Academic Career and Research Areas
Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Hörer completed his medical studies in Homburg, Bern and Paris. He published his doctoral thesis on membrane-bound proteins involved in the secretory pathway.
He began his career at the German Heart Center in Munich, where he was appointed deputy head of the congenital program and professor of cardiac surgery. After three years as Head of the Division of Congenital Heart Disease at Marie Lannelongue Hospital, he became Director and University Professor (TUM) of the Division of Congenital and Pediatric Heart Surgery at the German Heart Center Munich and Head of the Division of Congenital and Pediatric Heart Surgery at the University Hospital Großhadern (LMU) in 2018.