Short CV/Education and training

  • 1998 – 2004
    Medical school, Eberhard-Karls University Tuebingen, Germany

  • 2004 – 2006
    Research Fellowship in Vascular Biology, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich

  • 2006 – 2010
    Residency Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Germany and Switzerland

  • 2010 – 2012
    Fellowship Cardiac Imaging, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Zurich and Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, UK

  • 2012 – 2015
    PhD studies and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Institut de Cardiology, Montréal, QC, Canada and University Heart Center Freiburg-Bad Krozingen, Germany

  • Since 2016
    SNF-Professor of Cardiac Imaging, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Selected publications

  • Gebhard C, Buechel RR, Stähli BE, Gransar H, Achenbach S, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Callister TQ, Chow B, Dunning A, Al-Mallah MH, Cademartiri F, Chinnaiyan K; Rubinshtein R, Marques H, DeLago A, Villines TC, Hadamitzky M; Hausleiter J, Shaw LJ, Cury RC, Feuchtner G, Kim YJ, Maffei E, Raff G, Pontone G, Andreini D, Chang HJ, Leipsic J, Min JK, Kaufmann PA. Impact of Age and Sex on Left Ventricular Function Determined by Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography: Results from the Prospective Multicentre CONFIRM Study. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016

  • Gebhard C, Fuchs TA, Stehli J, Gransar H, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Achenbach S, Al-Mallah M, Andreini D, Cademartiri F, Callister TQ, Chang HJ, Chinnaiyan K, Chow BJW, Cury R, Delago A, Gomez M, Hadamitzky M, Hausleiter J, Hindoyan N, Feuchtner G, Kim YJ, Leipsic J, Lin FY, Maffei E, Pontone G, Raff G, Shaw LJ, Villines TC, Dunning A, Min JK, Kaufmann PA. Coronary Dominance and Prognosis in Patients Undergoing Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography: Results from CONFIRM (Coronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes: An InteRnational Multicenter Registry). Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Aug;16(8):853-62.

  • Gebhard C, Stahli BE, Gebhard CE, Fiechter M, Fuchs TA, Stehli J, Klaeser B, Tanner FC, Gaemperli O, Kaufmann PA. Gender- and age-related differences in rest and post-stress left ventricular cardiac function determined by gated SPECT. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging. 2014;30(6):1191-9.

  • Gebhard C, Stahli BE, Gebhard CE, Tasnady H, Zihler D, Wischnewsky MB, Jenni R, Tanner FC. Age- and gender-dependent left ventricular remodeling. Echocardiography. 2013;30(10):1143-50.

  • Gebhard C, Fiechter M, Fuchs TA, Stehli J, Muller E, Stahli BE, Gebhard CE, Ghadri JR, Klaeser B, Gaemperli O, Kaufmann PA. Coronary artery stents: influence of adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction on image quality using 64-HDCT. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging. 2013;14(10):969-77.

  • Gebhard C, Holy EW, Camici GG, Akhmedov A, Stampfli SF, Stahli BE, von Rickenbach B, Breitenstein A, Greutert H, Yang Z, Luscher TF, Tanner FC. Caffeine induces endothelial tissue factor expression via phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase inhibition. Thrombosis and haemostasis. 2012;107(5):884-94.

  • Gebhard C, Stahli BE, Shi Y, Camici GG, Akhmedov A, Hoegger L, Lohmann C, Matter CM, Hassa PO, Hottiger MO, Malinski T, Luscher TF, Tanner FC. Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 protects from oxidative stress induced endothelial dysfunction. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 2011;414(4):641-6.

  • Gebhard C, Breitenstein A, Akhmedov A, Gebhard CE, Camici GG, Luscher TF, Tanner FC. Amphetamines induce tissue factor and impair tissue factor pathway inhibitor: role of dopamine receptor type 4. European Heart Journal. 2010;31(14):1780-91.

  • Gebhard C, Akhmedov A, Mocharla P, Angstenberger J, Sahbai S, Camici GG, Luscher TF, Tanner FC. PDGF-CC induces tissue factor expression: role of PDGF receptor alpha/beta. Basic research in cardiology. 2010;105(3):349-56.

  • Gebhard C, Stampfli SF, Gebhard CE, Akhmedov A, Breitenstein A, Camici GG, Holy EW, Luscher TF, Tanner FC. Guggulsterone, an anti-inflammatory phytosterol, inhibits tissue factor and arterial thrombosis. Basic research in cardiology. 2009;104(3):285-94.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Age-dependent Remodelling of the Female Heart – Protective or Detrimental?

  • HDL-based therapeutic approaches for aortic valve stenosis-dissecting the role of apolipoprotein AI-degrading proteases

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

  • Member of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Additional qualifications

  • 2011: Board Certification Internal Medicine, Switzerland

  • 2012: Board Certification Cardiology, Switzerland

  • 2012: ECFMG Certification, US


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