It is with great pleasure to give you a warm welcome to the symposium “Future
Perspectives in Cardiovascular Medicine” that has been organized with the Charité
We will discuss state of the art and future perspectives of cardiovascular medicine,
including prevention and management of coronary disease, novel developments in
treatment of valvular and structural heart disease, arrhythmia and heart failure. The
important implications of multi-modality cardiovascular imaging approaches towards
optimized clinical management will be highlighted.
Charité Berlin has an important history in cardiovascular medicine, including the
nobel laureate Werner Forssmann, who first delivered a catheter to the heart that has
opened a new door in management of cardiovascular disease. We will also discuss
the important role of big data and digital health in the future approach towards
We have an outstanding national and international faculty of experts and we are
looking forward to welcoming you to the rapidly developing Berlin and the Charité.
Prof. Ulf Landmesser
President of the Meeting