Massimo Caputo is a Professor of Congenital Cardiac Surgery at the University of Bristol, UK, and Visiting Professor of Congenital Cardiac Surgery, at theRUSH University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. His clinical interests include neonatal surgery, complex aortic surgery in young adults, minimally invasive pulmonary valve surgery, mitral and tricuspid valve repair. He performs over 200 complex major cardiac procedures per year. His research interests include developing innovative surgical strategies for Congenital Heart Surgery through randomized trials, in particular improving myocardial protection and CPB strategies, adult congenital heart surgery, complex valve repairs, regenerative medicine in congenital heart disease, and ischaemia reperfusion injury. Recently he was awarded the Sir Jules Thorn for Biomedical Research in stem cell and congenital heart disease.