Johann Bauersachs is the full professor and Head of the Department of Cardiology at the Hannover Medical School (MHH), Germany. He is an interventional cardiologist with special interests in acute coronary syndromes, left ventricular healing and remodeling, acute and chronic heart failure. He is particularly interested in the pathophysiology and treatment of peri peripartum cardiomyopathy, in aldosterone andmineralocorticoid receptor-mediated mechanisms, and in the role of non-coding RNAs.
Prof. Bauersachs is Executive Board Member of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC, Chair of the HFA Clinical Section, and Chair of the HFA Study Group on Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. He is Chair of the Cardiovascular Section of the Medical Review Board, German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG), and Speaker of the DFG-Clinical Research Group (KFO) 311 “Pre-terminal heart and lung failure - mechanical unloading and repair”.