Attila Kiss

Center for Biomedical Research

Medical University of Vienna

Attila Kiss

06.2019 – Assistant Professor - Medical University of Vienna; Internal Carrier Model

2015 – 2019

Post doc Research associate – Department of Biomedical Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austri

Past Position(s): 2011- 2015

Post doctorial fellow - Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Stockholm, Sweden

Cardiovascular physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology; experimental models of myocardial ischemia/reperfusion and infarction, cardiac arrhythmias, testing of newly developed antiischemic compounds. Focus on the endogenous adaptation of the heart against ischemic and reperfusion injury (e.g remote conditioning). The protective effect of vagal nerve stimulation on diseased heart and the possible cardioprotecvtive mechanism of non-neuronal cholinergic system. Metabolic syndrome in vasculature and in myocardium. The mechanism of left ventricle remodeling and heart failure, neuregulin-1 mediates vascular- and cardioprotection. The importance of altered microRNAs expression and signaling pathways in the development of myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury and adverse left ventricle remodeling. Novel approaches for optimizing cardioprotection in cardiac surgery. The pathophysiological role of Tenascin C in cardiovascular disorders.


Semi-Minimal Invasive Method to Induce Myocardial Infarction in Rats and the Assessment of Cardiac Function by an Isolated Working Heart System

1Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Cardiovascular Research at the Center for Biomedical Research, Medical University of Vienna, 2Concept & Ideation, Electrical Sector/EMEA/Power Distribution Division, Eaton Industries (Austria) GmbH, 3Vetfarm and Clinical Unit for Herd Health Management in Ruminants, Clinic for Ruminants, Vetmeduni Vienna

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