Prof. Dr. Vera Regitz-Zagrosek

Prof.Dr.med. Vera Regitz-Zagrosek

VRZ

Director of GiM

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Berline Institute of Gender in Medicine (GiM)

Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR)

Postal address:

Hessische Straße 3-4

10115 Berlin

t: +49 30 450 525 -172/-288

f: +49 30 450 7 525 288

Resumé

1980 M.D. at Universität des Saarlandes
1991 Professor of Internal Medicine at Freie Universität Berlin
since 1991 Attending physician at DHZB in the Dep. of Internal Medicine/Cardiology
since 2002 Founder and speaker of Graduiertenkolleg 754 „Gender-specific Mechanisms of Myocardial Hypertrophy“
2003-2008 Vice-Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR) at Charité, Berlin
2003 Co-founder of the Center of Gender in Medicine (GiM) at Charité
2006 Founding president of the International Society for Gender in Medicine e.V. (IGM) and the German Society of Gender-specific Medicine (DGesGM)
since 2007 Director of the Institute of Gender in Medicine (GiM) at Charité (after conversion of the Center into an Institute)
since 2008 Project leader and Coordinator of Research group (FOR 1054) on sex specific mechanisms in myocardial hypertrophy and heart failure
since 2009 Task force leader on “Cardiovascular diseases in pregnancy” of the European Society for Cardiology
since 2011 Coordinator of Berlin site of DZHK (German Center Cardiovascular Research)
since 2012 Executive Board Member, Cardiovascular Research Center (CCR) at the Charité

Selected Publications

  • Regitz-Zagrosek V, et al "ESC guidelines on the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy" Eur Heart J 2011; DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr218.
  • Regitz-Zagrosek, V. (2006). Therapeutic implications of the gender-specific aspects of cardiovascular disease. Nat Rev Drug Discovm, 5, 425-38.
  • Mahmoodzadeh, S., Eder, S., Nordmeyer, J., Ehler, E., Huber, O., Martus, P., Weiske, J., Pregla, R., Hetzer, R., Regitz-Zagrosek, V. (2006). Estrogen receptor alpha up-regulation and redistribution in human heart failure. Faseb J. 20, 926-34.
  • Regitz-Zagrosek, V., Hocher, B., Bettmann, M., Brede, M., Hadamek, K., Gerstner, C., Lehmkuhl, H.B., Hetzer, R., Hein, L. (2006). {alpha}2C-Adrenoceptor polymorphism is associated with improved event-free survival in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy. In: Eur Heart J, 454-9.
  • Nordmeyer, J., Eder, S., Mahmoodzadeh, S., Martus, P., Fielitz, J., Bass, J., Bethke, N., Zurbrugg, H.R., Pregla, R., Hetzer, R., Regitz-Zagrosek, V. (2004). Upregulation of myocardial estrogen receptors in human aortic stenosis. Circulation, 110:3270-5.
  • Regitz-Zagrosek, V., Lehmkuhl, E., Hocher, B., Goesmann, D., Lehmkuhl, H.B., Hausmann, H., Hetzer, R. (2004). Gender as a risk factor in young, not in old, women undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. J Am Coll Cardiol, 44, 2413-4