Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences Federico II University of Naples Naples, Italy Dr Esposito is Full Professor of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Fellowship Program Director at Federico II University of Naples; he is also Director of the Division of Cardiology of the Federico II University of Naples and President-elect of the Italian Society of Invasive Cardiology (SICI-GISE). Prof. Esposito completed his training in cardiology and PhD program in Cardiovascular Physiopathology in Italy. Then, he attended post-doctoral fellowship at Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, Dept. Of Medicine and Cell Biology, Durham, NC, USA. In his earlier work, he practiced basic research in the field of cardiac remodeling and molecular mechanisms of atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction. Since the beginning of his education, the main focus of his clinical activity has been interventional cardiology: Prof. Esposito is an expert operator of coronary and structural heart interventions. He has been actively involved in the construction and organization of the local network for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in Campania that allowed patients suffering from this condition to have direct access to primary percutaneous coronary intervention without delay. Prof. Esposito conducted as principal investigator a multitude of clinical trials and basic projects, building up a productive and dynamic research network. Areas of his main interests include percutaneous coronary intervention, antithrombotic therapy, measures for primary and secondary prevention, structural heart disease and heart failure. He has received several awards for his contribution and commitment in the field of cardiology from national and international institutions and is being an experienced and trusted mentor for young cardiologists. He is also member of the most important national and international cardiology societies and component of the editorial board of preeminent medical journals.