Georg Hansmann

Friedrich-alexander-universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Prof. Dr. Georg Hansmann, MD, PhD, MBA

• Attending pediatric and adult congenital cardiologist, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.
• Founding chair of the AEPC working group “Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Failure and Transplantation” (2015-2018, councilor 2018-21), senior author of the according AEPC training recommendations, founding and current chair of the European Pediatric PVD Network (EPPVDN; 2015-present;, AHA Co-Chair of the AHA/ATS Guidelines on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension (2015), Chair of the EPPVDN Consensus Statement on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension (2019)
• Task force member of the 2015 ESC/ERS guidelines on pulmonary hypertension, the 2022 ISHLT consensus statement on the peri-operative management of PH and right heart failure, and the AHA consensus statement on “Clinical Management and Transplant Considerations in Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension due to Left Heart Failure” (pending).
• Federally funded Principal Investigator in Cardiovascular Biomedicine: Original article publications in Cell, Science and Nature journals, as well as Circulation, Circulation Research, JCI, JHLT, etc. My trainees received several international research awards and grants (NIH, FEBS, AEPC, EU/ERS), produced high impact publications (IF >10), and were recruited by top universities in the United States and the UK.
• Hansmann G, Chouvarine P, Diekmann F, Giera M, Ralser M, Mülleder M, von Kaisenberg C, Bertram H, Legchenko, Hass R. Human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cell-derived treatment of severe pulmonary arterial hypertension. Nature Cardiovascular Research. 2022; doi: 10.1038/s44161-022-00083-z
• Hansmann G, Diekmann F, Chouvarine P, Ius F, Carlens J, Schwerk N, Warnecke G, Vogel-Claussen J, Hohmann D, Alten T, Jack T. J Heart Lung Transplant. Full recovery of right ventricular systolic function in children undergoing bilateral lung transplantation for severe PAH. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022; 41: 187-198. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2021.10.014.
• Hansmann G, Sabiniewicz A, Sabiniewicz R. Atrial Flow Regulator for Postcapillary Pulmonary Hypertension: First-in-Human Transcatheter AFR Device Implantations in Restrictive Cardiomyopathy. JACC Case Rep. 2022 May 31; 4: 878-884. doi: 10.1016/j.jaccas.2022.05.010.