Dr Jens Jordan

Jens Jordan is currently director of the department for clinical pharmacology at Hannover Medical School (MHH) in Germany.  He graduated from Medical School at Free University Berlin and received his training in clinical pharmacology and internal medicine at Franz-Volhard Clinic in Berlin and at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Jens Jordan and his group are pursuing mechanisms controlling cardiovascular regulation and molecular mechanisms responsible for obesity associated cardiovascular and metabolic disease. A particular focus is the pathogenesis and treatment of obesity-associated arterial hypertension.

He is chair of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Obesity, Diabetes, and High Risk Patients. He serves as a member of several editorial boards including “Hypertension” and “American Journal of Physiology Regulatory”. Jens Jordan is associate editor of “Clinical Autonomic Research” and has published more than 180 original manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.