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Claudia Heilmann

Claudia Heilmann, M.D., M. Sc.

University of Cooperative Education Plauen
Melanchthonstr. 1-3
Plauen  08523
49 3741 5709133
49 3741 5709 119 (fax)
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Jan 2016 -
Lecturer, course Physician Assistant, University of Cooperative Education Plauen

Jul 2015 -
Associate Editor, Interactive Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2014 – May 2015
Project staff, Didactics in tertiary education, University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe

Jun 2013
Habilitation and Venia legendi for Experimental Medicine, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg

Jan 2011 -
Assistant Editor, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Emergency Reviewer for Basic / Experimental Science

Jul 2004 - Dec 2015
Head of the Research Section, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, University of Freiburg

Jun 2000 – Jun 2004
Postdoc, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg

Aug 1999 – Jun 2000
Postdoc, Cancer Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA, fellowship of the Mildred Scheel Stiftung für Krebsforschung

Dec 1997 - Jun 1999
Ophthalmologist, Klinikum Nord, Hamburg, Germany

Oct 1997 – Nov 1999
Scientist, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg, Germany

March 1995
Graduation (Dr. med.), University of Leipzig, Germany


Regular reviewer for

  • Perfusion

Ad hoc reviewer for

  • Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
  • Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Journal of Cardiac Failure
  • Expert Review of Hematology
  • Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Blood


Mechanical circulatory assistance
Thrombosis / Hemostasis


Mechanical circulatory assistance

  • clinical chemistry
  • hemostasiology, acquired Von Willebrand syndrome
  • myocardial re-remodelling
  • psychology

Medical engineering

  • implantable sensors
  • simulation of extracorporeal circulation

Ischemia / reperfusion

Wound healing

Clinical trials


Oct 2011 – Sept 2013
Postgraduate programme Science Marketing, Master of Science, Technical University Berlin, Germany

Apr 2011 – Oct 2011
Project management, certificate, FernUniversität Hagen, Germany

Oct 1997 – Nov 1999
Postgraduate program Molecular Biology, certificate, University of Hamburg, Germany

Oct 1992 – Oct 1996
Resident in ophthalmology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany, board certification 10/1996

Sept 1986 – Sept 1992
Medical studies, University of Leipzig, Germany