Gianluca Iacobellis

Professor of Clinical

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Pioneered the research on epicardial adipose tissue

Invented ultrasound technique to measure epicardial fat thickness

Leading clinical trials on epicardial fat as novel therapeutic target and risk factor for CAD and diabetes


Extensively published on epicardial adipose tissue in high rank jourmals, such as Nature Endocrinology Reviews, Nature Cardiology Reviews, Trends in Endocrinology, JCEM, Obesity, American Journal of Cardiology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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