Martin Unverdorben, holder of an M.D. degree and a Ph.D. degree, is a Tenured Professor of medicine at Frankfurt University, Frankfurt, Germany. He is board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, and sports medicine. He spent more than 20 years in clinical and nonclinical research (medical devices, drugs, assay development, and rehabilitation) in academia and industry. He has been invited as a faculty, presenter, moderator, chair, panelist, and operator to numerous conferences in the USA, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Unverdorben has more than nine years of managerial experience in the industry, with increasing responsibilities including the executive level. His research and related activities are in drug-eluting balloons, stents, and vena cava filters; biomarkers of potential harm (copatent owner of ischemic biomarkers); development and implementation of molecular and functional assays in cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine, inflammation, and pharmacodynamic studies; and cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation. He has served as a Principle Investigator (PI) of more than 20 single/multicenter, national/international trials and as a PI or Coordinating Investigator of studies in more than 10 countries. His contribution to publication includes more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and more than 50 book articles. He is also a Joint Editor of two textbooks and a glossary and a grant reviewer for the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Biography Updated on 24 September 2013