Depatment of Cardiology,
University Hospital of Muenster,Germany
Professor Paulus Kirchhof has recently joined the University of Birmingham as Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences. His appointment includes a position as consultant cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology, SWBH NHS Trust. He works on the understanding of novel molecular mechanisms of heart disease “from bench to bedside”. His scientific interests encompass basic science studies to identify novel molecular mechanisms of heart disease as a basis for a translational approach to cardiology. He works on translation through controlled, investigator-initiated clinical trials and the generation of guidelines.