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 Thomas Munzel
Thomas Munzel
Thomas Munzel Thomas Munzel

University Medical Center of Mainz, Mainz (Germany)

Specialities : Interventional Cardiology , Risk Factors and Prevention, Valvular Heart Disease, Risk Factors and Prevention, Basic Science

Thomas Münzel MD, is Chief of the Department of Cardiology at the University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. He is an interventionist and also a vascular biologist and got his post doc training as a vascular biologist at the Institute of Applied Physiology, Professor Eberhard Bassenge, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg and in the Laboratories of David G Harrison, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA with focus on endothelial function and oxidative stress. He is co-initiator of the Gutenberg Health Study, one of the largest prospective cohort trials worldwide and was the founding director of the Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis, CTH in Mainz. Since 2011, his research group is focusing on environmental risk factors for cardiovascular disease with a focus on aircraft noise and air pollution.

8 presentations from this speaker

Polluted cities: the detrimental effect on the cardiovascular system.

Event : EAPC Essentials 4 You 2020

  • Session : Putting environment at the heart of prevention
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)

Aicraft noise and cardiovascular disease.

Event : ESC Preventive Cardiology (Formerly EuroPrevent) 2019

  • Session : Environment: a new risk factor?
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)

Urban design as a tool for improving cardiovascular health

Event : ESC Congress 2019

  • Session : Environment and cardiovascular health
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)

Mechanisms that link air pollution to coronary artery disease and stroke.

Event : ESC Congress 2017

  • Session : Air pollution and heart disease
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)

Cover your ears: the impact of noise

Event : ESC Congress 2016

  • Session : Environment and cardiovascular diseases
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)
  • Joint with the Japanese Circulation Society (JCS)

Future direction for research on the environment and cardiovascular health

Event : ESC Congress 2015

  • Session : Uncovering environmental impacts on cardiovascular health
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)

Loud but not clear: the impact of noise and smoke on the cardiovascular diseases.

Event : ESC Congress 2015

  • Session : We are what we breathe: the effect of pollution
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)

The effects of environmental noise exposure on hypertension and CV risk.

Event : ESC Congress 2015

  • Session : Environment, hypertension and cardiovascular risk
  • Speaker : T Munzel (Mainz,DE)
  • ESC and the CHF/Great Wall ICC

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