University Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany
1977 – 1984 Medical School; Medical School of Hannover
1984 – 1986 Pharmacology; University of Hamburg
1986 – 1993 Internal Medicine and Cardiology; University of Munich
1993 – 2000 Professor of Cardiology; University of Cologne
2000 Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiology; University of the Saarland, Homburg/Saar
1980 – 1983 Head of Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine Thoraxklinik Heidelberg
1980 – 1983 Training in pharmacology in the Division of Biochemical Pharmacology at the Medical University of Hannover
1984 Doctoral thesis in the Medical Faculty at the Medical University of Hannover (Dept. Biochemical Pharmacol)
1984 – 1986 Resident of the Division of General Pharmacology at the University Hospital of Eppendorf of the University of Hamburg
1986 – 1993 Resident at the Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Großhadern, Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
1992 Certification of Internal Medicine
1993 Assistant Professor of Cardiology at the Klinik III für Innere Medizin, University of Cologne
1993 Certification of Cardiology
1994 Heisenberg-Programm of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1995 – 2000 C3-Professorship for Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Innere Medizin III, University of the Cologne
2000 C4-Professorship and Director for Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Angiology and Intensiv Care Medicine, University of the Saarland, Homburg/Saar
2007 President Elect of the German Cardiac Society
2009 President of the German Cardiac Society
2010 Board member and Chairman of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
2012 Honorary member and medal of merit of the Hungaria Society of Cardiology
2012 Order and Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Chief Editor: Clinical Research in Cardiology
Consulting Editor: Basic Research in Cardiology
Editorial Board: Cardiovascular Research, Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, European Heart Journal
Reviewer: Circulation, Circulation Research, Hypertension, Lancet, European Journal of Heart Failure, European Heart Journal and others
National Coordinator: COMET, CORONA, ONTARGET, TRANSCEND, SENIORS, ESSENTIAL
Executive Board: SHIFTDSMBRECORD
Steering Committee: CORONA, ONTARGET, TRANSCEND, SENIORS, ESSENTIAL, ASTRONAUT
Principal Investigator: OPTILINK, EDIfY
3rd Med Dept Cardiology and Emergency Medicine, Wilhelminenhospital, Vienna, Austria
Prof. Huber received his medical degree in 1979 from the University of Vienna Medical School, and completed his postdoctoral training at the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck, Austria. Qualified as a specialist in internal medicine (1986), cardiology (1988), and internal intensive care (2002), he served as Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, and was Director of the outpatient ward of the Department of Cardiology at the University of Vienna (1986-1994). In 1995, he became Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Medicine in Vienna, served as Director of a patient ward and the scientific laboratory of the department (1995-2002).
Position in ESC and Professional Organizations
Prof. Huber is permanently engaged since many years in activities of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC): he served as member for the EU Relation Committee (2002-2004), is part of the Editor’s Club as responsible editor of the Austrian Journal of Cardiology and he is member of the ESC Press Committee since 2005 and chair of the committee since 2010. He was engaged in the WG on Thrombosis as nucleus member, treasurer, vice chair, chair, past chair and ex officio member within the past 10 years and is at present nucleus member and web/press coordinator of the Association of Acute Cardiovascular Care of the ESC. Prof. Huber has been secretary general of the Austrian Society of Cardiology from 1999-2007, took over the position of president between 2007 and 2009 and past president from 2009-2011.
Prof. Huber is on the editorial boards of numerous medical journals including the European Heart Journal, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, The European Heart Journal on Acute Cardiovascular Care (EHJ-ACC) and the Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, and serves as the main editor of the Austrian Journal of Cardiology.
Prof. Huber is fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC since 1993), of the American College of Cardiology (FACC since 1993), and of the American Heart Association (FAHA since 1998), respectively.
As author or co-author Prof. Huber has gathered to date more than 500 peer-reviewed publications, including his active co-authorship in ESC guidelines on ST-Elevation MI (2008, 2012), myocardial revascularization (2010), non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (2011), and non-cardiac surgery (2014).
Major research interest
Prof. Huber’s major research interest are the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of ACS (UA, NSTEMI, STEMI); mechanisms of restenosis and stent thrombosis; the plasmin activation system in disease; reperfusion strategies in STEMI, STEMI networks; anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy in cardiovascular diseases; the role of platelet function testing; statins; diabetes in heart; and SNPs research (for CYP 450 isoenzymes), respectively
Heart Failure and Heart Muscle Disease Center, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Andre Keren is Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Cardiology) at Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Medicine Professional Activities
1982-1984 Post Doctoral Fellow, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, California, USA.
1993-1994 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, California, USA. 1997-2001 Chairman of the Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases of the Israeli Society of Cardiology
1999 – 2006 Director, Department of Cardiology, Bikur Cholim Hospital, Jerusalem, affiliated with the Hebrew University – Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
1999-2006 Chairman of the Jerusalem Heart Chapter of the Israel Heart Society
2001- 2004 Chairman of the National Board of Examinations in Cardiology 2006 Visiting Professor, University College of London Hospitals, London, United Kingdom
2006 – 2008 Member of the Task Force of the European Society of Cardiologyfor Guidelines of “Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Heart Failure 2008”.
2006- 2008 Chairman of the Working Group of Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases, of the European Society of Cardiology
2006 – 2015 Director, Heart Failure and Heart Muscle Disease Center, Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
2014- Coordinator of National Society Meetings in the Congress Program Committee of the European Society of Cardiology
2013- Member, National Committee of Medical Accreditation of the Health Ministry 2013 – Official representative of the Israel Heart Society in the Israeli Ministry of Health Committee for revision of the regulations of athletes’ screening
2015 – Member of the National Cardiology Advisory Board of the Ministry of Health 2015- Senior Cardiologist, Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital, Dept of Cardiology
2015 – Director of Heart Failure Services, Clalit HMO, Jerusalem District
2015 – Director of Heart Institute, Assuta Hashalom Tel Aviv, Assuta Hospitals
Fellowships: Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Sciences, Israel Heart Society, International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound, Honorary Member of the Romanian Society of Cardiology
Publications Over 170 published papers in peer-reviewed journals