Irene Lang, a holder of an M.D. degree, carried out her medical education and residency at the University of Vienna, before taking on a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of California, which included a joint appointment with the Scripps Research Institute. In 1994, she returned to Vienna to continue training at the Vienna General Hospital and the University of Vienna, where she has since been working. Since 2004, she has been a Professor of vascular biology at the Medical University of Vienna (MUV), Austria. Professor Lang leads a clinical and an experimental group in vascular medicine. She was nominated by the World Medical Association as a “Caring Physician of the World” in 2006. She is currently the President of the Austrian Society of Cardiology and of the “Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaft und Forschung im allgemeinen Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien und den Universitätskliniken” in Vienna. She is also the Deputy Chair of the Division of Cardiology at the MUV.
Biography Updated on 3 July 2011