Emmanuel Chorianopoulos earned his MD at the University of Heidelberg , Germany. After working as a postdoc at the Max-Planck-Institute for Physiological and Clinical Resarch in Bad Nauheim, Germany, he joined the Dep. Of Cardiology and Angiology at the Freiburg University Hospital. While working on the field of angiogenesis and arteriogenesis he finished his Fellowhip in Cardiology in 2004 and joined Peter Carmeliet`s lab the same year for further postdoctoral research on the field of angiogenesis. In 2006 he moved over to Heidelberg again to join the Dep. Of Cardiology and Angiology at the University Hospital , where he currently holds the position as physician scientist and group leader on the field of myocardial hypertrophy and angiogenesis.