Fondazione per il Tuo cuore (Heart Care Foundation Onlus - HCF) is a research foundation founded in 1998 and registered in the ONLUS registry. Its aim is to provide citizens with correct information on cardiovascular diseases and to support scientific research in the cardiovascular field. HCF, with its ANMCO (Italian Association of Hospital Cardiologists) Research Center directed by Dr. Maggioni, possesses all the tools required to manage clinical studies focused on crucial clinical questions that can lead to results with a significant impact on clinical practice. HCF collaborates with independent institutions and in the last 5 years it has coordinated large observational study (BLITZ-HF, EYESHOT-POST MI, BLITZ-AF, MATADOR-PCI, COPE, BLITZ-AF Cancer) and has also co-ordinated the Italian sites in multinational large-scale clinical trials planned by pharmaceutical companies (Val-Heft, Valiant, CHARM, etc.). ANMCO Association together with the "Mario Negri" Institute for Pharmacological Research is the promoter of the GISSI Studies since the very beginning.
Investigators from ANMCO Research Center of the HCF Onlus will be responsible for management, data analysis and GCP monitoring of the AFFIRMO project.