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researcher , Surgeon

Jose Oberholzer, Moroccan surgeon, researcher. Achievements include successful clinical islet transplantation in diabetic patients; research in islet xenotransplantation, clinical islet transplantation, immortalization of primary human cells. Research grantee Geneva Diabetes Foundation, 2001.

Background

Oberholzer, Jose was born on June 24, 1967 in Tangier, Morocco.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Zurich, 1992.

Career

Surgical trainee Stadtspital Triemli, Zurich, Switzerland, 1994-1996, University Geneva, 1996-1998. Chef de clinique, head islet transplantation program University Hospital Geneva, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include successful clinical islet transplantation in diabetic patients. Research in islet xenotransplantation, clinical islet transplantation, immortalization of primary human cells.

Membership

Delaware Council Europe, 1999-2001. Member of European Association Study Diabetes (AIDPIT working group since 2001), Swiss Surgical Society (research section 2000-2001).

Connections

Married Brigitte Straubhaar, September 4, 1993. Children: Alicia, Celine.

spouse:
Brigitte Straubhaar

children:
Alicia Oberholzer

Celine Oberholzer