Rainer Arendt, MD 
Lecturer in Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Dr. Arendt studied medicine at the University of Bonn.

He was a NATO research fellow in psychopharmacology at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston and a Max-Planck research fellow in neuropharmacology at the Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry in Munich.

He trained in internal medicine, cardiology and nephrology at the Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich.

In addition to his clinical responsibilities he was the head of the mental stress research lab in Grosshadern.

His main research interests and clinical focus are stress-related disorders as well as primary and secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death, myocardial infarction or stroke.

In Zürich he developed new tools in Brief Psychotherapy for smoking cessation, body weight control and stress relief.