Stefan Kiechl#

Stefan Kiechl
Membership Number:6652
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1991 Co-PI of the Bruneck Study
  • 2000 Venia docendi received from the University of Innsbruck, Faculty of Medicine (Topic: Natural course of carotid atherosclerosis: implications for the prevention of ischemic stroke)
  • 2007 PI of the Tyrol Stroke Pathway (together with J. Willeit)
  • 2014 2016 Member of the Editorial Board and Guest Editor of Circulation
  • 2017 Member of the Editorial Board of Stroke and International Journal of Stroke
  • 2019 CSO of the COMET Centre VASCage-C (FFG)
  • 2016 2020 President of the Austrian Stroke Society
  • 2017 Member of the Collegium Sub Auspiciis
  • 2019 present Professor of Clinical Stroke Research
  • 10/2019 Professor of Neurology, Director of the Department of Neurology at MUI
  • 07/2020 Chair of the Conference Planning Group of WSO for the WSC 2021-2024

Fields of Scholarship
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Epidemiology and pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease
  • Epidemiology of age-related neurological diseases
  • Vascular aging and longevity

Honours and Awards
  • 35 publications were awarded a total of 43 national and international prizes, e.g. best manuscript award 2011 from Circulation Research (AHA), ATVB Editorial Board High Citation Award 2016, Karl Hermann Spitzy Award, INTEGRI Award, etc.
  • 2000 Otto Kraupp Award for one of the best medical ‘Habilitation’ (venia docendi proceeding) in Austria
  • 2013 and 2018 Nominated for the Wittgenstein Award (FWF)
  • 2016 Research Excellence Award of the European Stroke Organization ESO
  • 2016 The Tyrol Research Award

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