Dr. Pacher is a Head of Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology and Tissue Injury at National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at National Institutes of Health, USA. He is also an adjunct Professor of Anesthesiology at Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch.


Dr. Pacher co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications and listed among top 50-100 most cited researchers in the World in Pharmacology and Toxicology fields during the past decade since 2010, and also among the top 1% cited in Clinical Medicine, Biology and Biochemistry fields. He has also been listed in Highly Cited 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 in Pharmacology & Toxicology and was included in list of: ”The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014-2017” Thomson Reuters, Institute of Scientific Information. He is editorial board member of numerous scientific periodicals, recipient of numerous national/international research awards and grants, Doctor Honoris Causa from the Faculty of Medicine Semmelweis University, and elected Fellow of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Physiological Society. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Cancer Redox Biology Faculty at National Cancer Institute.


His research interest is to understand the mechanisms of tissue injury and inflammation, and to identify novel therapeutic targets to counteract these pathological processes.