Giuseppe De Luca, MD, PhD

Aggregate Professor of Cardiology
Chief Interventional Cardiology
Eastern Piedmont University Mazzini 18, 28100
Novara, Italy


Dr. Luca is Chief of Interventional Cardiology at the Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria “Maggiore della Carità” in Novara, Italy. Having performed over 3,000 coronary angioplasties, Prof. De Luca is a major worldwide expert in the setting of acute myocardial infarction. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EAPCI) and the recipient of several prestigious international scientific awards, including the Thomas J. Linnemeier Spirit of Interventional Cardiology Young Investigator Award. An author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications, Prof. De Luca is Aggregate Professor of Cardiology at Eastern Piedmont University. He is Director of the University’s Laboratory of Molecular Cardiology, where he is currently conducting several studies on pharmacogenomics, genetic predisposition to atherosclerosis, no-reflow phenomenon, and left ventricular remodeling after STEMI.

Research Interest

His current research interests include: STEMI; platelet and antiplatelet therapies; coronary stenting; genetic polymorphisms; Atherosclerosis

Scientific Activities


• Member of the Italian Society of Cardiology
• European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EAPCI)


Total number of publications with IF (per extenso) 192