Professor Mehman Mamedov graduated from the I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy in 1993. He continued his medical education as a cardiology intern at the Medical Centre for the President of the Russian Federation, at the Central Clinical Hospital. Dr Mamedov holds a PhD degree (1997) from the National Research Centre for Preventive Medicine. His thesis was entitled, “The components of the metabolic syndrome in arterial hypertension patients”. In 2001, he wrote a higher doctorate thesis on, “The clinical and biochemical peculiarities and approaches to the pharmaceutical management of the metabolic syndrome”. Under Dr Mamedov’s supervision, 9 PhD and 1 higher doctorate theses were achieved. Today Dr. Mamedov is Head of the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Approaches on the Prevention of Chronic Non-communicable Diseases at the National Research Centre for Preventive Medicine; Vice-President of the Cardioprogress Foundation, and Deputy Chief Editor of the International Heart and Vascular Disease Journal. He is also member of the Board of the Russian Society of Cardiology and Head of the Diabetes and CVD Section, member of the editorial board of the journals Cardiology and Cardiovascular Prevention and Therapy and the organizer of the annual International Forum of Cardiology and Internal medicine in Moscow and 4 regional conferences. Dr Mamedov M. is an author of more than 300 scientific works, including 14 monographs and books, some of which were published in English. His Hirsch index is 28, Scopus and Web of science index -5. The scientific interests of Dr Mamedov encompass cardiometabolic disorders, disorders of lipid metabolism, men’s health problems, prognosis and correction of cardiovascular risk, early markers of atherosclerosis, prediabetes and diabetes, epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and chronic non-inflectional diseases.