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Professor Hugo Katus

University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg (Germany)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Prof. Hugo A Katus is Prof. of Intern. Med. He was until Oct 2020 Dir. of the Dep. of Intern. Med. III and Head of Intern. Med. at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He was also Head of Cardiology at two affiliated hospitals in the area. Prof. Katus is now emeritus and holds a position as senior prof. at the University and Hospital in Heidelberg. Prof. Katus is co-founder of the Acad. of German Cardiac Soc. and has served as President of German Cardiac Societey. Prof Katus invented the cardiac troponin T assay, for which he held a patent jointly with Roche Diagnostics. This invention changed practice of cardiology. In addition to his research interest in cardiac biomarkers he focused on molecular and genetic causes of cardiomyopathies and promoted in the translation of novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in heart failure. He is Co-Founder of Inocard and AaviGen, two start up companies developing gene therepies against heart failure

Management of risk factors in the elderly

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Risk Factors and Prevention

Session type: Official Joint Session

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Precision medicine: novel biomarkers for patient risk stratification

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Biomarkers

Session type: HowTo

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Everything you should know about cardiac troponins

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome

Session type: Symposium

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Meet the trialist - HiSTORIC

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Diagnostic Methods

Session type: Late-Breaking Science

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Data Analysis

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Big Data and Digital Twin

Session type: Pitch Session

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Other e-Health and Digital Health

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Hospital Information Systems, Electronic Medical Records, Clinical Decision Support

Session type: Pitch Session

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Troponin times are changing

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Infarction acute phase non STEMI

Session type: HowTo

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Heart Team in action - Optimising decisions around valvular interventions

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Aortic valve surgery

Session type: Rapid Fire Abstracts

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How to use biomarkers to optimize diagnosis and risk stratification of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Infarction acute phase STEMI

Session type: Satellite Symposium

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