Guest Editors
Marius M. Hoeper
Marius M. Hoeper was educated at Hannover Medical School (Hannover,
Germany), where he specialised in respiratory medicine and intensive care
medicine. In 1992, he received a 2-year grant from Germany’s National
Research Foundation for a post doctorial training position at the University of
Colorado (Denver, CO, USA). Following this he returned to the Hannover
Medical School, where he now holds the position of Senior Physician in the
Department of Respiratory Medicine. He is in charge of the pulmonary
hypertension programme and is the clinical director of the medical intensive
care unit. His main scientific interest lies in the field of pulmonary
hypertension, where he has published more than 160 papers. In addition,
Marius serves as a regular reviewer for major medical journals in his field and is
a member of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
editorial board as well as an associate editor for the European Respiratory
Journal (ERJ). Marius was a task force member at the 3rd World Symposium on
Pulmonary Hypertension held in 2003 (Venice, Italy) and was a task force chair
at the 4th World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension held in 2008 (Dana
Point, CA, USA). In addition, he has been an author and section editor for the
2009 European Guidelines for Pulmonary Hypertension.
Marc Humbert
Marc Humbert is Professor of Medicine at the South Paris University (Le
Kremlin-Bicetre,
ˆ
France). In addition to his academic responsibilities, he is
consultant and specialist at the National Referral Centre for Pulmonary
Hypertension, Department of Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine,
Hopitalˆ
Bicetre, ˆ Assistance-Publique Hopitaux ˆ de Paris, (Paris, France). Marc is
Director of the INSERM UMR-S 999 "Pulmonary Hypertension:
Pathophysiology and Innovative Therapies" and Director of the ‘‘Thorax
Innovation’’ University Hospital Department. Marc is Vice Dean of the South
Paris University School of Medicine, President of the Research Committee and
Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Assistance-Publique Hopitauxˆ
de Paris. He was the Editor of the proceedings for 4th World Symposium on
Pulmonary Hypertension held in 2008. He is currently Chief Editor for the
European Respiratory Review (ERR) and is an Associate Editor for the European
Respiratory Journal (ERJ). He has published widely in the fields of pulmonary
hypertension and pulmonary inflammation, and was awarded the European
Respiratory Society Cournand Lecture in 2006 with a lecture on "The Burden of
Pulmonary Hypertension". Marc has also received the Descartes-Huygens Prize
from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Eur Respir Monogr 2012; 57: v.
Copyright ERS 2012.
DOI: 10.1183/1025448x.10019212
Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-025-5
Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-026-2
Print ISSN: 1025-448x
Online ISSN: 2075-6674
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