Structures and processes

Administrative bodies

Management Board

The management board manages the Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects. The management board administrates the research network's funds, prepares the work of the steering committee, reports to the members' assembly and the scientific advisory board, and directs the managing director.

Members

Professor Dr. med. Hashim Abdul-Khaliq
Chairman
University Hospital of Saarland

Professor Dr. med. Christian Schlensak
Deputy chairman
University Hospital of Tübingen

Professor Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner

Deputy chairman
University Hospital Muenster

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Dokument Datum Datei Autor
Members of the Management Board 25.11.2014 PDF / 41 KB KN AHF

Steering Committee

The steering committee takes decisions concerning the scientific work of the competence network, in particular regarding new project proposals.

Members

Professor Dr. med. Hashim Abdul-Khaliq
Chair/Network Speaker
University Hospital of Saarland


Professor Dr. med. Christian Schlensak

Deputy Chair
Representativ of  the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (DGHTG)


Professor Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner

Deputy Chair
Representative of the German Cardiac Society (DGK)

Professor Dr. med. Boulos Asfour

Elected member
German Pediatric Heart Center Sankt Augustin

Dr. med. Jens Bahlmann
Representative/Chairman of the Association of Practicing Pediatric Cardiologists (ANKK)

Professor Dr. med. Philipp Beerbaum
Elected member
Hannover Medical School

Professor Dr. med. Felix Berger

Elected member
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Professor Dr. med. Ralph Grabitz
Representative of the National Register for Congenital Heart Defects
University Hospital Halle

Dr. med. Fokko de Haan
Representative/Chairman of the German Society of Cardiologists in Private Practice (BNK)

Prof. Dr. med. Gerd Hasenfuß
Representative of German Center for Cardiovascular Disease (DZHK)

Professor Dr. med. Michael Hofbeck

Elected member
University Hospital of  Tübingen

PD Dr. med. Sabine Klaassen
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Professor Dr. med. Hans-Heiner Kramer
Representative of the German Society for Pediatric Cardiology (DGPK)
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

Dr. med. Siegrun Mebus
Representative of Arbeitsgemeinschaft Nidergelassener Kinderkardiologen e.V.

Dr. med. Jan-Hendrik Nürnberg

Elected member
Elektrophysiologie Bremen
Zentrum Bremen

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Members of the steering committee 07.12.2015 PDF / 70 KB KN AHF

Scientific Advisory Board

The scientific advisory board comprises scientists from the fields of paediatric cardiology, pharmacology, radiology, biometrics, epidemiology and genetics. It provides advice on all matters concerning the work of the research network.

Members

Professor Dr. med. Wolfgang Hoffmann
Institute for Community Medicine
University Medicine Greifswald

Professor Dr. med. Bernd Mühlbauer
Pharmacology
Klinik Bremen-Mitte, Institute for Pharmacology

Professor Dr. med. Jean-Pierre Pfammatter
Pediatric cardiology
Inselspital Bern

Professor Dr. med. Rainer Rienmüller
Radiology
Landeskrankenhaus – Universitätsklinikum Graz

Professor Dr. med. Karl Sperling
Human genetics
Berlin

Professor Dr. Hans J. Trampisch
Epidomiolgy and biometrics
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Steering Board Biomaterials Bank

The steering board of the biomaterials bank has primarily advisory function. The board evaluates proposals for projects in which samples from the biomaterials bank of the register / competence network are to be used, from the point of view of basic science, health care, medical law, ethics and patient interests.

Members

Professor Dr. med. Hans-Heiner Kramer, Chairman
Pediatric cardiology
Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel

Professor Dr. med. Brigitte Stiller
Pediatric cardiology
Universitätsklinikum Freiburg

Professor Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Brand
Molecular developmental biology
Imperial College London Heart Science Centre

Hermine Nock
Patient representation
Bundesverband Herzkranke Kinder e. V.

PD Dr. jur. Dr. rer. pol. Tade Spranger
Biomedical sciences, health care law, ethics
Institut für Wissenschaft und Ethik

Professor Dr. med. Reiner Siebert
Human genetics
Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein

Professor Dr. med. Matthias Gorenflo
Pediatric cardiology
Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

Professor Dr. med. Eric Schulze-Bahr
Genetics congenital heart defects
Universitätsklinikum Münster

Professor Dr. med. Heimo Ehmke
Cardiovascular physiology
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

Dr. med. Benjamin Meder
Morpho-functional characterisation and genetics of congenital heart defects and cardiomyopathies
Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

Steering Board for Clinical and Register-Based Studies

The steering board for clinical and register-based studies is an advisory board. It evaluates proposals for projects in which patient data from the database of the register and the competence network for congenital heart disease (study database, image database) are to be used.

Members

Professor Dr. med. Achim A. Schmaltz (Chairman)
Essen

Professor Dr. med. Ingo Dähnert
University of Leipzig, Heart Center

Prof. Dr. med. Alfred Hager
German Heart Centre Munich

Professor Dr. med. Wolfgang Hoffmann

University Medicine Greifswald

Professor Dr. med. Deniz Kececioglu

Heart and Diabetes Centre

PD Dr. med. Nicole Nagdyman
German Heart Centre Munich

Professor Dr. rer. nat. Hans J. Trampisch

Ruhr-Universität Bochum