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Antoni Bayés-Genís

Antoni Bayés-Genís

Head of the Cardiology Department

Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona, ES


Antoni Bayés-Genís is Head of the Heart Institute at the University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol in Barcelona, and Professor of Cardiology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.

Prof Bayés-Genís is an expert on biomarker, including natriuretic peptides ST2 and neprilysin, having lectured on the subject at numerous international meetings and generated research data that were later included in clinical guidelines.

His research is focused in two main areas, one more clinical and another basic-translational. From the clinical standpoint, he is interested in precision medicine in heart failure, biomarkers, sudden death, devices, new treatment options and epidemiology. At the basic-translational level, he focuses on novel regenerative approaches to rejuvenate the heart, including tissue engineering and cell-derived products.

Prof Bayés-Genís is past President of the Catalan Society of Cardiology, past Editor of Revista Española de Cardiología, and a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia. He has published over 620 articles with more than 20,000 citations. 

Dr Antoni Bayés-Genís is on the Editorial Board of European Cardiology Review.

Featured Courses

A Race Against Time: Accelerating the Adoption of GDMT in Heart Failure
  • Not accredited

Learning objectives

  • Recall guideline recommendations for the use of NT-proBNP in heart failure
  • Describe current practices in heart failure diagnosis and the impact on treatment outcomes
  • Develop an optimised approach to the timely diagnosis and management of heart failure
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