Position: Director of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Location: Berlin, DE
Professor Reinhold Kreutz is Director of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany, and Professor of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology.
Professor Kreutz received his medical training, between 1980 and 1987, at the University of Mainz and Bonn, Germany. By 2000, he had completed his training in Internal Medicine (with a focus on hypertension and kidney disease) and Clinical Pharmacology in Cologne, Bonn, Heidelberg, Boston and Berlin. In Boston (USA), he received a postdoctoral research fellowship for physicians from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Harvard Medical School during 1993-1996. He is a recipient of the the Franz Volhard Award of the German Society of Hypertension and the Young Investigator Award, Dr. C & F. Demuth Foundation, of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH). He is a Full Professor of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin in Germany. His main research interests include clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs, clinical and experimental hypertension with a focus on genomics of hypertensive target organ damage, pharmacogenomics and drug therapy in the elderly. He is currently the president of the European Society of Hypertension.