Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, a Consultant in Cardiology, Head of Clinical Research in the Department of Internal Medicine II – Cardiology, and Director of the Hypertension and Heart Failure Clinics and the Preventive Cardiology Program at the University of Ulm Medical Center, Germany.
Dr Koenig is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and intensive care medicine with special interest in invasive and interventional cardiology. Dr Koenig has published more than 200 research papers in journals including Nature, The Lancet, Circulation, the British Medical Journal, and the European Heart Journal.
Dr Koenig`s research interests involve the molecular basis of atherothrombogenesis including genetics with particular interest in the interrelations between hemostasis, inflammation, and atherothrombotic complications / type 2 diabetes, the metabolic syndrome, the clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular active compounds, and the clinical epidemiology of cardiovascular disorders, focusing on the identification and evaluation of new biomarkers for cardiometabolic diseases.