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Vienna, Austria


University of Vienna, MD 1990 Harvard University, MSc 2005 Semmelweis University, PhD, 2017

Professional Experience Residency and Fellowship Training

  • 1991-1993, 95-96 Medical Resident & Fellow, Univ of Vienna, Austria
  • 1993-1995 Research Fellow in Nephrology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
  • Academic Appointments:  1996-1999 Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2003-2005 MSc in Statistics & Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard, MA, USA
  • 2010 Professor of Medicine, Medical University of Vienna Clinical
  • Position: 2006-2016 Director, Dept of Internal Medicine III, Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation KH Elisabethinen, Linz
  • 2014–present Director, Div of Nephrology & Dialysis, Dept of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Competitive research funding from EU and National Organizations since 1997


  • ESOT (past chair: EKITA) http://www.esot.org/OrganizationChart/EKITA.aspx EDTA (DESCARTES) http://www.era-edta.org/descartes/descartes_members.htm ASN (FASN) http://www.asn-online.org
  • Editorial Board Member Clin J Am Soc Nephrol (past member) Transplant Int (Co-EIC) Nephrol Dial Transplant (AE)
  • Reviewer for many international top journals such as The Lancet, Nature Medicine, BMJ, JAMA
  • Member of NIH/ NIAID Study Sections (2005-ongoing)
  • Principal Investigator of several international multicenter trials
  • Publications and further Information - www.meduniwien.ac.at/nephrology