Frieder Keller was born on February 2, 1949 in Winnenden (Baden-Württemberg). Since 1993, he works as a Professor and Head of the Division of Nephrology, University of Ulm. In 1969, he did his medical studies at the Free University of Berlin, and, in 1975, he passed the medical state examination. In 1976, Keller did his medical thesis with the title “Diffusion and convection in the extra cellular space of the brain.” In 1986, he received the Venia Legendi for internal medicine with the assignment “pharmacokinetics and impaired kidney function” and an oral presentation about “multigranular logic and medical decision making.” Keller was an Assistant Physician in internal medicine at the Steglitz Clinic, Free University of Berlin in 1978 and Transplantation Coordinator at the transplantation centre UKS Berlin in 1984. He was board certified in internal medicine in 1985 and in clinical pharmacology in 2005. He was a Member of the German Society of Nephrology in 1994, Member of the working group on ethics in medicine, University of Ulm since 1994, Member of the American Society of Nephrology in 1995, Member of the German Transplant Society in 1996, Acting Member of the Ethics Committee of the Aerztekammer Baden-Wuerttemberg in Stuttgart in 2007, and Member of the ERA-EDTA Ethics Committee in 2010.
Biography Updated on 28 March 2011