Associate Professor - Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Elena Cavarretta is a MD, PhD and Associate Professor at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Her scientific interests are related to preventive cardiology, in particular the cardiovascular adaptation to exercise, the athlete's heart, cardiovascular non-invasive imaging, cardiomyopathies, oxidative stress and microRNAs as biomarkers of cardiovascular diseases. At present she is the elected secretary of the European nucleus of Sports Cardiology and Exercise of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) and a board member of the Italian Society of Sports Cardiology (SIC Sport). She is Deputy Editor for European Heart Journal-Case Reports, Preventive Cardiology section and for Minerva Cardiology Angiology.