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Real world implementation of dual anti-platelet therapy (DAPT) in high-risk, post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients: Where are we now?
Professor Robert Storey

Professor Robert Storey

Professor Robert Storey is a professor of cardiology at the University of Sheffield. He is also Academic Director and an honorary consultant cardiologist for the Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Directorate at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has a special interest in the management of ischaemic heart disease, including acute coronary syndromes and coronary intervention.

Professor Storey served as a member of the executive committees for the DISPERSE2, PLATO and PEGASUS-TIMI 54 studies, leading the platelet function sub-studies for these trials and of the steering committees for the TRA-CER, EPICOR and ATLANTIC studies. He is currently a member of the steering committees for the COMPLETE, RAPID CTCA, SENIOR RITA and AUGUSTUS studies. He has been the head of a thrombosis research group at the University of Sheffield since 2002. 

Professor Storey was Chair of the Working Group on Thrombosis of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) from 2012–2014 and has been a task force member for several ESC guidelines on non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes (2011 and 2015) and dyslipidaemias (2011).

Long-term dual anti-platelet therapy (DAPT) in high-risk, post myocardial infarction (MI) patients: Where are we now?
Professor Philippe Gabriel Steg

Professor Philippe Gabriel Steg

Dr Philippe Gabriel Steg is a professor of cardiology at Université Paris Diderot and the National Heart and Lung Institute of Imperial College London. He is also an interventional cardiologist and Chief of the Cardiology Department at Hôpital Bichat, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris.

Dr Steg participates in the leadership of many trials in coronary artery disease and is currently Chair/co-Chair or principal investigator of several large clinical trials or registries such as ODYSSEY Outcomes, CLARIFY, THEMIS, REALITY, and SCORED. He is Chair of the FACT: French Alliance for Cardiovascular Clinical Trials academic research network, was co-Chair of the REACH registry and the GRACE registry publication committee, and participated in numerous data monitoring committees or clinical events committees.

Dr Steg is co-Coordinator of the Département Hospitalo-Universitaire FIRE affiliated with INSERM, Université Paris Diderot and Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, and Coordinator of the iVASC research consortium. He has authored over 1,000 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, is Associate Editor for Circulation and on the editorial board for the European Heart Journal. He received the silver medal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in 2011 and co-chaired the ESC task force in charge of the 2012 Guidelines for management of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.