Chronic Heart Failure
Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)
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Christoph Maack received his MD at the University of Cologne (Germany) in 2000. From 2000 to 2017, he worked at the Department of Cardiology at the University of the Saarland in Homburg, Germany. Between 2002 and 2005, he was a post-doc in the lab of Brian O’Rourke at the Department of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, US. In 2017, he became Spokesperson of the Comprehensive Heart Failure Center (CHFC) at the University Clinic in Würzburg, Germany, where he also chairs the Department of Translational Science. His work focuses on cellular defects in chronic heart failure, with a special emphasis on the mechanisms of contractile, mitochondrial and metabolic dysfunction in heart failure.
ESC 365 is supported by Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Alliance, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance, Novartis Pharma AG and Vifor Pharma in the form of educational grants. The sponsors were not involved in the development of this platform and had no influence on its content.
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