Rainer OberbauerMSc, MD, PhD
Rainer Oberbauer is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Department of Nephrology & Dialysis and Transplant Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, AUSTRIA. Dr. Oberbauer received his MD from the University of Vienna, Austria in 1990 and his MSc in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, USA in 2005. He completed his fellowship in nephrology at the Universities of Vienna and Stanford, became Assistant Professor of Medicine in Vienna in 1996 and advanced to Associate Professor in 1999. In 2006 he was promoted to Director of the Renal Department of the Elisabethinen Hospital, Linz, Austria and 2014 to Director of the Department for Nephrology and Dialysis, Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna.
Dr. Oberbauer has a longstanding clinical and scientific interest in renal transplantation and he has published numerous experimental as well as clinical papers in this field. He is a member of many international transplant societies, current chair of EKITA and is EIC of Transplant Int and on the editorial board of a number of other major international transplant journals. He has also received several academic awards for his scientific papers, which mainly focus on genetic and clinical epidemiology and new immunosuppressive strategies following renal transplantation.