Klaus P. Machold

Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Klaus Peter Machold, MD Born 30. September 1958 in Vienna Current position: Associate Professor of Medicine Deputy Head of the Division of Rheumatology Department of Internal Medicine III Medical University of Vienna Career and Professional Interests: After graduation from Medical School, basic research on T-cells and interleukins in the Rheumatology laboratory of the 2nd Medical Department at the University of Vienna. From May 1986 to September 1991 clinical training as a Resident in Internal Medicine, thereafter as a Resident in Rheumatology until October 1995. During Residency scientific postdoctoral fellowship at the Scripps Clinic and The University of California San Diego (1989 to 1991) with research on Immunoglobulin production in human B cells and human rheumatoid factor production in SCID mice. From 1995, establishment of the clinical research group at the Division of Rheumatology (Head: Josef S. Smolen). Since then, main interest in clinical research, especially in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Early Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Scleroderma. Clinical lead investigator in multicenter and multinational clinical trials (SAVE, DINORA, PRERA). Current fields of activity (besides caring for patients in both outpatient and stationary settings: Standards of Patient management, Imaging (in particular, Ultrasound) in rheumatic diseases, conduct of clinical research projects Memberships: Austrian Society for Internal Medicine Austrian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine Austrian Society for Rheumatology EULAR Standing Committee on Clinical Affairs (ESCCA, formerly ESCISIT) European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) - European Board of Rheumatology American College of Rheumatology Professional Functions Treasurer, Austrian Society for Rheumatology Member, Ethics Committee of the Medical University of Vienna and the Vienna General Hospital

Biography Updated on 16 January 2011

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