Dr. Oberbauer received his MD from the University of Vienna, Austria in 1990 and completed his fellowship in nephrology at Stanford University. He obtained his MSc in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, USA in 2005 and PhD from Semmelweis University in Budapest 2017. Since 2014 he is the Director of the Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Medical University of Vienna.
Dr. Oberbauer has a longstanding clinical and scientific interest in renal transplantation and he has published numerous experimental as well as clinical papers in this field. He is a member of many international transplant societies, past chair of EKITA and is EIC of Transplant Int and on the editorial board of several other major international transplant journals. He has also received several academic awards for his scientific papers, which mainly focus on genetic and clinical epidemiology and new immunosuppressive strategies following renal transplantation.