Wolfgang Koenig MD, PhD, FRCP, FACC, FAHA, FESC
German Heart Center Munich, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Wolfgang Koenig is a Professor of Medicine/Cardiology. He is a board-certified internist and interventional cardiologist and has extensive experience in the molecular epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases. A former Director of the WHO-MONICA Augsburg Myocardial Infarction Register, Professor Koenig has held multiple clinical positions at the University of Ulm Medical Center. In April 2015 he joined the German Heart Centre in Munich, where he is the Head of the Cardiometabolic Unit.
Professor Koenig`s research interest is atherosclerosis, focusing on the identification and evaluation of new biomarkers for cardiometabolic diseases, the clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular compounds, and the clinical epidemiology of cardiovascular disorders. He serves on the steering committee of multiple large, international clinical trials. He has published more than 900 papers and has an H-Index of 101. In 2014 he was given the Rudolf Schönheimer Award from the German Atherosclerosis Society, in 2019 he received the degree of Adjunct Professor from the Medical University of Vienna and in 2020 he was awarded the Paul Morawitz price from the German Cardiac Society.