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PD Dr. Dr. Christian Templin qualified from the Medical School of Hannover, Germany. He started his career as a clinical and research Fellow at the Medical School of Hannover, Germany and Boston, USA. He achieved the board certification in Emergency Medicine (2008), Internal Medicine (2009) and Cardiology (2010). In 2009 he awarded a Fellowship for the Special Program University Medicine (SPUM) funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Since 2011 he works as a consultant cardiologist in interventional cardiology and acute cardiac care at the University Heart Center, University Hospital Zurich. In the same year he received the prestigious Scientific Prize of the Swiss Society of Cardiology for original research work in cardiovascular disease. In 2013 he was awarded the Siegenthaler Prize for his extraordinary work on stem cells and cardiovascular disease. In the same year he also earned the prize "women and heart disease" from the Herzstiftung Olten. PD Dr. Dr. Templin is Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC). His clinical and research interests are in interventional cardiology and acute cardiac care as well as in regenerative medicine.

PD Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Templin
Principal Investigator

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 95 85
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Dr. Jelena Ghadri graduated from the Medical School of Hannover, Germany and Medical School of Aberdeen, United Kingdom in 2006. In 2006-2007 she started her research and clinical fellowship at the Medical School of Hannover at the Department of Internal Medicine, Division Nephrology and Hypertension. In 2008 she joined a clinical fellowship at the Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Zurich. From 2010-2011 she worked as a research fellow at the Department of Cardiac Imaging at the University Hospital of Zurich. In 2011 Dr. Ghadri participated in a short-term fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA under the supervision of Prof. Abhiram Prasad who is an expert in the field of takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Since 2012 Dr. Ghadri is working in the Department of Cardiology as a resident and research fellow. Her main research interests are non-invasive cardiac imaging, gender medicine and the pathogenesis of takotsubo cardiomyopathy.

Dr. med. Jelena R. Ghadri
Study-Coordinator, Co-Investigator

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 62 02
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Graduation at the Medical University of Gdansk, Poland in 2007. After his medical studies he worked as an resident at Cardiology Care Unit and as a fellow of Cardioangiology Catheterization Laboratory of the I Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Center in Gdansk, Poland. Since 2010 he is a research and clinical fellow at the University Heart Center of the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. His clinical and research interests are in the pathophysiology of cardiomyopathies, biomarkers and interventional cardiology.

Dr. med. Milosz Jaguszewski
Co-Investigator

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 11 11
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Johanna Diekmann is a medical student from the Medical School of Hannover, Germany. She is writing her doctoral thesis about takotsubo cardiomyopathy at the Cardiovascular Center of the University Hospital Zurich.

Johanna Diekmann
Doctoral Student

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 62 02
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Roxana Bataiosu is a medical student from the Ludwig-Maximillians-University of Munich. She is writing the doctoral thesis on the Takotsubo cardiomyopathy at the Cardiovascular Center of the University Hospital Zurich.

Roxana Bataiosu, MD
Doctoral Student

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 62 02
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Thierry Hiestand is a medical student from the University of Zurich and he is working as a doctoral student on takotsubo cardiomyopathy at the University Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich.

Cand. med. Thierry Hiestand
Doctoral Student

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 62 03
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Moritz Schwyzer studied at the medical faculty of the University of Zurich and he is currently writing his doctoral thesis about the Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy at the Cardiovascular Center of the University Hospital Zurich.

Moritz Schwyzer, MD
Doctoral Student, IT- and Data-Manager

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 11 11
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Verena Geyer is a medical student from the Ludwig-Maximillians-University of Munich. She is writing the doctoral thesis on takotsubo cardiomyopathy at the University Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich. She is responsible for the follow-up of patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy.

Verena Geyer
Doctoral Student

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 62 03
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Catharina Neumann is a medical student from the Ludwig-Maximillians-University of Munich. She is writing the doctoral thesis on takotsubo cardiomyopathy at the University Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich. She is responsible for the follow-up of patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy.

Catharina Neumann
Doctoral Student

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 62 03
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Roman Gähwiler is a medical student from the University of Zurich and he is currently writing his master thesis and doctoral thesis at the University Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich.

Roman Gähwiler, MD
Doctoral Student

Cardiovascular Center
University Hospital Zurich
Telephone: +41 (0)44 255 62 03
Fax: +41 (0)44 255 44 01

Annahita Sarcon, graduated from UC Davis School of Medicine, Fulbright Award winner. Dr. Sarcon works in the Department of Internal Medicine at La Jolla, California, USA.

Annahita Sarcon, MD
Co-Investigator

University of California, Davis

Victoria Lucia Cammann is a medical student from the Philipps University Marburg, Germany. She is working on a doctoral thesis on a Takotsubo cardiomyopathy sub-project at the Cardiovascular Center of the University Hospital Zurich.

Victoria Lucia Cammann
Co-Investigator

Philipps University Marburg, Germany

Stjepan Jurisic is a medical student from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany. He is working on a doctoral thesis on a Takotsubo cardiomyopathy sub-project at the Cardiovascular Center of the University Hospital Zurich.

Stjepan Jurisic
Co-Investigator

Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany