Gregor Zünd, holder of an M.D. degree, graduated from Medical School at the University of Berne. He was trained in cardiovascular surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tex, USA, Harvard Medical School in Boston, and the University Hospital of Zurich. In 1998, he was habilitated as a Cardiovascular Surgeon at the University of Zurich and was promoted to Assistant Professor (Privatdozent), and then to Professor of cardiovascular surgery at the University of Zurich where he also became a Faculty Member in 2006. In 2001, he was appointed Head of the Surgical Research Division at the University Hospital Zurich and, in April 2005, also Managing Director of the Center for Medical Research of the University and University Hospital Zurich. Finally, in March 2008, he was Elected Director of research and education within the Executive Board of the University Hospital Zurich.
Biography Updated on 23 March 2011