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Helge Skulstad

Helge Skulstad, MD, PhD, FESC, FEACVI, Head of Section of Cardiac Function, Department of Cardiology, Rikshospitalet, OUH. He is also an Associate Professor at Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo and Associated Editor in Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal

Cand med, University of Oslo, 1990

PhD, University of Oslo 2006: “New insights into the function of normal and ischaemic myocardium. A clinical and experimental ultrasound study”

Board certificate in Internal Medicine in 2000 and Cardiology in 2006.

He has over 70 papers international scientific publications. His main topics of research is cardiac function by echocardiography, cardiac mechanics, dyssynchrony and congenital heart disease.

Helge Skulstad is group leader of T1, Valvular disease, at Precardio  Center for Innovation, an SFI center for research based innovation funded by the Research Council of Norway. His main interest in Procardio is to develop automatic detection of severe valvular heart disease to improve diagnosis and treatment of these patients.