Prof. Dr. Helmut Sinzinger
Austria

 
Professional degrees:
MD, PhD, Prof.
Honorary degree:

MD,h.c. Basic Medical Sciences, University of Ekpoma, 1999
Major(s), sub major(s) or both
Academic level:
 
Vice-Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
 
Institution:
 
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Vienna and Unit for Atherosclerosis and Lipid Disorders (Unit LIPIDUCATE) at the Department of Environmental Science, Danubian University Krems, Austria
 
Position:
 

Vice-Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria

Medical Director of “Unit LIPIDUCATE” (Unit for Atherosclerosis and Lipid Disorders) at the Department of Environmental Science, Danubian University Krems, Austria,

Medical Director of the “Institute for Diagnosis and Treatment of Lipid Disorders and
Atherosclerosis” (ATHOS), Vienna, since 1992

Medical Director of the “Institute for Nuclear Medicine” ISOTOPIX, Vienna, since 1995

 
Membership of scientific, culture (or both) institutions:
 
editorial board member of 23 scientific journals, and 9 educational journals
reviewer for > 50 international scientific journals
extramural evaluation for > 20 boards (10 international)
consensus conferences: 9 (6 national, 3 international)
> 200 chairmanships at international congresses
> 100 invited lectures at international universities
> 75 invited lectures at international congresses
co-organisator of > 50 international congresses
> 100 educational lectures at hospitals in Austria
> 500 educational lectures for physicians, pharmacists and patients all over Austria
30 theses completed under Prof. Sinzingers´ guidance, 6 in preparation
stays from foreign scientists and students from 28 countries

cumulative impact factor > 1500
> 5000 citations in > 3500 papers
8 invited contributions in books
editor of 16 books
editor of 4 book series (> 34 issues)
world-wide first internet-lecture (1997, with H. Kritz)
> 50 educational brochures

optional subject lectures (since 1984) for:
nuclear medicine
atherosclerosis
prostaglandins

main research interests:
atherosclerosis, thrombosis, lipid metabolism, eicosanoids, prostaglandins,
nuclear medicine

Special distinctions, Scientific awards:
Pro Scientia prize 1971
Theodor-Billroth-Prize, Viennese Physicians Organisation 1975, 1977, 1985, 1986,
1988
Kuner Prize 1979
Byk-Mallinckrodt Award Nuclear Medicine 1981, 1991
Farbwerke Hoechst prize 1984
Austrotransplant-prize 1984
Austrian Cardiology Society 1985
Scientific Award of the City of Vienna 1985
Erste Österreichische Sparkasse Award 1986
Austrian Society of Stomatology prize 1986, 1987
Poster Award at the 8th International Symposon Atherosclerosi, Rome 1988
Austrian Lipid Society prize 1989
Denk Award for Haematology 1989
Unilever prize 1989
Poster Award at the EANM-Congress, Vienna 1991
International Union of Angiology, Paris 1992
CIS-Jean Debiewsse “Nuclear Medicine” Award, Lisboa 1992, Barcelona 1999
Schwarz-Monheim Award, German Union of Angiology 1993
Poster Award 3rd Saratoga Conference on Atherosclerosis, Tokyo 1993
Sanabo Award Thyroid Grand Diseases 1997
Poster Award 11th Meeting Danubian League against Thrombosis and
Haemorrhagic Disorders, Frankfurt 1998
Prize for the best oral presentation 2nd Nuclear Medicine Meeting of Northern
Greece, Thessaloniki 2001

   
Diplomas and degrees:
 
assistant at the 2nd Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Vienna, since 1.5.1973
Assoc.Prof. for Atherosclerosis Research, 4.9.1979
specialist for Internal Medicine, 4.8.1981
head physician at the 2nd Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Vienna, 1.1.1983
specialist for Atherosclerosis Research, 16.2.1984
Assoc.Prof. for Nuclear Medicine, 6.2.1985
specialist for Nuclear Medicine, 1.10.1987
Professor for Nuclear Medicine, 30.6.1988
Vice-Head of the Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, University of Vienna, since 1992
Interim. Head of the Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, University of Vienna, 1.10.1993-
31.1.1998
Assoc.Prof. for Pharmacology, 14.4.1994