Prof. Dr. Rupert Bauersachs

Steering Committee
Darmstadt, Germany


Prof. Dr. Rupert Bauersachs studied medicine at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich and the Technical University of Munich from 1977 to 1983, and in 1981 at the Oxford University Medical School. In 1984 he was awarded a Dr. med. PhD. From 1984 to 1985 he was a research assistant at the Institute of Pharmacology at the Technical University of Munich and from 1985 to 1987 Research Fellow of the American Heart Association at the Physiological Institute of the University of Southern California Los Angeles. From 1987 to 1993 he completed specialist training as an internist at the Munich-Bogenhausen Clinic, and from 1993 to 1999 he trained as an angiologist, diabetologist, phlebologist and hemostaseologist at the universities of Frankfurt and Mainz. In 1999 he completed his habilitation on ischemia and reperfusion disorders and was authorized to train in angiology. In 1999 he was recognized as a Fellow of the International Union of Angiology. From 1999 to 2003, Bauersachs took over the provisional management of angiology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and in 2000 was a co-founder of the first German university vascular center at the University of Frankfurt. In 2003 he was appointed director of the Medical Clinic IV for Angiology at the Darmstadt Clinic and co-founder of the Darmstadt Vascular Center. In 2004, Bauersachs received an extraordinary professorship at the University of Frankfurt am Main and in 2012 a visiting professorship for Vulnerable Individuals and Populations - VIP at the Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis (CTH) at the University of Mainz. He is the scientific director of the Thrombose Action Alliance, which he helped initiate in 2014, and which, among other things, hosts World Thrombosis Day in Germany.