Prof. Rupert Bauersachs was appointed Director of the Dept. of Vascular Medicine, Darmstadt, Germany, in 2003.
He received his MD from the University of Munich, was a Postdoc at the Dept. of Pharmacology, Munich and a Research Fellow of the AHA at USC, Los Angeles, CA. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in Munich and the Universities of Mainz and Frankfurt. He is certified for Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Haemostaseology, Diabetology, Phlebology, and Aviation Medicine.
He became a faculty member of the University of Frankfurt and Head of the Dept. of Vascular Medicine in 1999. Since 2012, he has a Professorship for Vulnerable Individuals and Populations (VIP-TH) at the Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis (CTH), University of Mainz. He is council member for the German Societies of Angiology and Phlebology and is active in various other scientific societies. He has published > 100 original papers, and his scientific work has received several prizes.