Ioan Gutiu MD, PhD was a professor of medicine at "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Bucharest-Romania. His works, presented in conferences and in journals, are centered on atherogenesis, atherosclerosis risk factors, metabolic syndrome, role of some metabolic components in promoting of cardiovascular disease (uric acid, serum magnesium), role of inflammation in atherosclerosis, etc. He is the author of medical books and chapters of books. He is member of numberous societies of cardiology such as European Society of Cardiology, European Society of Atherosclerosis, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), European Heart Failure Society.