Short CV/Education and training

  • 1987 – 2000
    Junior doctor at Frankfurt University Hospital, Internal Medicine, concentration in angiology

  • 1992 – 1993
    Parental leave and child-raising hiatus

  • 1993 – 1996
    Half-time employment as a junior doctor

  • Since 1995
    Director of the Frankfurt University Hospital Coagulation Laboratory

  • 1996
    Specialist in internal medicine

  • 1996 – 2002
    C1 position (full-time) as a research associate at the Frankfurt University Hospital

  • 1997
    Designated research concentration in angiology

  • 2000 – 2003
    Senior consultant for angiology

  • 2002
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification)

  • 2003 – 2006
    Acting director of the Angiology Department

  • 2004
    Certification for a medical concentration in angiology in accordance with ISO 9001:2000 for clinical medicine, research and teaching

  • 2005
    Additional concentration in haemostasiology

  • Since 2007
    Director of the Angiology/Haemostasiology Department

  • Since 2008
    Professor by special appointment

Selected publications

  • Lindhoff-Last, E. et al.: Assays for measuring rivaroxaban – their suitability and limitations. Ther Drug Monit 2010, in press.

  • Linnemann, B. et al.: Variability of residual platelet function despite clopidogrel treatment in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease. In: Atherosclerosis 2, 2010. S. 504-509. Epub 2010 Jan 25.

  • Schindewolf, M. et al.: Heparin-induced non-necrotizing skin lesions: rarely associated with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. In: J Thromb Haemost. 2010 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Luxembourg, B. et al.: Cardiovascular risk factors in idiopathic compared to risk-associated venous thromboembolism: A focus on fibrinogen, factor VIII, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP). In: Thromb Haemost. 102(4), 2009. S. 668-675.

  • Linnemann, B. et al.: Hereditary and acquired thrombophilia in patients with upper extremity deep-vein thrombosis. Results from the MAISTHRO registry. MAISTHRO registry. In: Thromb Haemost 100(3), 2008. S. 440-446.

  • Linnemann, B. et al.: Standardization of light transmittance aggregometry for monitoring antiplatelet therapy: an adjustment for platelet count is not necessary. In: J Thromb Haemost. 6(4), 2008. S. 677-683. Epub 2008 Jan 8.

  • Lindhoff-Last, E., Kreutzenbeck, H.J., Magnani, H.N.: Treatment of 51 pregnancies with danaparoid because of heparin intolerance. In: Thromb Haemost 93(1), 2005. S. 63-69.

  • Lindhoff-Last, E. et al.: Incidence and clinical relevance of heparin-induced antibodies in patients with deep vein thrombosis treated with unfractionated or low-molecular-weight heparin. In: Br J Haematol. 118(4), 2002. S. 1137-1142.

  • Lindhoff-Last, E. et al.: Determination of heparin-platelet factor 4-IgG antibodies improves diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. In: Br J Haematol 113(4), 2001. S. 886-890.

  • Mani, H. et al.: Determination of clopidogrel main metabolite in plasma: a useful tool for monitoring therapy? In: Ther Drug Monit 30(1), 2008. S. 84-89.

Selected projects

  • Development of new tests for studying thrombocyte function in haemorrhagic diathesis or thrombophilia

  • Influencing blood coagulation by means of new antithrombotic agents

  • Researching rare forms of venous thrombosis such as V. cava inferior thromboses, Paget-Schroetter disease

  • Researching rare thrombophilic defects

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) committee and the structuring commission for the medical division of Frankfurt University Hospital

  • Member of the committee on teaching and research, German Society for Angiology

  • Member of the advisory board, German Society for Angiology

  • Member of the angiology section, German Cardiac Society

  • Director of the thrombophilia working group, German Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis Research

  • Member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) review board, section on Heart and Circulatory Research

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Many years of experience in a management position

  • Social competencies gained through many years of coordinating family and career


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