardiology II, VI-th Department)

 

External collaborators:

Nr.

Name and surname
(didactic/ researchpersonnel)

Affiliation (Department, institution/university, city, country)

1.

Dana Maximov -Scientific researcher III rd degree

Scientific research-IBCV TIMISOARA

2.

Lucian Falnita – Scientific researcher III rd degree

Scientific research -IBCV TIMISOARA

3.

Svetlana Stoica – Scientific researcher Assistant

Scientific research –IBCV TIMISOARA

4.

Veronica Angelescu – Scientific researcher Assistant

Scientific research -IBCV TIMISOARA