!!Short CV of Harald Reuter

*Elementary Schools and Gymnasium Düsseldorf and Aachen (Germany) (1940-1954)
*Medical studies; Universities of Freiburg (Germany) and Innsbruck (Austria) (1954-1959)
*Dissertation thesis (M.D.); University of Mainz (Germany)(1960)
*Habilitation thesis; University of Mainz (1965)\\

!Positions held:
*Assistant; Department of Pharmacology, University of Mainz (1960-1965)
*Privatdozent (same Department) (1965-1969)
*Assistant Professor; University of Minnesota/Mayo Clinic, USA (1967-1968)
*Professor of Pharmacology; Department of Pharmacology, University of Bern, Switzerland (1969-1999)
*Chairman; same Department (1972-1999)
*Dean of the Medical Faculty; University of Bern (1983-1985)
*Professor emeritus of Pharmacology, University of Bern (1999- )

!Fellowships and Visiting Professorships:
*Fellowship (Habilitationsstipendium) of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (1963-1965)
*Visiting Professor, Department of Physiology,Yale University, New Haven, Conn.(USA) (1971, 1978-1979 and 1986)
*Visiting Professor, British Council, Great Britain (1974)
*Visiting Professor, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (1978)
*Visiting Professor, Biozentrum, University of Basel (1986-1987)
*Visiting Professor, Peking University,China (1987)
*Visiting Professor (sabbaticals, collaborations) Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA (1992-2002)\\

!Main scientific interests:
*Regulation, modulation and molecular structure of ion channels (discovery of calcium-channels in the heart);
*discovery and function of cardiac sodium/calcium exchange in the heart; excitation-contraction coupling in the heart;
*calcium and signal transduction; ion channel expression in PC12 cells and Xenopus oocytes;
*presynaptic vesicle cycling in hippocampal neurons\\

*Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie; The Physiological Society (G.B.);
*American Physiological Society; Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Aerzte;
*Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin; Cardiac Muscle Society (USA, Honorary Member);
*ÜSchweizerische Gesellschaft für Experimentelle Pharmakologie (Honorary Member);\\

!Editorial Boards:
*Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Arch. Pharmacol. (1971-1992); CirculationRes.(1972-1979);
*J.Physiol. (Lond.)(1977-); J. Cell. Mol. Cardiol. (1986-1990); J.Membrane Biol.(1986-1998); News
*Physiol. Sci.(1988-1994); Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B (1990-1994); Rev. Physiol. Biochem.Pharmacol. (1991-1996)\\

!Awards, Prizes, Honours:
*"Award for Outstanding Research" of the International Society for Heart Research (1984)
*Drew Award in Biomedical Research, Drew University, Madison N.I. (USA)(1984)
*Marcel Benoist-Prize of the Swiss Government (1984)
*Schmiedeberg-Medal of the GermanSociety of Pharmacology and Toxicology(1987)
*Jonathan Magnes-Prize, Hebrew University, (1988)
*K.S.Cole Award, Biophysical Society, USA (1993)
*Ernst Jung-Medal for Medicine in Gold, Jung-Foundation for Science and Research, Hamburg (2002)(Life-time Achievement Award)
*Discussion Meeting honoring "Harald Reuter for his Remarkable Career in Science", Biophysical Society (USA) (2008)\\

!Scientific Academies (elected Member):
*Academia Europaea (1989)
*Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher, Leopoldina" (1993)
*Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (1995)
*Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea, Salzburg (1997)
*National Academy of Sciences, USA, Foreign Member (1997)
*Académie Royal de Médecine de Belgique, ForeignMember(2001)\\

!Honorary Lectures:
*Nahum Lecture, Yale University(1978)
*Hans Hecht Lecture, University of Chicago(1978)
*McDowall Lecture, King's College, University of London (1986)
*Jonathan Magnes Memorial Lecture, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (1988)
*William D. Stubenbord Lecture, Cornell University Medical College, New York (1988)
*D. Nachshen Lecture, University of Maryland, Baltimore (1991)
*A.J.Carlson Memorial Lecture, University of Chicago(1997)\\

!Public Services:
*Member of the Scientific Council on Drug Regulation in Switzerland, 1979-1988
*AIDS Coordinator of the Canton of Bern, 1985-1986
*Member of the Scientific Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation, 1988-799
*Member of the Advisory Board of the"Department of Clinical Research", Univertity of Basel, 1988-1994
*Member and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the "Biocenter" University of Basel, 1993-2003
*Member and Chairman of the Swiss Foundation for medical-biological Stipends" 1994-2008
*Chairman of the "Committee on Human Rights" of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences 1998-present
*Chairman of the Search Committee for a Director of the Friedrich Miescher-Institute, Basel 2001-2003
*Member of the Council and Executive Committee of the "Israeli-Palestinian Science Organization"(IPSO), 2004-present

(January 2009)