Editor Profile

Beat J. Meyer, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology Board

Beat J. Meyer, MD, is Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Bern and Chief of the Division of Cardiology at the Lindenhofspital in Bern, Switzerland. He has been a principal investigator on numerous European and international studies in cardiology published in the Lancet, Circulation, European Heart Journal, and other medical journals. His research emphasizes platelet function in acute coronary syndromes and the mechanism of coronary thrombosis. Dr. Meyer has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology since 1999.


Leadership positions in professional societies

Bern Heart Foundation (President); International Academy of Medicine, Bern, Switzerland (Director)

Summaries by Beat Meyer