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Christian Doppler Laboratory for
Innovative Therapy Approaches in Sepsis (2013-2019)

Meduni Wien Fresenius Medical Care Logo Donau Uni Krems


Prof. Dr. Viktoria Weber



Tanja Eichhorn, PhD


DI Birgit Fendl

PhD Student

Ingrid Linsberger


Carla Tripisciano, PhD


René Weiß, PhD


Scientific and Associated Partners

Prof. Christoph J. Binder

CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine
Medical University Vienna, Austria


Prof. Michael B. Fischer

Center for Biomedical Technology

Danube-University Krems, Austria


Dr. Marion Gröger

Core Facility Imaging
Medical University Vienna, Austria


Prof. Dr. Christoph Hörmann

Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine

University Clinic St. Pölten, Austria


Prof. Dr. Andreas Spittler

Core Facility Flow Cytometry & Surgical Research Laboratories

Medical University Vienna, Austria


Dr. Volker Witt

St. Anna Kinderspital, Vienna, Austria



Commercial Partner

Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH

Fresenius Medical Care is the world market leader in products and services for patients suffering from chronic renal failure. In 2016, Fresenius Medical Care had more than 110,000 employees and 37 production sites world wide. Fresenius Medical Care is listed on the stock exchange in Frankfurt and New York.

There are more than 1.4 million patients undergoing hemodialysis on a regular basis worldwide. Fresenius Medical Care is the largest supplier of dialysis products, such as hemodialysis machines, dialyzers, and disposables, machines and disposables for acute dialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In addition to supplying products and services for hemodialysis, Fresenius Medical Care offers systems for therapeutic apheresis in the field of lipid apheresis, liver support, and immunoadsorption.

In 2010 503 full-time employees were working in R&D worldwide. R&D expenditure in 2010 amounted to $97 million. Approximately two-thirds of the research and development activities are based in Germany and one-third in North America. At the end of 2010, Fresenius owned the rights to 214,648 patents in around 660 patent families.

Fresenius Medical Care Adsorber Tec GmbH is a subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care situated in Krems, Austria and is Fresenius Medical Care´s production site for adsorbents for therapeutic apheresis.