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The Board of Trustees of the German Heart Center Berlin (DHZB) elected Prof. Dr. Hans Maier as its fifth President
The German Heart Center Berlin performs the entire spectrum of cardiovascular and thoracic operations. It is one of the leading hospitals worldwide for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
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Prof. Dr. Hans Maier elected as the Chairman of the Advisory Board (Kuratorium) of the Fraunhofer MEVIS Institute for Medical Image Computing
The Fraunhofer MEVIS Institute for Medical Image Computing Advisory Board has elected Prof. Dr. Hans Maier, BGM Associates, as its Chairman and Mr. Walter Märzendorfer, Siemens Healthineers, as its Vice-Chairman.
Fraunhofer MEVIS is a leading developer of medical software solutions for image-supported early detection, diagnosis, and therapy. Embedded in a worldwide network of clinical and academic partners, strong focus is placed on cancer as well as diseases of the circulatory system, brain, breast, liver, and lung. The goal is to detect diseases earlier and more reliably, tailor treatment to each individual, and make therapeutic success more measurable.
Hans Maier was recently elected to the board of directors of Ascelia Pharma AB. The Malmö-based pharmaceutical company focuses on developing specialty oncological products.
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We are excited to announce that Prof. Dr. Heinz-Otto Peitgen has joined our Advisory Board. Heinz-Otto Peitgen is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Bremen University and Florida Atlantic University where he served for more than three decades.
A pioneer in the study of fractal geometry and chaos theory, Prof. Peitgen has been instrumental in the digital transformation of image based diagnostics and surgery. He is the founder of Fraunhofer MEVIS, Institute for Medical Image Computing, and co-founder of MeVis Medical Solutions AG, which was acquired by Varian Medical Systems Inc., Palo Alto, last year. It is great to have him on board as a sparring partner and thought leader in shaping medicine for the 21st century.
As of January 1st, 2016, BGM Associates Co-Founder Friedrich Gause became Managing Partner alongside Hans Maier. Friedrich Gause succeeds Gert Bruche who continues to serve the company in his role as a Partner.
Friedrich returns after a three-year period as interim COO of Piramal Imaging (PI), a molecular imaging startup. Following the spin-off of Bayer AG's molecular imaging assets into PI, Friedrich has driven the launch of PI's first PET tracer for the clinical evaluation of dementia & Alzheimer's disease and the buildup of the commercial organization and distribution network in the US, Europe and Asia/Pacific.
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