Coordinator: Adelino Leite-Moreira is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon and a Full Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. He is also the Head of the Department of Physiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Coordinator of the Cardiovascular R&D Center at the same institution. As a doctor, he is a Senior Consultant at the affiliated University Hospital Center of São João. His research interests include cardiothoracic surgery, diastolic function, heart failure, right ventricular function, and pulmonary hypertension. He has authored more than 370 full-papers in prestigious international journals (h-index: 52). He was granted more than 12 million € on competitive calls (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, European Union FP7, Portuguese Society of Cardiology, Portuguese Academy of Medicine, and Portuguese Ministry of Health) and has been awarded several major scientific prizes.