Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh
Volker Rudolph, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of General and Interventional Cardiology, University Heart Center Hamburg, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr. 52
Hamburg, Germany


M.D., Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Board certification for Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany
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Important Publications
Rudolph V, RP Andrie, TK Rudolph, K Friedrichs, A Klinke, B Hirsch-Hoffmann, AP Schwoerer, D Lau, X Fu, K Klingel, K Sydow, M Didie, K Szoecs, JW Schrickel, H Treede, U Wenzel, T Lewalter, G Nickenig, WH Zimmermann, T Meinertz, RH Boger, H Reichenspurner, BA Freeman, T Eschenhagen, H Ehmke, SL Hazen, S Willems and S Baldus.  Myeloperoxidase, a mediator of atrial fibrillation.  Nat Med 16:470-474, 2010.
Rudolph V,TK Rudolph, FJ Schopfer, G Bonacci, SR Woodcock, MP Cole, R Ramani and BA Freeman.  Endogenous generation and protective effects of nitro-oleate in a murine model of ischemia and reperfusion.  Cardiovasc Res 85:155-166, 2010. 
Rudolph V and BA Freeman.  Cardiovascular consequences when nitric oxide and lipid signaling converge.  Circ Res 105:511-522, 2009.
Rudolph V, FJ Schopfer, NK Khoo, TK Rudolph, MP Cole, S Woodcock, G Bonacci, A Groeger, F Golin-Bisello, SC Chen, PR Baker and BA Freeman.  Nitro fatty acid metabolome:  Saturation, desaturation,  beta-oxidation and protein adduction.  J Biol Chem 284:1461-1473, 2009.
Rudolph V, TK Rudolph, FJ Schopfer, G Bonacci, D Lau, K Szoecs, A Klinke, T Meinertz, BA Freeman and S Baldus.  Bivalirudin enhances myeloperoxidase binding to endothelial cells and decreases NO bioavailability.  J Pharmacol Exp Ther 327:324-331, 2008.
Baldus S, V Rudolph, M Roiss, W Ito, T Rudolph, J Eiserich, K Sydow, D Lau, K Szocs, A Klinke, L Kubala, L Berglund, S Schrepfer, T Deuse, M Haddad, T Risius, H Klemm, H Reichenspurner, T Meinertz and T Heitzer.  Heparins increase endothelial nitric oxide bioavailability by liberating vessel-immobilized myeloperoxidase.  Circulation 113:1871-1878, 2006. 

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