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Associate Professor Annette Peters

Helmholtz Center Munich - German Research Center for Environment and Health, Munich (Germany)

Annette Peters is director of the Institute of Epidemiology at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and Professor of Epidemiology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany. She studied biology and mathematics in Germany and epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health and has pioneered work identifying the link between ambient particulate matter and cardiovascular disease. As head of the KORA cohort in Augsburg and the German National Cohort, her research focus today is to understand the role of epigenetics, metabolism and immune activity in the interaction of genes and environment. In 2019, she received the prestigious John Goldsmith Award for her achievements in the field of environmental epidemiology. Link to the website of the Institute of Epidemiology: https://www.helmholtz-muenchen.de/epi

The cardiovascular hazards of climate change.

Event: ESC Congress 2020

Topic: Environmental Aspects of Heart Disease

Session: Environmental Hazards and the Heart


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