CV Prof. Thomas M. Stulnig, MD

Medical Milestones
1982-1990Studies on Human Medicine at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
1990-2000University Assistant, University of Innsbruck and Medical University of Vienna Austria
1991Examination of the U.S. Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGEMS)
1999Board Certificate in Internal Medicine
2000“Venia docendi” ("Habilitation") in Internal Medicine
2000–Associate Professor for Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria
2003Board Certificate for Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases
2005–2019Senior Physician at the Department of Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Head of Inpatient ward
Head of Hypertension Clinic
Head of Lipid Clinic
Head of Clinic for Inborn Diseases of Metabolism
11/2019–Head Third Medical Department with Metabolic Diseases and Nephrology, Hietzing Clinic, Vienna, Austria
Deputy Head Karl Landsteiner Institute for Metabolic Diseases and Nephrology

Scientific Highlights
2001-2002Fellowship at the Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
2002-2005Principal Investigator at the Center of Molecular Medicine, Vienna, Austria
2004Novartis Award for Medicine, Vienna
2008-2010Coordinator of the EU-Project TOBI (Targeting Obesity-driven Inflammation) with 10 from 5 EU countries
2011-2016Leiter des ChHead of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Cardio-Metabolic Immunotherapy (“Vaccination against Diabetes”) Immuntherapie („Impfung gegen Diabetes“)
ProjectsHead of numerous scientific projects from most renowned research foundations
Publikationen>120 Original articles
>60 Reviews and tutorials
>120 invited lectures
>7.000 Citations
>750 Impact factor total
List of my publications

Clinical and Scientific Focus

  • Diabetes mellitus, Obesity
  • Lipid disorders
  • Thyroid diseases
  • Inborn diseases of metabolism
  • Nutrition medicine, anti-inflammation


  • Continuing medical and personal education at national and international congresses and expert meetings
  • Frequent lectures including CME events of the Austrian Medical Association

Consulting activities

  • Board member of medical societies, e.g.
    President of the Central European Diabetes Association (CEDA; 2018-)
    Austrian Academic Institute for Nutrition Medicine (2010-2017)
  • Member of numerous medical societies, e.g. in the fields of
    Diabetes (CEDA, EASD, OeDG)
    Obesity (OeAG, DAG)
    Thyroid (OeSG)
    Endocrine diseases (OeGES)
    Inborn Diseases of Metabolism (SSIEM)
  • Ethics committee of the Medical University of Vienna (2004-)
  • Editorial board member of scientific journals
  • Reviewer for numerous funding agencies and medical journals