Daniela Cardinale, MD, PhD
European Institute of Oncology
Daniela Cardinale is director of the cardioncology unit at the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy, where she has been working since 1994.
Dr Cardinale graduated from the University of Milan in 1987 and specialised in cardiology (Milan 1992). Dr Cardinale worked at the operative unit of intensive cardiac care of the Centro Cardiologico Monzino from 1987 to 1990, and the cardiology division of S Raffaele Hospital of Milan from 1990 to 1994. In 2009, she obtained her PhD in cardiovascular physiopathology from the University of Milan.
Her professional experience and investigational interests focus on prevention, early detection, monitoring and treatment of cardiotoxicity; screening of cardiotoxicity in patients with cardiac disease; and malignant pericardial effusion evaluation and intrapericardial treatment. Dr Cardinale has been the vice-president of the International CardiOncology Society (ICOS) since 2009, and is a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).