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Prof. Dr. med. Nicolas Werner, M.D.

Last Update: August 2014

Contacts:
Department of Internal Medicine II
Cardiology, Pneumology, and Angiology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Bonn
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
D-53105 Bonn

Phone: +49-(0)228-287-16025
E-mail: nwerner(at)uni-bonn.de

Medical school
1993 – 2000 Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main
2000 University of Louisville, KY, USA
2000 New York University, NY, USA
04/2000 Final state examinations in Medicine
02/1999 USMLE steps 1 and 2

Residency and Fellowships

03/2007 Arzt im Praktikum


03/2007 – 02/2009 University of Cologne (Prof. Dr. E. Erdmann)
02/2009 Residency
12/2009 University Saarland (Prof. Dr. M. Böhm)
Residency,
University of Bonn (Prof. Dr. G. Nickenig)
Board certification Internal Medicine
Cardiology Fellowship, University of Bonn
Board Certification Cardiology
Ruf auf die W2 Professur für Molekulare Kardiologie, Bonn
Doctoral thesis
2000 Expression of Gephyrin-transcripts in selected organs oft he Rat. Department of Neurochemistry, Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt/Main. Chair: Prof. Dr. H. Betz

Habilitation
2008 Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Atherogenesis: Vasculoprotection by Endothelial Regeneration. Medical Faculty, University of Bonn

Clinical and Research Experience:
Clinical responsibilities: 03/2009 – to date Oberarzt, head of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Scientific interests

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of atherosclerosis, specifically: Role of endothelial regeneration.


Cellular mechanisms of endothelial regeneration, role of endothelial progenitors, interactions of endothelium-regenerating cells with inflammatory cells, identification of subtypes of endothelial progenitor cells, mechanisms of progenitor cell mobilization, endothelial microparticles as biological vectors for endothelial regeneration, role of endothelial progenitors and microparticles in coronary endothelial dysfunction.

Current academic appointment

12/2009 Professorship (W2) for Molecular Cardiology



Awards:

2002 Rudolf-Thauer Award, German Society for Cardiology


2005 Scientific award, City of Homburg
2005 Scientific award, Foundation „Der herzkranke Diabetiker
2007 Scholarship, German Society for Cardiology

Current grants:

Bonfor (Institutional Grants, University of Bonn)
DFG WE 4139/6-1
DFG WE 4139/1-1
Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln
Deutsche Herzstiftung
several investigator-initiated industry grants



Additional functions:
Ad hoc reviewer for Circulation, The European Heart Journal, Cardiovascular Research, Journal of Cell and Molecular Medicine, Clinical Research in Cardiology,
The Journal of Rheumatology, European Journal of Clinical Investigations, Kidney International.