Thomas H. Schindler, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiology

Clinical Expertise:
Nuclear Medicine

Clinical Interest

PET and SPECT in cardiovascular disease, ischemic heart disease, cardiac viability, myocarditis, vascular Inflammation, chest pain, microvascular angina, heart failure, cardiac sarcoidosis, syndrome X, microvascular dysfunction

Research Interests

coronary circulatory dysfunction, cardiac sarcoidosis, endocannabinoid system in obesity, myocardial cannabinoid type 1 receptor, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, myocardial angiotensin II type 1 receptor, cardiac computed tomography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Link to Publications

Education History

Fellowship

Postdoctoral training (nuclear cardiology and PET), University of California, Los Angeles; Cardiology, University Hospital of Basel

Residency

Medicine and Cardiology, University of Freiburg; Pathology, Saint Vincentius Hospital, University of Freiburg

Medical Degree

University of Leipzig

Doctorate

University of Leipzig

Undergraduate

University of Fribourg

Associations

European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
European Society of Cardiology
European Association of Nuclear Medicine
American Heart Association
German Society of Cardiology
Swiss Society of Cardiology
American Physiology Society
Academy of Molecular Imaging
Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
North American Society for Cardiac Imaging
Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
International Society for Cardiovascular Translational Research
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Board of Directors, Cardiovascular Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Faculty Senate Council Member, Washington University in St. Louis

Awards

2020 Presidential Distinguished Educator Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
2020 Zaret-Beller Reviewer of the Year Award, The Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
2019 Reviewer Award, Cardiovascular Imaging, European Heart Journal
2018 Hermann Blumgart Award for Cardiovascular Imaging, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
2018 Reviewer Award, International Journal of Cardiology
2016 Reviewer Award, Cardiovascular Imaging, European Heart Journal
2015 Reviewer of the Year Award, European Heart Journal
2012 Elite Reviewer Award, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2011 Elite Reviewer Award, American College of Cardiology
2010 Fellow, American College of Cardiology
2006 Clinical Research AwardAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology
2005 Cardiovascular Young Investigator Imaging Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine
2004 Cardiovascular Young Investigator Imaging Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine
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