The E.K. Frey – E. Werle Foundation Impressum

The E.K. Frey – E. Werle Foundation of the Henning L. Voigt Family is an incorporated public foundation, which is seated in Munich, that exclusively pursues non-profit goals. Organs of the Foundation are the Foundation Executives (Governor and Vice Governor) and the Board of Trustees with 8 to 12 members that is headed by the Chair and Vicechair. The Foundation is named after Emil Karl Frey and Eugen Werle, two scientists who discovered the kallikrein-kinin system, and the Henning L. Voigt Family, which donated 1 Million DM (approximately 500 000 €) for its establishment in 1988.

The businessman and publisher Henning Leonhard Voigt was born May 8, 1928 in Dresden. In 1988 he was appointed Honorary Senator of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich in recognition of the establishment of the Foundation and his continued support of the kallikrein-kinin research worldwide. He passed away January 4, 1998. Mrs. Gerda Garcia and their son, Jason Henning Voigt, continued the generous engagement of Henning L. Voigt in the Foundation for the benefit of science.

The purpose of the E.K. Frey – E. Werle Foundation of the Henning L. Voigt Family is the promotion of science and research in the fields of cardiology, hemostaseology and metabolism, in particular to clarify the role of the kallikrein-kinin system and related subjects in health and disease. The E.K. Frey - E. Werle Foundation is a judicable foundation under civil law.

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E.K. FREY - E. WERLE Foundation

of the Henning L. Voigt Family

Prof. Dr. Alexander Faussner

Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention

Clinical Pathobiochemistry

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Pettenkoferstr. 9

80336 Munich


Fax:    +49-(0)89-4400-54740

Prof. Dr. Hans Fritz

Schloßbergstr. 18

82418 Murnau


Fax:    +49-(0)8841-6288-482