Attending Physician/Research Group Leader

Cathérine’s key areas of expertise include cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology, and vascular biology as well as basic and translational research in the field of cardiovascular gender medicine. Her vision is to extend the knowledge on female cardiovascular medicine and to develop preventive measures specifically tailored for women and men. Cathérine studied medicine and obtained her MD degree at the University of Tübingen (DE). She completed her training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University Hospital Zurich and the Cantonal Hospitals Baden and Winterthur (CH). She then specialized in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging at the Imperial College London (UK) and the Montreal Heart Institute (Canada) where she also completed her PhD in molecular imaging. She is currently leading her research team at the University of Zurich and also holds a joint appointment as Interventional Cardiologist at the Cantonal Hospital Baden (CH). Besides her research and clinical work, she is president of the new commission of Sex- and Gender in Medicine (SGiM) at the University of Zurich and program director of the CAS in Sex- and Gender-Specific Medicine. She is member of the MD-PhD program committee of the University of Zurich and the ‘Young Talents in Clinical Research’ funding program of the SAMW, and she is involved in mentoring programs of the University of Zurich.

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