_kaab_quProf. Stefan Kääb
Associate Professor of Cardiology
at LMU Munich University Hospital
stefan.kaab@med.uni-muenchen.de

 

 
Education and professional training

  • 1969 – 1982 Primary and secondary school in Munich 1973-1980 (classical Gymnasium), 1979-1980 Carrisbrooke Castle Highschool, Isle of Wight England
  • 1982 – 1983 Community Service, Munich
  • 1983 – 1984 University of Salzburg, Austria: biology
  • 1984 – 1993 Ludwig-Maximilians-University: medicine
  • 1990 Medical Licence
  • 1990-1993 Intern and Resident, Department of Medicine 1, LMU-Klinikum Grosshadern
  • 1993 Dissertation: Predictive parameters for Postoperative Sepsis (summa cum laude) K. Werdan, advisor
  • 1993 – 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, (DFG fellowship Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA (Prof. E. Marban and Prof. G. Tomaselli
  • 1996 – 2000 Fellow in Cardiology, Department of Medicine 1, LMU-Klinikum Grosshadern, G. Steinbeck, Director Dept. Medicine – Cardiology
  • Since 2000 Active full time staff, Department of Medicine 1, LMU-Klinikum Grosshadern, G. Steinbeck, Director Dept. Medicine – Cardiology
  • Since 1998 Faculty, Munich-Harvard Educational Alliance
  • Since 2001 Coordinator Munich Alliance for Genomic Research on Cardiac Arrhythmias (as local coordinator of the National Genome Research network (NGFN)), Member of the scientific steering committee cardiovascular diseases network within NGFN
  • 2004 Habilitation: Mechanisms of altered myocardial repolarization
 

Teaching

  • Since 1996 Seminars in internal medicine, cardiovascular course, arrhythmias, ECG
  • Since 1997 Program of Advanced Medical Education Harvard School and LMU Munich
  • Since 2002 Member of the Committee for the development of curriculum at the Medical Faculty in Munich
  • Since 2003 Member of the Poject group MeCuM-LMU
 

Areas of research interest

  • Epidemiology, risk stratification and genetics of sudden cardiac death
  • Population genetics of cardiovascular diseases
  • Functional genetics of cardiac arrhythmias (monogenic and polygenic aspects)
  • Genetic determinants of normal human electrophysiology (repolarization) and their effects on common arrhythmias
 

Prof. Stefan Kääb is based in Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Klinikum der Universität München, Großhadern (LMU – Großhadern), Marchioninistr. 15, 81377 München