Professor Dr Martin Aringer, MD

Professor Dr Martin Aringer, MD

Technical University of Dresden,
Germany

Martin Aringer is Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre and Medical Faculty at the Technical University of Dresden. Professor Aringer received his MD from Vienna University in 1992. In the same year he began his Internal Medicine training at Vienna General Hospital, was board certified in 1999, and went on to train in rheumatology with Professor Josef Smolen at the Department of Rheumatology at the Medical University of Vienna. From 1997 to 1999 Professor Aringer received a Max Kade Postdoctoral Research Exchange Grant followed by a National Institutes of Health fellowship award to work in the laboratory of Dr John O’Shea at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Back in Vienna, he finished his Rheumatology training and in 2003 became Associate Professor of Rheumatology, Department of Rheumatology, Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna. At the beginning of 2007, Dr Aringer was appointed to his current position as Professor of Medicine and Chief of the division of Rheumatology at the Technical University of Dresden.

Professor Aringer’s main scientific interests include systemic lupus erythematosus and other systemic autoimmune diseases, early arthritis, and cellular and clinical aspects of cytokines and cytokine signal transduction. He is author of 115 publications, 24 book chapters and editor of three books. Professor Aringer is married and father of two boys.

Disclosures

Grant/Research: Centocor
Consultant/Advisor: AbbVie, MSD, Pfizer
Speakers’ Bureau: AbbVie, MSD, Pfizer, UCB

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