Dr. Christoph Wanner
Prof. Dr. Christoph Wanner is a Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine at the University Hospital of Würzburg. He has received his education at the Universities of Ferrara (Italy), Berlin, Zürich (Switzerland) and Singapore, his resident training at the University of Freiburg (Germany) and a research education at the NIH (Washington/USA).
He has published more than 700 scientific papers, referenced in pubmed. He has conducted the 4D study, was steering committee member of the SHARP and EMPA-REG OUTCOME trials and is co-chair of the EMPA-KIDNEY study.
He has been the Renal Registry Chairman of the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) and an Executive Committee member of the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO). Currently he is the President elect of the ERA-EDTA.
He has received a doctor honoris causa from the Charles University Prague in 2012, the 2016 Award from the ERA-EDTA for Outstanding Clinical Contributions to Nephrology as well as the Franz-Volhard Medaille, the highest award from the German Society of Nephrology in 2018.