Bernhard K. Krämer

5th Medical Department, University Medical Centre Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Current position: Professor of Medicine/Nephrology and Director of Department of Internal Medicine I, Marienhospital Herne, Bochum University Hospital EDUCATION AND TRAINING 1977-1983 Medical School: University of Würzburg 1984 MD at University of Würzburg Postgraduate Training 1984-1989 Clinical and research fellow at Dpt. of Internal Medicine III, University of Tübingen 1989-1990 Research fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 1990-1992 Clinical and research fellow at Dpt. of Internal Medicine III, University of Tübingen Certificates 1990 Board certified Internal Medicine 1991 Board certified Nephrology 1998 Board certified Intensive Care Medicine 2005 Hypertension Specialist Habilitation/PhD 1992 Internal Medicine (University of Tübingen) APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS 1992 - 2008 Director of Nephrology, University Hospital of Regensburg 1995 - 2008 Director of Renal Transplantation Program, University Hospital of Regensburg 1998 - 2008 Professor of Medicine/Nephrology, University of Regensburg 2008 - Professor and Chair of Medicine/Nephrology, University of Bochum MAJOR SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS · Cardiovascular complications in transplant patients · Regulation of genes that mediate immune responses and inflammation in kidney transplants · Genetic and clinical predictors of outcome in diabetic nephropathy and after renal transplantation SELECTED HONORS, AWARDS AND GRANTS 1989-1990 Grant from Paul-Martini-Foundation, Bonn 1996 Award from ERA/EDTA 2003- General Secretary of German Transplant Association (DTG) 2006- Member of ETKAC (Eurotransplant Kidney Advisory Board) 2006 Member of KDIGO Conference on the Care of the Kidney Transplant Recipient 1999-2001 Editorial Board Experimental Nephrology 2006- Editorial Board Transplant International 2004- Scientific Advisory Board of German Kidney Foundation 2009- Associate Editor Medizinische Klinik 2009- Editorial Board J of Transplantation

Biography Updated on 15 April 2010

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