New Scientific Advisory Board for the IHU ICAN

At the December 16, 2021 Board of Directors meeting, ICAN announced the composition of its new Scientific Advisory Board . ICAN has a prestigious SAB (Scientific Advisory Board) which has grown from 4 to 5 members in order to strengthen international scientific collaborations and to cover the main fields of interest of the IHU.

Composed of personalities recognized by the international scientific community in the field of cardiometabolism and nutrition, the SAB participates in the definition of ICAN’s scientific strategy and evaluates its scientific performance. It therefore plays a very important role in the scientific trajectory of ICAN.

Members of the SAB:

New Members

Pr André Carpentier

Scientific Director of the CHUS Research Centre

Professor at the Canadian Research Chair in Molecular Imaging of Diabetes

Department of Medicine

Sherbrooke University – Canada


Prof. Michael RODEN,

Director of the German Diabetes Center (DDZ), Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases – Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology at the University Hospital Düsseldorf



Pr Karin Sipido

Professor of Medicine and Head of Experimental Cardiology at the University of Leuven

Editor-in-Chief of Cardiovascular Research since January 2013


Renewed members

Pr Arnold von Eckardstein

Director of the Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Presidency POCT Commission, Medical Diagnostic Department

Co-Director, University Centre for Laboratory Medicine and Pathology – UZL



Professor Rozemarijn Vliegenthart

Radiologist and professor of cardiothoracic imaging at the University Medical Center of Groningen

The Netherlands.