Medical & scientific advisors 


Prof. Geoffrey A. Block, MD

Director of Clinical Research at Denver Nephrology and associate clinical professor in medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, CO, USA; internist and nephrologist. Leading expert in „Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral and Bone Disorders” (CKD-MBD) and in the role of phosphate for the morbidity and mortality of renal patients. 


 

Prof. Jürgen Floege, MD

is Director and chairman of the Department of Nephrology and Clinical Immunology at RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Germany; internist and nephrologist; renowned medical and scientific expert for pathological calcifications; member of the European Renal Association's Scientific Advisory Board and current president of the German Society of Nephrology. 

 


 

Prof. Willi Jahnen-Dechent, PhD 

is biochemist and head of the Biointerface Lab at RWTH University of Aachen, Germany; one of the leading experts and fundamental researchers into the mechanisms of pathological bio-mineralization/calcifications. He is co-inventor of the T50-test and co-founder of CALCISCON.

 


 

Prof. Markus Ketteler, MD 

is Director of the Department of Nephrology at the Klinikum Coburg in Coburg, Germany; internist and nephrologist; renowned expert for calcifying diseases and member of the KDIGO Work Group on Global Guidelines for “Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral and Bone Disorders” (CKD-MBD); chairman of the Office of the European Renal Association.

 


 

Prof. Reto Krapf, MD 

is Director of the Department of Internal Medicine at Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna in Lucerne, Switzerland; internist and nephrologist; experienced researcher and physician with a particular interest and expertise in phosphate toxicity, calcifying diseases and osteoporosis.