Dr. Gabriele Crimi is an Interventional Cardiologist at IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy. He is actively performing elective and urgent coronary interventions since 2008. He is author of several publications on international journals. He was recipient of national and international awards for clinical and scientifical production. Among these in 2010 he received the Best Challenging Case Award at TCT Conference Washington, DC (USA) for the technical solution of complex percutaneous structural intervention: “Trans-apical aortic valve implantation complicated by left main occlusion, recovery with trans-femoral PCI and stenting". In 2014 he received the Young Author Achievement Award for JACC Cardiovascular Intervention, Washington, DC (USA) for the manuscript: "Remote ischemic post-conditioning of the lower limb during primary PCI safely reduces enzymatic infarct size in anterior myocardial infarction: a randomized controlled trial". His scientific interests focus on ischemia/reperfusion injury, myocardial infarction, acute kidney injury and radial access interventions."