- From Eisenhower’s Heart Attack to modern cardiology
- Prometheus or the Future of Cardiology
- Pharmacotherapy of the Future: From Molecules to Genetic Tools
For medical students, a textbook „Herz-Kreislauf" (Block lectures on cardiocvascular medicine) by Jan Steffel and Thomas F. Lüscher, Springer Heidelberg 2010, summarizing the entire field is available. Together with Jan Steffel, Thomas F. Lüscher is the co-editor of the textbook series "Module Innere Medizin" (Springer Verlag).
Furthermore, the Center for Molecular Cardiology is responsible for the cardiovascular physiology courses for medical students in the second year.
Master Degrees, PhD and MD Programmes
A programme for a master degree in medicine as well as PhD and MD degrees in various areas of cardiovascular medicine and basic cardiovascular research research is provided by the Center for Molecular Cardiology and its research groups. Indeed, numerous students from Switzerland and many countries have obtained their degrees under his supervision.
He supported academic careers of young cardiologists and cardiovascular scientists worldwide. Indeed, thanks to an extensive inernational network, many fellows of his were sent to prestige institutions abroad for further training in clinical cardiology or cardiovascular research.
More than 50 clinicians and scientists have obtained their „Privatdozent“ degree(Habilitation) under his supervision at the Universities of Basel, Bern and Zurich.
Furthermore, through donations to the Foundation for Cardiovascular Research eight assistant professorships have been created to allow established clinicians and investigators to persue their academic career.
The Foundation of Cardiovascular Research offeres a large postgraduate educational programme. The symposia, conferences and congresses are organized by the Education Center of the Zurich Heart House.