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DDr. Walter Hermann HÖRL Leiter, Klinische Abteilung Nephrologie und Dialyse, Universitätsklinik für Innere Medizin III, Wien

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1966-1973 Studies of medicine and biology/biochemistry, University of Würzburg/Germany
1973 M.D.
  University of Bochum/Germany
1974-1976 Research Fellow, Department of Physiological Chemistry,
1977 Ph.D.
1977-1983 Clinical Fellow, Department of Medicine, University of Würzburg/Germany
1983-1990 Associate Professor of Department of Nephrology, University of Freiburg/Germany
 since
 10/1992 Head of the Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Medical University of
  Vienna/Austria
1990-1992 Head of the Department of Nephrology, University of Homburg-Saar/Germany

Memberships

1996-1998 President of the International Society "Renal Nutrition and Metabolism"
1998 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London)
1996-1998 President of the Austrian Society of Hypertension
2000-2002 Council Member of the European Renal Association - European Dialysis and
Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA)
2001 Congress-President of the ERA-EDTA
2002-2005 President of "Gesellschaft für Nephrologie"
(Society of the German speaking countries)

Publications

Approx. 500 publications in peer-reviewed national and international journals, 497 publications listed in the PubMed (Horl W) et April 26, 2007
More than 50 book chapters in national and international textbooks.
Editor of the following books and textbooks:
Renale Anämie (Renal Anemia), Hörl WH ed. Springer, Heidelberg, 2007
Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis, Hörl WH, Koch KM, Lindsay RM, Ronco C, Winchester JF (eds), Kluwer (Dordrecht, Boston), 2004, 1632 pages
Dialyseverfahren in Klinik und Praxis (Dialysis Procedures in Clinic and Praxis), Hörl WH, Wanner C (eds), Thieme (Stuttgart, New York), 2004, 680 pages
Medizinische Therapie in Klinik und Praxis (Medical Therapy in Clinic and Praxis), Hörl WH et al. (eds), Springer (Heidelberg, New York), 2003, 1739 pages and 2005 (new edition)
Nephrologie, In: Innere Medizin (Internal Medicine), Hörl WH et al. (eds), Hippokrates (Stuttgart), 1999, 1790 pages, Update 2007
Blutreinigungsverfahren (Blood Purification Procedures), Franz EF, Hörl WH (eds), Thieme (Stuttgart, New York) 1997, 586 pages
Lipids and the Kidney, Keane WF, Hörl WH, Kasiske BL (eds), Karger (Basel), 1997, 234 pages
New Aspects of Human Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes, Hörl WH, Schollmeyer P (eds), Plenum Press (New York, London), 1991
Proteases II: Potential Role in Health and Disease, Hörl WH, Heidland A (eds), Plenum Press (New York, London), 1988, 574 pages
Proteases I: Potential Role in Health and Disease, Hörl WH, Heidland A (eds), Plenum Press (New York, London), 1985

Awards

1985 Nils-Alwall-Award of the German "Arbeitsgemeinschaft für klinische Nephrologie"
1999 International Distinguished Researcher Medal from the
American National Kidney Foundation
1999 Honorary Member of the Polnish Society of Nephrology
2001 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Society of Nephrology
2002 Addis-Award of the International Society "Renal Nutrition and Metabolism"
2005 Honorary Member of Verband Deutsche Nierenzentren der DDnÄ