André Renner, MD

Senior Physician
Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Diabetes Center NRW
University Hospital of the Ruhr-University of Bochum
Georgstr. 11
32545 Bad Oeynhausen
Tel: +49 5731 / 97-1331
Fax: +49 5731 / 97-1820
E-Mail: arenner@@hdz-nrw.de

Academic Course:

  • 1975-1985: Grammar school, Anklam
  • 1985-1987: Extended grammar school, Anklam (Abitur)
  • 1990-1996: Degree in Medicine, University of Göttingen
  • License to practice medicine: January 1998
  • Doctoral thesis: Radical captor enzymes and lipid peroxidation products in the plasma and erythrocyte homogenate of pregnant women with preclampsia and HELLP syndrome
  • December 1999: Doctor of Medicine, University of Göttingen


Professional career:

  • 1989: Auxiliary nurse, Anklam District Hospital
  • 10/1989: Move from GDR to FRG
  • 10/1989-03/1990: Nurse, Hannoversch Münden Hospital
  • 1995: Internship, gynecological third, Spital Grabs, Switzerland
  • 1996: Internship, surgical third, Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, University of Göttingen, Prof. Dalichau
  • 1996-1997: Internship, Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, University of Würzburg
  • 1998-2007: Residency / research assistant / senior physician, Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, University of Würzburg
  • 2004: Specialist for Cardiac Surgery
  • 2004: Life appointment as a civil servant to the Academic Senate
  • 2007: Specialist for Thoracic Surgery
  • 2007: Senior Physician, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Jena
  • Since 02/2009: Senior Physician, Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen


Scientific work:

  • Influence of oxidative stress mechanisms as a result of ischemia and reperfusion on transplant vasculopathy in heterotopic cardiac transplantation in rats
  • Sponsoring by IZKF (interdisciplinary center for clinical research) and extended research sponsoring by the University of Würzburg
  • Study of immunosuppression and tolerance induction following cardiac transplantation
  • Influence of myocardial preconditioning through volatile narcotics on transplant vasculopathy
  • Molecular mechanisms of graft sclerosis in conjunction with aortocoronary bypass