Prim.a Marie-Kathrin Breyer, PhD

Prim.a Marie-Kathrin Breyer, PhD

Faculty Medicine
Location Vienna

Field of work

Since 2023, she has been head of the Department of Respiratory and Pulmonary Diseases at the Penzing Clinic in Vienna.

Since 2021 she is deputy director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Health.

In 2021 she successfully defended her habiliation on the topic "From organ development to early and chronic disease - insights and future perspectives" at the Medical University of Vienna.

She is a founding member as well as scientific director of the LEAD study, Vienna's largest lung health study.

She supervises medical students of the Sigmund Freud PrivatUniversität and the Medical University of Vienna in writing their master and diploma theses.

Since 2019, she has been a specialist in internal medicine, pneumology and intensive care medicine.

Until 2013, she was an adjunct lecturer at the Medical University of Vienna. Since 2016, she has been an adjunct lecturer at Sigmund Freud PrivatUniversität Vienna.

As part of the cooperative study program between the LEAD Study and Maastricht University, the Netherlands, she is supervisor of PhD students.

In 2013, she successfully completed her PhD studies at Maastricht University, The Netherlands, on the topic "Obesity in COPD".

From 2010 to 2013 she worked in the scientific secretariat of the Austrian Society of Pneumology.