Prof. Dr. Karsten Schober

DVM, Dr med vet, PhD,
Diplomate ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)

Professional Training and Experience

1990 Graduation University of Leipzig, Germany
1990-94 Internship, residency, and thesis (Dr med vet) University of Leipzig, Germany
1993 Visitor at the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA (5 months)
1994/95 PostDoc Fellow at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
1995-2003 PhD program and senior lecturer at the Department of Small Animal Medicine, University of Leipzig, Germany
2002 Habilitation thesis (PhD)
1999/2000 PostDoc Research Fellow at the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Columbia/Missouri
2003-present Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of veterinary Clinical Studies, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

  • Assessment of left ventricular diastolic function in cats
  • Assessment of left atrial function in dogs and cats
  • Feline cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Canine subaortic stenosis
  • Circulating cardiac biomarkers
  • Novel echocardiographic techniques