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Professor Heribert Schunkert

German Heart Center of Munich, Munich (Germany)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Heribert Schunkert, MD is Professor of Cardiology of the Technische Universität München and Director of the Cardiology Department, German Heart Centre Munich since 2012. He completed a research fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA and clinical fellowships at Beth Israel Hospital, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, and the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, before he became assistant and associate professor in Regensburg. From 2002-2012 Prof. Schunkert was Director of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Luebeck. He conducts research in the molecular genetics of multifactorial cardiovascular disease, coordinates several EU- and BMBF-sponsored projects as well as the European-American Leducq network CADgenomics to identify the genetic roots of myocardial infarction. He is the author of more than 700 publications in international journals.

Genes or proteins: what is best for clinical guidance in cardiovascular multimorbidity?

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2024

Topic: Prevention

Session type: Case-Based Session


Late-Breaking Science - Innovations in drug treatment

Event: ESC Congress 2022

Topic: European Society of Cardiology

Session type: Late-Breaking Science


What does science teach us about life with genetic heart disease?

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Basic Science

Session type: Symposium


Meet the Experts: genetic variants in cardiovascular disease – what clinicians need to know

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Myocardial Disease

Session type: Meet the Experts


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