Ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Hannes Todt


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Medical University of Vienna
Center for Physiology and Pharmacology
Institute of Pharmacology
Währingerstr. 13a
1090 Vienna

Researcher's Profile


1980-1987 Faculty of Medicine/University of Vienna.

1987- M.D.

Academic Positions:

1987-1993 Postdoctoral Fellow the Institute of Pharmacology of the University of Vienna.

Research Topics: Mechanism of antiarrhythmic and arrhythmogenic drug action. Studies on the influence of psychtropic agents on cardiac conduction and repolarization.

1994- Clinical training at the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the University of Vienna.

1995-1997 Postdoctoral fellowship (funded by the Max-Kade Foundation) in the laboratory of Dr. Harry A Fozzard (Department of Cardiology and Departments of Pharmacology and Physiology of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Il, USA).

Research topics: Structure-function studies of voltage gated sodium channels. Role of the channel outer vestibule in drug binding and slow channel inactivation.

1996- Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Present Scientific Research Interests:

· Drug effects on cardiac conduction and repolarization
· Molecular basis of gating and ionic selectivity of voltage-gated sodium
· In-vivo cardiac electrophysiology in mouse models