H. A. Katus
Hugo Katus has got his M.D. degree from the University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany in 1976. From 1970 to 1976, he was at the Medical School, University of Heidelberg. Katus was a Research Fellow at the Massachussetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Mass, USA during the period of 1978 to 1980. In 1986, he was a Senior Physician at the University Hospital of Heidelberg. By 1988, he was an Assistant Professor at Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg. Katus was a Vice Director of the Internal Medicine III (cardiology, angiology, pulmonology) and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Unit at the University of Heidelberg in 1992. Moreover, he was an Associate Professor at the Medical School, University of Heidelberg in 1995. In 1996, Katus was a Professor of internal medicine and the Head of the Internal Medicine Cardiology at the University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany. In addition, he was a Professor of internal medicine and the Head of Cardiovascular at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Heidelberg in 2002. At the same year of 2002, he became the President of the Academy of the German Society of Cardiology. From 2002 to 2008, he was the Speaker of the Cardiovascular Disease Section of the National Genome Research Initiative. By 2004, he was the Editor of Clinical Research in Cardiology (official scientific journal of the German Cardiac Society). In 2005, he became the Speaker of the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg. Moreover, Katus received the Innovation Award of the German Ministry of Economy, the Artur Weber Award of the German Society of Cardiology, the Franz Loogen Award of the Essen Cardiac Society, and the Award to outstanding contribution to Clinical Chemistry from the American Society of Clinical Chemistry in 1995, 1997, 1999, and 2006, respectively.
Biography Updated on 9 April 2009