Pascal Amedro is a Pediatric Cardiologist at the M3C Reference Centre for Complex Congenital Heart Diseases, Bordeaux University Hospital, France; and a researcher at the Liryc, the Electrophysiology and Heart Modelling Institute, Bordeaux University Foundation (https://www.ihu-liryc.fr/en/). He holds a PhD in public health and a certification to manage clinical research studies.
His main research activities have focused on evaluating and improving health-related quality of life in children and adults with congenital heart disease, with a special interest on physical activity, aerobic fitness and cardiac rehabilitation. He has directed many academic multicentric clinical trials, supported by national or European research grants. Currently, his main project is the QUALI-REHAB study, a center (https://youtu.be/Mkyi3MZy-gQ) and home-based (https://youtu.be/BU3JzCaczIQ) holistic cardiac rehabilitation program dedicated to children and young adults with chronic diseases (congenital heart diseases, inherited cardiac disorders, childhood cancer survivors, etc.). He is also involved in international randomized trials involving drug and adjuvant therapies in pediatric diseases.
He is a board member of the French Society of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, and the French Society of Pediatrics. He is the coordinator of the French national inter-university academic program of pediatric and congenital cardiology.