Matthias Preusser is Professor of Medical Oncology and Head of the Clinical Division of Oncology at the Medical University of Vienna.
Dr. Preusser received his medical training at the Medical University of Vienna and completed research and clinical visits at the German Cancer Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, U.S.A.
He is a Chair-elect of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Brain Tumour Group and serves as President of the European Association for Neuro-Oncology (EANO).
Among other functions in ESMO, Dr. Preusser served as Chair of the ESMO Young Oncologists Committee. He is currently a member of the ESMO Fellowship Committee, the ESMO Faculty for CNS Tumours and he is also a Subject Editor in the ESMO Guidelines Committee and a member of the ESMO Nomination Committee.
He also serves as Deputy Editor of ESMO Open. His research focuses on biomarkers and therapy in brain tumours. Dr. Preusser has authored >350 peer-reviewed articles and is a co-author of the current edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Brain Tumours.
Last update: October 2020