Dr Ludovit Paulis

Full Name (including title): Ludovit Paulis, MD, PhD, MPH, FESC

Education (including subjects):

2017 Slovak Medical University in Bratislava, Faculty of public health: Master of Public Health (MPH)

2010 Pavol Josef Safarik University in Kosice, Faculty of Natural Sciences: Biology (RNDr)

2007 Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Medicine: Normal and Pathological Physiology (PhD)

2006 Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Medicine: General Medicine (MD)

2004 Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Medicine: Physics (MSc)

Place of Employment:

Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Current Research or area of work:

The search for novel means for cardiovascular protection, such as the effects of melatonin, or renin-angiotensin-aldosterone interfering agents. Recently, in particular, different approaches to target the AT2 receptor and Mas receptor axis and their effect in various models of cardiovascular diseases. The aim is to employ methods allowing bench-to-bedside translation of experimental outcomes such as animal disease models, animal echocardiography, ex vivo vessel reactivity and biochemical tests having pendants in clinical practice.

Leadership Roles:

Executive Committee of the ECCR

Executive Committee of the Working Group of Experimental Cardiology of the Slovak Cardiology Society

Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

Reason they joined ECCR in particular why you wanted to be on the Committee:

Because ECCR is an interesting and (currently almost) rare concept of small focused society connecting young and senior, experimental and clinical researchers in a friendly atmosphere providing ample opportunities for networking and exchange of ideas, thoughts and results.


Favourite book that you would recommend and why:

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! A book that contributed to my decision to embark on a scientific path.


Journals that you find interesting:

Hypertension, Hypertension Research, Nature, outside of the professional area: Historia


Something personal about yourself outside of work (something you enjoy doing, an unusual hobby or challenge:

Sailing, hearing only the sounds of wind and the sea. Travel.