International Course on
and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development
(Switzerland), October 27-29, 2005
Assmann 's curriculum vitae
From 1969 to 1972
he was Research Fellowship at the Institute of Physiological Chemistry
at the University of Köln, directed by Prof. W. Stoffel. From 1972
to 1974 he received an International Postdoctoral Fellowship and was
visiting scientist at the National Institutes of Health, Education and
Welfare, National Heart and Lung Institute, Bethesda, directed by D.S.
Fredrickson. From 1974 to 1977 he was member of the research staff at
the Department of Clinical Chemistry and Central Laboratory at the University
Clinics in Köln. From 1977 to 1983 he was head of Central Laboratory
of the University Clinics in Münster.
Prof. Assmann is currently director of the Institute of Clinical Chemistry
and Laboratory Medicine, and director of Institute of Arteriosclerosis
Research at the University of Münster.
Prof. Assmann's research focuses on Lipoproteins, lipid transport and
metabolism, medical genetics; biotechnology, academic and industrial;
epidemiology of atherosclerosis.
From 1989 to 1990 he was a President of the German Society of Arteriosclerosis.
He is currently member of the "Rheinisch-Westfälische Akademie
der Wissenschaften", section for natural sciences, en¬gineering
and business; Selection Committee, IOC Olympic Prize; Association of
American Physicians; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP);
German Academy of Sciences "Leopoldina"; Atherosclerosis Society,
Turkey; Atherosclerosis Society, Poland. From 2003 Prof. Assmann is
Executive Director of the International Task Force for Prevention of
Coronary Heart Disease and from 2004 he is Vice President of the European
Society for Cardiovascular Prevention. Prof. Assmann is author of more
than 940 scientific articles, reviews and books.