University Hospital Munster - UKM, Muenster (Germany)
Wolfgang Linke received a doctorate from University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany) and postdoctoral training at University of Washington (Seattle, USA). He was a Research Assistant at Institute of Physiology, University of Heidelberg (Germany) and spent sabbaticals at the Mayo Clinic Rochester and Columbia University New York. From 2003 to 2009 he was Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at University of Muenster (Germany) and from 2009 to 2017 Department Chair and Professor for Cardiovascular Physiology at Ruhr University Bochum (Germany). Since 2017, he is Professor of Physiology and Director of the Institute of Physiology II at University Medicine Muenster. He also holds a guest professorship at University Medicine in Goettingen (Germany). His scientific interests include basic and translational research on heart failure and cardiomyopathies, with a focus on cardiomyocyte function. Among others, he is a Fellow of the ISHR and the ESC, and Academician of the Gottingen Academy of Sciences.