Anush L. Barkhudaryan
Academic Background
September 2005 - June 2008 Post-graduate clinical residency program, Department of Internal Diseases № 1, Division of Cardiopulmonology, Erebouni Medical Center, Yerevan, Armenia. Degree awarded: General Cardiologist
May 2007 - July 2007 Ultrasound Training Center of Armenia (affil. with the Ultrasound Research and Education Institute of Thomas Jefferson University, USA). Certificate awarded in Diagnostic Echocardiography
September 1999 - July 2005 Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi, Faculty of General Medicine. Degree awarded: Doctor of Medicine (M.D., GPA 3.8/4.0)

Professional Experience
October 2009 - September 2010 Clinical research fellow, Division of Applied Cachexia Research, Department of Cardiology, Charité Medical School, Berlin
Since November 2011 Attending physician/research assistant, Department of Cardiology, Clinic of General and Invasive Cardiology, University Hospital № 1
June 2014-December 2018 PhD fellow, Department of Cardiology, Yerevan State Medical University

Research Interests
Heart failure; Onco-cardiology; Cachexia; Echocardiography; Cardiomyopathies

Institutional Affiliations, Clinical Internships
September - December 2003 Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CCU), University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
October 2009 - September 2010 Division of Applied Cachexia Research, Department of Cardiology, Charité University Medical School, Berlin, Germany

Scholarships and Fellowships
2008 Open Medical Institute (OMI) Fellowship, Salzburg Cleveland Seminar in “Cardiac Imaging”
2009 - 2010 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Research Grant for Doctoral Candidates, Young Scientists and Academics
2012 AAF/OMI Fellowship to attend Salzburg Weill Cornell Seminar in “Cardiology”
2013 DAAD Equipment Grant (№ 548.104401.342)
2014 AAF Scholarship to attend Obervership Program in Cardiology, Vienna General Hospital
2014 DAAD Re-invitation Grant
2015 Travel grant by the Young Scientists Support Program (YSSP), Youth Foundation of Armenia
2016 OMI Observership in Cardiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria

Memberships in Organizations
Since 2005 - Armenian Cardiologists Association (ACA) (№: 00102)
Since 2007 - European Society of Cardiology (ESC) (ID: 260991)
Since 2007 - Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC (№: HFA/260991/20071008)

Participation and Contribution to Scientific Meetings (2006-2022)
Open Medical Institute (OMI) Satellite Symposium in Cardiology organized by the American Austrian Foundation and Fund for Armenian Relief (June 23-24, 2006, Yerevan, Armenia).
VI International Congress of Medical Sciences (ICMS) (May 10-13, 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria).
VI Congress of the Armenian Cardiologists Association (May 24-26, 2007, Yerevan, Armenia).
II International Medical Congress of Armenia (June 28-30, 2007, Yerevan, Armenia).
I French-Armenian Conference on Cardiovascular Medicine (November 1-2, 2007, Yerevan, Armenia).
Salzburg Cleveland Medical Seminar in “Cardiac Imaging” (December 7-13, 2008, Salzburg, Austria).
DAAD Summer School on “Latest developments in Diagnosis and Therapy of Cancer” (October 17-25, 2009, Borstel, Germany).
DAAD Summer School on “Infectious Diseases” (September 11-19, 2010, Borstel, Germany).
Salzburg Weill Cornell Seminar in “Cardiology” (October 7-13, 2012, Salzburg, Austria).
IX Congress of the Armenian Cardiologists Association (May 15-17, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia).
OMI Satellite Symposium in Diabetes (September 2, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia).
VIII Intl. Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting (December 4-6, 2015, Paris, France).
Great (Global Research on Acute Conditions Team) XIII Meeting (October 30, 2020, Basel, Switzerland)
Digital medArt Basel 2021 (June 21-25, 2021 Basel, Switzerland)

Technical Skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, Microsoft Photo Editor, Microsoft Publisher, Adobe PhotoShop 7.0, Corel Draw 10, Web browsers, Multimedia Applications.

Proficiency in Armenian, Russian, English and German

Anush L. Barkhudaryan

Researcher | Faculty of Biology - Laboratory of Fungal Biology and Biotechnology


A. Barkhudaryan, Rapior S., Badalyan S. M.

Recent progress in research on the pharmacological potential of mushrooms and prospects for their clinical application | Medicinal Mushrooms - Recent Progress in Research and Development. Eds. D. Agrawal & M. Dhanаsekaran. Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 1-70

A. Barkhudaryan, Scherbakov N., Springer J., Doehner W.

Cardiac muscle wasting in patients with cancer cachexia | In: Stefan D. Anker, Stephan von Haehling, editors. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle. 2015; 4(6): 447. 8th Int. Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting; 2015 Dec 4-6; Paris, France


A. Barkhudaryan, Pfister O., Drexler B., Mueller C., Zhou Q.

Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoproliferative disorder of donor origin after heart transplantation | J Clin Images Med Case Rep. 2022;3(3):1704

A. Barkhudaryan, Badalyan S. M., Rapior S.

Medicinal Macrofungi as Cosmeceuticals: A Review | International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 2022;24(4):1-13

Badalyan S.M., Barkhudaryan A, Rapior S.

The Cardioprotective Properties of Agaricomycetes Mushrooms Growing in the Territory of Armenia (Review) | Int J Med Mushrooms. 23(5), 2021, p. 21-31

A. Barkhudaryan, Badalyan S. M., Rapior S.

The cardioprotective properties of Agaricomycetes mushrooms growing in the territory of Armenia | International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 2021;23(5):21-31

A. Barkhudaryan, Doehner W., Scherbakov N.

Ischemic Stroke and Heart Failure: Facts and Numbers. An Update | Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2021;10(5):1146
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