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Prof. Rainer Wessely

Dept. of Cardiology, Ev. Bethesda-Joh. Klinikum Duisburg

Brief Biography:

Education and graduate training • 1985-1991 School of Medicine, University of Heidelberg • 1992 Ph.D. (University of Heidelberg) • 2002 Habilitation (University of Technology, Munich) • 2008 Appointment Full Professor of Medicine (University of Technology, Munich) Postgraduate Training • 1992-1994 Internship and residency, Department of Medicine, University of Erlangen • 1994-1997 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, University of California, San Diego • 1997-2002 Completion of training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, German Heart Center and Department of Medicine, Technische Universitaet, Munich, Germany • 2002 Board certification in Internal Medicine and Cardiology • 1/2007 Board certification Intensive Care Medicine • 11/2002-12/2006 Attending physician, German Heart Center and University of Technology, Munich • 2010 Board certification Angiology • Currently Faculty, University of Technology, Munich Head, Dept. of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duisburg,Germany Memberships and Fellowships • Deutsches Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie – Herz- und Kreislaufforschung • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) • Fellow of the European Association for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EAPCI) • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) • Fellow of the Indian Society of Cardiology (honorable) Reviewer fort he following journals • Circulation • Ann Int Med • Circ Res • J Am Coll Cardiol • Arterioscl Thromb Vasc Biol • Cardiovasc Res • Transplantation • J Vasc Res • J Mol Cell Cardiol • J Interv Cardiol • Am J Pathol • Thromb Haemost • Clin Pharmacol Therap • Biochem Biophys Res Comm • J General Virology • Drug Delivery Today • Cellular Microbiology • IEC Nanobiotechnology • Drug delivery today • J Gene Med • J Virol Meth • Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol • Minerva Cardiol • Biomaterials • Cath Cardiovasc Interv • Eur Heart J • J Interv Cardiol, u.a. Editorial Board • Open Biology Journal • Research Reports in Clinical Cardiology • Journal of Interventional Cardiology

Academic positions:

Professor of Medicine Board certified cardiology and angiology

Research interests:

Atherosclerosis, Restenosis, Molecular Medicine, inflammatory heart disease

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