Ludwig Neyses holds M.D., F.R.C.P., F.S.B., and F.S.C.A.I. degrees, and he is the Chair of Medicine/Cardiology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Between 1972 and 1979, he was with the Medical School in Germany, France, and Westminster Medical School, London (visa qualifying exam (VQE) for USA). In 1982–1990, he had training in internal medicine and cardiology at the University Hospitals of Zurich and Bonn, as well as training in special interventional techniques at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Mich, USA (Drs. William O’ Neill and Cindy Grines). Between 1994 and 2001, he worked as an Associate Professor of medicine/cardiology at the University Hospital of Wuerzburg, Germany. He also possessed scientific training with M. P. Dierich at the Institute of Immunology, Mainz, Germany (M.D. thesis on complement receptors), W. Siegenthaler and W. Vetter at the Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland (molecular mechanisms of hypertensive heart disease and early atherosclerosis), E. Carafoli at the Institute of Biochemistry, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland (calcium transport in the heart), and R. S. Williams at the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC (molecular biology of heart failure). He has worked on 155 papers with emphasis on the clinical, translational, and molecular aspects of heart failure distinctions (selection). He served on the editorial board of Circulation (1998–2003); Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (1993–1998 and 2004–2007). He served as a Council Member of the European Section of the International Society for Heart Research (1998–2004), as a Board Member of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (since May 2010), as a Chair of the Review Board for 250 million Euro programme “Integrated Treatment and Research Centres,” German Government (ongoing), as a Board Member of the German University “Excellence Initiative” (1.9 billion Euros); as a Review Board Member for 200 million Euro “German Cardiovascular Research Centre” (ongoing), and as a regular reviewer for all major European funding agencies as well as international journals.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2011