Eckhard U. Alt, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Section of Cardiology
School of Medicine
Eckhard U Alt, MD, PhD

Education & Affiliations

MD: University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany 1974
ECFMG: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA 1975
Cardiology-Medicine: Rechts der Isar Medical Center, Technische Universitaet, Munich, Germany, Habilitation, Internal Medicine, 1984
Clinical Internship, Medical Intern, Krankenhaus Schwabing, Munich, Germany
Clinical Internship, Surgical Intern, Krankenhaus Harlaching, Munich, Germany
Clinical Residency, Surgical Resident, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilian Universitaet, Munich, Germany
Clinical Fellowship, Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Rechts der Isar Medical Center, Technische Universitaet, Munich, Germany
Clinical Fellowship, Professor of Medicine, Rechts der Isar Medical Center, Technische Universitaet, Munich, Germany


Ilmer M, Mazurek N, Gilcrease MZ, Byrd JC, Woodward WA, Buchholz TA, Acklin K, Ramirez K, Hafley M, Alt E, Vykoukal J, Bresalier RS. (2016). Low expression of galectin- 3 is associated with poor survival in node-positive breast cancers and mesenchymal phenotype in breast cancer stem cells. Breast Cancer Res. Sep 29;18(1):97.
Recio-Boiles A, Ilmer M, Rhea PR, Kettlun C, Heinemann ML, Ruetering J, Vykoukal J, Alt E.
 (2016) JNK pathway inhibition selectively primes pancreatic cancer stem cells to TRAIL-
 induced apoptosis without affecting the physiology of normal tissue resident stem cells.
 Oncotarget ;7 (9), 9890- 9906
Lin D, Chai Y, Izadpanah R, Braun SE, Alt E. (2016) NPR3 protects cardiomyocytes from apoptosis
 through inhibition of cytosolic BRCA1 and TNF-α. Cell Cycle. Sep 16;15(18):2414-9.
Klein SM, Vykoukal J, Li DP, Pan HL, Zeitler K, Alt E, Geis S, Felthaus O,
 Prantl L. (2016 )Peripheral Motor and Sensory Nerve Conduction following Transplantation of Undifferentiated Autologous Adipose Tissue–Derived Stem Cells in a Biodegradable
 US Food and Drug Administration–Approved Nerve Conduit. Plastic and reconstructive
 surgery. Jul 1;138(1):132-9.
Prantl L, Schreml J, Gehmert S, Klein S, Bai X, Zeitler K, Schreml S, Alt E, Gehmert S,
 Felthaus O. (2016)Transcription Profile in Sporadic Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis Reveals
 Differential Expression at the Level of Adipose Tissue–Derived Stem Cells.
 Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Apr 1;137(4):1181-90.