Erling Falk M.D., Ph.D. serves as a Collaborator of Dr. Naghavi and a Member of Scientific Advisory Board at Endothelix, Inc. Dr. Falk was among the first to shed light on the role of plaque rupture in precipitating fatal myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death. Dr. Falk has authored hundreds of journal manuscripts and book chapters. Dr. Falk is a distinguished, world renowned Cardiovascular Pathologist and has made several discoveries related to the underlying cause of heart attack.