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Medical University of Vienna, Center for Biomedical Research
Early career investigator (ECI):
Short biography of member:
After receiving his medical degree from the University of Vienna, Bruno Podesser trained in general surgery and cardiac surgery at the II. Department of Surgery at the AKH (Prof. Wolner). With a Max Kade fellowship he went to Boston University and later, in 2001, habilitated in surgery with a special focus on cardiac surgery and became attending surgeon at the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Karl Landsteiner Private University, St. Pölten, Austria. Between 2006 and 2009 he was founding co-ordinator of the Ludwig Boltzmann Cluster for Cardiovascular Research and is until today member of the board of directors. In 2014 he was appointed Head of the Center for Biomedical Research at the Medical University of Vienna. Since 2015 he is chairing also the Ethical Commission for Animal Affaires at the Medical University.
The main areas of research are translational cardiovascular research focusing on myocardial protection and remodeling following pressure or volume overload