Prof. Dr. Karsten Schrör

Prof. Dr. Karsten Schrör
Institut für Pharmakologie und Klinische Pharmakologie
Heinrich-Heine-Universität
Düsseldorf

 Education:

1961 - 1967 Medicine, Universität Halle/Wittenberg
1967 - 1972 Pharmacology, Universität Halle/Wittenberg

External residencies:

Wellcome Research Laboratories (UK); Supervisor: Sir John R. Vane, Department of Physiology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia (USA); Supervisor: Prof. A.M. Lefer, Visiting Professor Medical University of South Carolina at Charleston (USA) (Prof. P.V. Halushka), Visiting Professor Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Texas Medical Center, Houston (USA) (Prof. K.K. Wu)

Positions held

1967 - 1978 Research Assistant, Departments of Pharmacology, Universities Halle/Wittenberg, Mainz, Köln
1979 - 1984 Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University Köln
1984 - 1986 Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University Köln
1986 - 2010 Professor of Pharmacology and Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
2003 - 2006 Chairman of the Board, Working Group of the Chairmen of Departments of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at German Speaking Universities
2005/2010 Chairman of the German Society for Pharmacology
2007 - 2010 President of the German Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology (DGPT)
Since 2012 Chairman of the European Platelet Academy, member since 2007
1992 Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (National Academy of Sciences)
2012 Schmiedeberg-Lifetime-Achievement-Award of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie for Excellence in Science

Hungarian Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (Honorary Member)
National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan (Scientific Advisory Board Member)

Service in Editorial Boards (selected)

1988 – 1992 Eicosanoids (Managing Editor)
1980 – 2000 Naunyn Schmiedeberg’s Archives of Pharmacology
1984 – 2002 European Journal of Pharmacology (Consultant Editor)
1984 – 2004 Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology
2002 – 2006 Thrombosis Haemostasis (Section Editor)
1999 – 2009 Circulation Research

Publications:

About 500 original publications, reviews and several books on physiological and pharmacological aspects of myocardial infarction, pharmacology of platelet function, blood coagulation, prostaglandins, cellular effects of coagulation factors (thrombin, Xa) and signal transduction in vascular smooth muscle cells. Pharmacology and Clinics of Aspirin