Christoph C. Zielinski

ESMO Board Member

Function ESMO Executive Board
Address Clinical Division of Oncology
Department of Medicine I
Medical University Vienna


Zielinski Christoph

Professor Zielinski is Director of the Clinical Division of Oncology and Chairman of the Department of Medicine I at Medical University Vienna, Austria. He serves as Coordinator of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Medical University Vienna and the General Hospital in Vienna, Austria, and is President of the Central European Cooperative Oncology Group ((CECOG).

Professor Zielinski, MD, PhD, completed his medical training at the University Hospital Vienna in 1986 and began his career with a position as a research fellow at the Cancer Research Center at Tufts University, Boston, USA. His recent clinical research activities cover a wide range of cancer therapies, with particular focus on clinical trials, breast and lung cancer research and treatment and development of targeted drugs. He has published  430 original papers and reviews in peer-reviewed  journals and has served as the editor of the German Edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He is member of the editorial board of numerous peer- reviewed  journals.

Professor Zielinski is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO).

Prof. Zielinski has served on a series of committees of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and was the Local Officer for the ESMO Congress 2012 in Vienna, Austria.