Curriculum vitae

Education and Career

Since 2019
Attending physician, Heart Center, University of Freiburg, Germany, Department of Cardiology and Angiology I
Heart failure and Heart transplant

2019
Specialist Emergency medicine

2017
Specialist Internal medicine

since 2017
Leader of the Cardiovascular Pharmacology Research Group Freiburg

2016-2017
Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Working group of Prof. Dr. Lutz Hein, cardiovascular epigenetics.

2011-2016
Research fellow, Heart Center, University of Freiburg, Germany, Department of Cardiology and Angiology I.
Working group of Prof. Dr. Martin Moser, vascular biology.

2011-2019
Clinical fellow, Heart Center, University of Freiburg, Germany, Department of Cardiology and Angiology I, Prof. Dr. Christoph Bode.
Main interest: Heart failure, acute cardiovascular and intensive care medicine.

2010
German medical licence

2007-2009
Doctoral student, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Freiburg, Germany, Prof. Dr. Lutz Hein.
Thesis: Influence of mineralocorticoid receptors in cardiac myocytes on cardiac hypertrophy and function (summa cum laude)

2004-2010
Medical school, University of Freiburg, Germany

Scientific activities

Awards and Fellowships

2019
Betra-Ottenstein Advanced Clinician Scientist Fellowship

2019
Research Award of the Working Group on Heart and Diabetes in the German Cardiac Society

2017
Heart Center Freiburg University Young Investigator Award

2016
Abstract by Lother et al. Cardiac Ly6Chigh Monocyte Accumulation and Remodeling Depend on the Mineralocorticoid Receptor in Endothelial Cells rated as Best of American Heart Association (AHA) Specialty Conferences: Hypertension 2016. 

2014
Research advancement award Dresdner Herz-Kreislauf-Tage (Press release)

2012
Fellowship of the European Section of the Aldosterone Council (ESAC Germany)

2012
Top Paper in Hypertension (Basic science category) 2011 for Lother et al. Ablation of mineralocorticoid receptors in myocytes but not in fibroblasts preserves cardiac function. Hypertension. 57:746-54.

2008
Poster prize of the European Section of the Aldosterone Council for the presentation by Lother et al. Gene expression analysis in isolated mouse cardiac myocytes after myocyte-specific MR gene deletion