Luis G. Ortega Paz, M.D., is an academic cardiologist. He was trained in cardiovascular diseases at the Cardiovascular Institute of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona at the University of Barcelona. His primary research topics are clinical trials, antiplatelet therapy, platelet biology, acute coronary syndromes, and COVID-19-associated cardiovascular complications. He has published over 75 articles in indexed journals and five book chapters. He has been an investigator of several randomized clinical trials and prospective registries. He has presented lectures, oral communications, and Late-breaking clinical trials at international congresses. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in medicine and translational research program from the University of Barcelona. He is a professional member of the European Society of Cardiology, ESC thrombosis working group, and the European Interventional Cardiology Society. He is a member of the editorial team of EuroIntervention journal (section editor) and a peer reviewer for top cardiovascular medical journals.