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Dr. Thomas Rudolf PIEBER Director, HEALTH - Institute for Biomedicine and Health Sciences, Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz; Head, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Medical University of Graz


1997-2000 Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Graz
2000-2004 Vice Medical Director, University Hospital Graz
since 2001 Director, Institute for Biomedicine and Health Sciences, JOANNEUM RESEARCH
2004-2008 Medical Director, University Hospital Graz
since 2008 Professor of Medicine, Head of Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz


Scientific Board, European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD)
German Diabetes Association (DDG)
European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
American Diabetes Association (ADA)


Amrein K., Zajic P., Schnedl C., Waltensdorfer A., Fruhwald S., Holl A., Purkart T., Wünsch G., Valentin T., Grisold A., Stojakovic T., Amrein S., Pieber T.R., Dobnig H.: Vitamin D status and its association with season, hospital and sepsis mortality in critical illness, Crit Care, 18/2, 2014, R47
Birngruber T., Ghosh A., Hochmeister S., Asslaber M., Kroath T., Pieber T.R., Sinner F.: Long-term implanted cOFM probe causes minimal tissue reaction in the brain, PLoS One, 9/3, 2014
Eisenberg T., Schroeder S., Andryushkova A., Pendl T., Küttner V., Bhukel A., Mariño G., Pietrocola F., Harger A., Zimmermann A., Moustafa T., Sprenger A., Jany E., Büttner S., Carmona-Gutierrez D., Ruckenstuhl C., Ring J., Reichelt W., Schimmel K., Leeb T., Moser C., Schatz S., Kamolz L.P., Magnes C., Sinner F., Sedej S., Fröhlich K.U., Juhasz G., Pieber T.R., Dengjel J., Sigrist S.J., Kroemer G., Madeo F.: Nucleocytosolic depletion of the energy metabolite acetyl-coenzyme a stimulates autophagy and prolongs lifespan, Cell Metab, 19/3, 2014, 431-44
Mader J.K., Lilly L.C., Aberer F., Korsatko S., Strock E., Mazze R.S., Damsbo P., Pieber T.R.: A feasibility study of a 3-day Basal-bolus insulin delivery device in individuals with type 2 diabetes, Diabetes Care, 37/5, 2014, 1476-9


Somogyis Award, 2010
Fast Forward Award Styria, 2011
EARTO Award, 2012
Research Award of Styria - Human Technology Interface, 2014