Dr. James Januzzi is currently the Hutter Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a Physician in the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiology Division. He is also a faculty member at the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. He graduated as the top-ranked student in the Class of 1994 from New York Medical College and performed a residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in cardiology and cardiac ultrasound at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the staff at MGH in 2000, and is a clinician, teacher, and experienced clinical researcher and clinical trialist.
Dr. Januzzi’s work has contributed greatly to the understanding of cardiac biomarker testing, where his work with several markers has set international standards for use in diagnosis, prognosis, and management of patients suffering from acutely decompensated heart failure, chronic heart failure as well as those with acute coronary syndromes. He has published more than 450 manuscripts, book chapters, and review articles, and has edited two text books on cardiac biomarker testing as well as the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiology Review Book. He is on the editorial board of numerous scientific journals, including current service as an Associate Editor at the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure. He was the chairman of the NT-proBNP and ST2 Consensus Panels, and lead author of the Heart Failure Section for the Universal Definition of MI Biomarker Task Force as well as section editor and member of the working group for the 2013 ACC/AHA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Heart Failure. He is currently the Chair of the ACC Task Force on Expert Consensus Statements.