Marius M. Hoeper, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Marius M. Hoeper, MD, was educated at Hannover Medical School, where he specialised in respiratory medicine and intensive care medicine. In 1992, he received a two-year grant from Germany’s National Research Foundation for a post-doc training at the University of Colorado, Denver, USA. After that training had been completed, Professor Hoeper moved back to 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 attending physician of the medical intensive care unit. His main scientific interest lies in the field of pulmonary hypertension, where he has published more than 250 papers. In addition, Professor Hoeper is a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, as well as an associate editor with Circulation and the European Respiratory Journal, senior editor with the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, pulmonary hypertension section editor for The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) and Advisory Board member of Lancet Respiratory Medicine.
Prof Hoeper has been a task force member at the 3rd World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension in Venice (2003), a task force chair at the 4th World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension in Dana Point (2008) and at the 5th and 6th World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension in Nice (2013 and 2018). He has been an author and section editor of the 2009 European Guidelines for Pulmonary Hypertension. In addition, he is the senior author of the 2015 European Pulmonary Hypertension Guidelines. In 2014, Prof Hoeper received the distinguished Lifetime Achievement in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Award from the European Respiratory Society.