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The Initiative

Prof. Evgeny Shlyakhto

Prof. Evgeny Shlyakhto
Almazov Res. Inst. of Cardiology,
St Petersburg, Russia
1977 Graduated from St. Petersburg Pavlov Medical University. Residency
1978 - 1979 Residency
1980 - 1984 Fellowship
1984 - 1993 Assistant Professor
1993 - 1997 Professor of the Chair of Internal Medicine (Pavlov Medical State University, St.Petersburg)
1997 - Head of the Chair of Internal Medicine (Pavlov Medical State University, St.Petersburg)
1994 - 2001 Vice Rector on Research (Pavlov Medical State University, St.Petersburg)
2001 - Director of Federal Almazov Heart Blood Endocrinology Centre
Scientific and academic degrees
1983 Ph D
1991 D Med. Sci.
1993 Professor of Internal Medicine
2004 Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Medical Scienc
Membership in International and National Societies
European Society of Cardiology (Fellow)
International Society of Hypertension
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
Russian Society of Cardiology (Vice-President)
Russian Society of Internal Medicine
Russian Society of Atherosclerosis
Main fields of research
Arterial hypertension, metabolic cardiovascular syndrome, congestive heart failure, molecular biology and genetics, clinical pharmacology
Selected monographs/books and publications
"Borderline Arterial Hypertension" (1992),
"Antihypertensive Drugs" (1997),
"Cardiovascular Diseases" (1997),
"Metabolic Cardiovascular Syndrome" (1999),
"Kidneys and Arterial Hypertension" (1999),
"Internal Diseases" (2001),
"Endocrinology" (2004);
Autonomic Nervous System and Arterial Hypertension (2008),
Cardiovascular Remodeling in Arterial Hypertension (2009).
Marinobufagenin in Hypertensive Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. // Cell Mol Biol. 2006 Dec 30;52(8):24-27.
Shlyakhto E.V., Conrady A.O. Renin-Angiotensin System Gene Polymorphism and Regression of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Hypertension. // Current Pharmacogenomics, 2007, 5: P.84-89.
Hanon O., Berrou J.P., Negre-Pages L., Goch J.H., Nádházi Z., Petrella R., Sedefdjian A., Sévenier F.,
Shlyakhto E.V., Pathak A. Effects of hypertension therapy based on eprosartan on systolic arterial blood pressure and cognitive function: primary results of the Observational Study on Cognitive Function and Systolic Blood Pressure Reduction Open-Label study. // J. Hypertension, 2008, 26 (8): P.1642-50.
Kostareva A, Gudkova A, Sjöberg G, Mörner S, Semernin E, Krutikov A, Shlyakhto E, Sejersen T. //  Deletion in TNNI3 gene is associated with restrictive cardiomyopathy Int J Cardiol. 2009 Jan 24;131(3):410-2.
Development of followers
Under Professor Evgeny Shlyakhto guidance 48 persons acquired Ph.D degree and 16 - D.Med.Sci. degree.
Editorial boards
International : "Journal of Hypertension" (member of Editorial Board,

National : Arterial Hypertension (Editor-in-chief), Pavlov State Medical University Scientific Papers (Vice Editor-in-chief), "Journal of Heart Failure", "Heart", "Cardiovascular Therapy and Prophylaxis"

Professor Evgeny Shlyakhto is an organizer and manager in charge of medical service,  Chief Cardiologist in St. Petersburg and North-West region of Russian Federation (2001- present time)