Helmut Sinzinger

Medical University of Vienna, Austria


H. Sinzinger, born 1948 in Vienna, Austria, received his M.D. degree in 1973 at the University of Vienna and started his scientific work at the Department of Anatomy, moving later to the Departments of Physiology and Internal Medicine and finally Nuclear Medicine. He is specialist of internal medicine, nuclear medicine, and atherosclerosis research. He was appointed Associated Professor for Atherosclerosis Research (1979), Nuclear Medicine (1985), and Clinical Pharmacology (1994). Professor Sinzinger is the Secretary General of the Danubian League against Thrombosis and Haemorrhagic Disorders since 2000, the Head of the Wilhelm Auerswald Atherosclerosis Research Group (ASF) Vienna since 1981, the Medical Director of the Institute for Diagnosis and Treatment of Lipid Disorders and Atherosclerosis (ATHOS) since 1992, the Medical Director of the Institute for Nuclear Medicine ISOTOPIX since 1995. Among 31 national and international prizes, he was awarded with the Scientific Award of the City of Vienna 1985, the CIS-Jean Debiesse Prize “Nuclear Medicine” 1992 and 1999, the world award of the International Union of Angiology, in Paris 1992. He is Member of many national and international societies, for example, American Heart Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Task Force Member at the National Institute of Health. He is also the Honorary Member of the Hungarian Atherosclerosis Society (since 1984), The Polish Academy of Sciences (since 1993), and a Visiting Professor at the Universities in Cracow, Perugia, Barcelona and Ekpoma. He was invited to more than 100 guest lectures at foreign universities (among others Albert Einstein College, Mayo Clinic, Scripps Clinic, William Harvey Institute, Yale University) and was involved in the organization of a great many of national and international conferences. He is member of more than 36 national and international journals. His more than 500 publications reached an impact of more than 1500 and more than 5600 citations.

Biography Updated on 24 January 2011

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