Thomas Lion

Thomas Lion

Medical Director of Labdia Lab , Austria

Title Of Presentation :
Management of adenovirus infection in patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: state-of-the-art

Biography

Thomas Lion obtained his medical degree from the University of Vienna, a PhD in Genetics from the University of Prague, and a MSc in social sciences from the University of Vienna. He specialized in Paediatric Haemato-Oncology and Medical and chemical laboratory diagnostics, and is professor at the Medical University of Vienna. He is Head of the Division for Molecular Microbiology at the Children’s Cancer Research Institute, Austria, Medical Director of LabDia Labordiagnostik, a center developing new diagnostic tools and offering molecular diagnostics in the fields of microbiology and leukemia, and serves as chairman of the Scientific Board of the Austrian Society of Pediatrics. He has published numerous papers and book chapters on leukemia and infectious diseases in the Immunol compromised host, and has been serving as section editor and editorial board member of various journals. He has received 20 national and international research awards and owns different patents on molecular diagnostic techniques.