Vicente Artola Arita

PhD Student

Vicente Artola Arita received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2012 at Universidad de El Salvador, El Salvador, Central America. In 2015 he received both his Master degree in Health Administration at Universidad Andrés Bello, El Salvador and Master degree in HIV  at Universidad del Rey Juan Carlos, Spain. He has been involved in research since then working at the National Health Institute and at the Salvadoran Social Security Institute in Salvador; in 2018 he started his PhD fellowship at the Department of Cardiology, UMCG, the Netherlands. He is one of the 16 Early Stage Researchers from the PROMINENT consortium focusing on personalized medicine. His aim is on pathophysiological mechanisms of atrial fibrillation. His research topics include biological pathways and  early echocardiographic markers of atrial fibrillation. He is collaborates in studies on the matter such as AFRISK and RACE V.

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My projects


Reappraisal of Atrial Fibrillation: Interaction between hyperCoagulability, Electrical remodeling, and Vascular Destabilisation in the Progression of AF


Identification of a risk profile to guide atrial fibrillation therapy


Personalised Medicine in Chronic Disease Management