Carlo Briguori was born in Catanzaro (Italy), on June 28, 1967. In 1991 he had his bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery at the “Federico II” University School of Medicine in Naples. In 1995 he had his Board Certification in Cardiology at the “Federico II” University School of Medicine in Naples. In 2000 he had his PhD in Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular System at the University School of Modena (Italy).

From 1999 to 2002 he was research fellow in Interventional Cardiology, at the Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology in San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, under the guidance of Antonio Colombo. Since 2002 he has been chief of the Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology at the Clinica Mediterranea in Naples, Italy. At present Dr. Briguori his also consultant and co-director of clinical research at the Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology, “Vita e Salute” University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan (Italy). 

Dr. Briguori is fellow of the American College of Cardiology, of Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and member of the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology & Coronary Pathophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, Italian Society of Cardiology, and Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology. He is referee of some of the most prestigious international journals in the field of cardiovascular disease (New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Lancet, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, European Heart Journal  and Heart). 

Dr. Briguori is author and co-author of more than 150 studies published on some of the most prestigious international journals in the field of cardiovascular disease. The principal fields of interest are 1) contrast agent associated nephrotoxicity, 2) prevention periprocedural complications during coronary angioplasty/stenting; 3) percutaneous revascularization in patients with diabetes mellitus, and 3) therapeutic myocardial angiogenesis.