Professor of Cardiology
Department of Cardiology, Charité Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
Prof Stefan Anker is professor of (Tissue) Homeostasis in Cardiology & Metabolism at Charité Berlin, Germany, since June 2017. Prodigious researcher who has authored more than 1,000 articles. He has also won several prizes, including the 2018 Copernicus Prize of German DFG & Polish FNP. In October 2020, he was awarded a Doctor honoris causa of Medical University Wroclaw, Poland.
Prof Anker has been serving on the board of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC since 2006 and was HFA President from 2012 to 2014. He currently chairs the HFA committee on regulatory affairs. He is founding Editor-in-Chief of the first open-access heart failure journal, ESC Heart Failure. Prof. Anker has served on several ESC Guideline task forces.
Prof Anker is the founding president of the International Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders (SCWD) and founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle.