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J. Rafael Sadaba

J. Rafael Sadaba, MSc FRCS CTh

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra (CHN)
Irunlarrea 3
Pamplona  31008
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Associated Clinical Professor University of Navarra.
Coordinator for Research and Innovation. Directorate for Diseases of the Heart. CHN.
Lead Clinician. Cardiovascular Translational Research. NavarraBiomed (Miguel Servet Foundation).
Chair EACTS Francis Fontan Fund for Education.
Secretary European Board for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
Member Board of Directors CTSnet.
Associated Editor Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery .
Member Education Committee. European Society of Cardiology.
Member Academic training/personal development - task force of the European Associaton for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).


Stem cell therapy
Myocardial fibrosis and aortic valve disease
Natural User Interfaces


Biomarkers in heart valve disease

Molecular and cellular basis of heart valve disease

Stem cell therapy for ischaemic heart disease


School of Medicine. Basque Country University. Bilbao (Spain)
Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals, UK. Basic Surgical Training .
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).
University of Leeds. School of Medicine. MSc (by research).
Yorkshire Deanery, UK. Specialist Registrar Cardio-thoracic Surgery.
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Perth, Australia. Senior Registrar Cardio-thoracic Surgery.
Intercollegiate Board Examination in Cardiothoracic Surgery (UK).