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Universitaetsklinikum Essen (UKEssen)

Essen University Hospital is a pace setter for first-rate medical services in the Ruhr metropolis with more than 5500 permanent employees. Here, scientific research is tightly interwoven with medical practice, directly benefitting patients who can be certain that they will receive the latest available therapies.

Contact: Professor Dobromir Dob

Dr. Dobrev is Full Professor and Director of Institute of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany. He also serves as Adjunct Full Professor of Medicine at Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Canada.

His main research interest is molecular basis of disease-related cardiac remodelling and arrhythmias and identification and validation of novel antiarrhythmic targets. He serves on Editorial Boards of major cardiovascular journals including Circulation Arrhythmia Electrophysiology, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research, and Basic Research in Cardiology.

He has received numerous awards including a Research Award of the German Heart Foundation (2001), the Albert-Fraenkel-Award of the German Society of Cardiology (2005) and the Outstanding Achievement Award of the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society (2012).