Thomas Unger

University of Maastricht and Director CARIM (School for Cardiovascular Diseases), Germany


Thomas Unger is a Chair of Pharmacology and is the Director of the Institute of Pharmacology at the Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin. From 2001 until 2006, he was the Director of the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Campus Mitte of the Charité Berlin. He is also the Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR) at the Charité, Berlin, and the Chairman of the German Institute for High Blood Pressure Research in Heidelberg. Between 1994 and 2001, he was the Director of the Institute of Pharmacology at the University of Kiel, Germany. Professor Unger studied medicine in Germany and the UK and gained his M.D. degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He then carried out a postdoctoral research at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, Canada, and the Department of Pharmacology in Heidelberg, where he received his Ph.D. degree in pharmacology. Until 1994, Professor Unger held professorships in pharmacology and hypertension research at the University of Heidelberg. He has authored more than 600 scientific publications. Moreover, he is or has been a Member of the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of Physiology, Biochemical Pharmacology, Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, Hypertension, Hypertension Research, Journal of Hypertension, Fundamental and Clinical Pharmacology, Physiological Genomics, Regulatory Peptides, High Blood Pressure & Cardiovascular Prevention.

Biography Updated on 4 October 2011

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