Guntram Schernthaner

Guntram Schernthaner






Education and Positions: 1972 M.D. 1982-1988 Head of the Division of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Dept Medicine II, Univ Vienna. Since 1987 Professor of Medicine, University of Vienna He was for 25 years (1988-2013) Director of the Department of Medicine I (Diabetes, Endocrinology & Oncology) Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria International Activities: 1988-1991 Council Member and 1991 Vice-President of the European Society for Clinical Investigation. 1994-1997 Council Member of the European Diabetes Association.
1996 President of the 32nd European Diabetes Congress – 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Diabetes Association (EASD) in Vienna, Austria

Research work: more than 350 papers published in leading Journals are listed in the PubMed.:
NEJM, Lancet, Diabetes, Diabetes Care, J.Clin.Endocrin.Metab, Diabetologia, Metabolism, Diabetes Obesity & Metabolism, Horm Metab Research, Amer.J.Medicine, Europ.J.Clin.Invest ,Cell Immunology, Europ Heart Journal, Hypertension, Amer.J.Hypertension, Stroke, Cancer, J Amer.Soc.Neph, Nephron, Kidney International Leukemia, Brit J Haematology, Art.Tromb.Vasc.Biol, Atherosclerosis, J. Thromb & Haemostasis, Thrombosis & Haemostasis, Thrombosis Research, Amer.Review Resp.Disease, Obesity Surgery, Internat.J.Obesity, Obesity Research, Calcified Tissue International, Immunogenetics, Tissue Antigens

According to the Citation Index of Web of Science ® his papers were cited more than 10.000 fold and his h-index is 45. His total impact factor is about 2000

International Scientific Cooperations and Publications: with more than 40 Universities in Europe, USA, Australia, Canada, Japan, Brasil

Invited Lectures:
Invited lectures were presented at many Annual Meetings of the following International Societies including: ADA, EASD, EDTA/ERA, IDF, European Society of Hypertension, European Society of Endocrinology, European Society of Obesity, International Society of Kidney Diseases, International Society of Cardiology, Chinese Society of Diabetes, CODHY International

Principal Investigator: of more than 40 Studies e.g. Canadian-Cyclosporin Trial, Diapep277 Study, IDNT, IRMA2, QUARTET, PROactive, STOPNIDDM, GUIDE, ORIGIN, LEAD-6, DIRECT, EUREXA, DURATION 6, GENERATION

Involved in many International Guidelines as author or as official reviewer: ADA-EASD Consensus 2012, KDIGO 2012, Joint Guidelines of ESC and EASD (2007) for diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Joint International Guidelines of IAGG and EDWPOP for the Treatment of Elderly Patients with Diabetes mellitus, Austrian Diabetes Guidelines (2013), German Diabetes Guidelines (2013)

Awards, Prices, Medals
1982 Bertram Award of the German Diabetes Association
1997 Albert Renold Medal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
2014 Honorary Member of the German Diabetes Association