Giuseppe Mancia is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Director of the Center of Epidemiology and Clinical Trials of the IRCSS Istituto Auxologico Italiano and President of the Hypertension Foundation of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH). His research addresses clinical and basic aspects of hypertension,metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular diseases. He is past-President of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), the ESH, the
European Society of Clinical Investigation, the Italian Society of Hypertension, the Working Group on Hypertension and the Heart of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the 2003, 2007, 2009
and 2013 ESH/ESC Guidelines Committee on Hypertension.
Professor Mancia has received many international and national research awards including the Heymans Award (International Pharmacology Society), Wright Award (Australian High Blood Pressure Council), Volhard and Tigersted Awards (ISH), Folkow Award (ESH), International Recordati Prize and Invernizzi Prize for Medicine. He has received several honorary professorships and degrees Honoris Causa from several Universities, and is Honorary Member of many international Scientific Societies. He has published more than 1500 papers in peer-reviewed Journals and edited or authored more than 20 books on hypertension, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.