2015 Jury Panel
Thomas F. Lüscher MD, FRCP, Professor and Chairman of Cardiology at the University Heart Center, Zurich and Director of Center for Molecular Cardiology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Professor Lüscher has studied Medicine at the University of Zurich and obtained his training and board certification in Internal Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiology at the University Hospital of Zurich, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA and the University Hospital of Basel. He has been Professor of Clinical Pharmacology in Basel (1992 -1994) and Professor and Vice-Chairman of Cardiology in Bern (1993-1996). He is a clinical and interventional cardiologist with a broad research interest in endothelial function, lipids, hypertension, atherosclerosis, acute coronary syndromes and heart failure. He is among the 0.5% most cited scientists, published over 500 original research papers, edited textbooks such as the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine and received many research awards. Currently, he also serves as editor-in-chief of the European Heart Journal.