Prof. Dr. Dörthe Katschinski


Prof. Dr. Dörthe Katschinski

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Dörthe M. Katschinski

Prof. Dr. Dörthe M. Katschinski is Professor of Physiology and Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Physiology at the Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany.

Prof. Dr. Katschinski received her MD and PhD in physiology in 1994 from the University of Lübeck medical faculty. She completed her residency in oncology in Lübeck and a fellowship at the Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, USA.

Prof. Dr. Katschinski is serving as the Deputy Director of the Heart Center Göttingen, University of Göttingen, and she is co-chairing the European HypoxiaNet COST Action, a platform that coordinates and strengthens basic research on hypoxia signalling pathways, accelerating scientific progress on the levels of basic science, technology, pharmacology and translational medicine.

In her research Prof. Dr. Katschinski focuses on a detailed understanding of the mechanisms of hypoxia sensing, signalling and adaptation to exploit this signalling pathway for therapeutic applications in cardiovascular medicine and oncology.