Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases and Scientific Director, St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute (CCRI).
His laboratory combines next-generation sequencing and molecular biological techniques with system biology approaches to understand the genetics and molecular pathomechanisms of rare disorders of hematopoiesis and immunity.
Kaan Boztug, studied Medicine at the Universities of Dusseldorf, Freiburg, and London, followed by his graduate training with Iain L. Campbell at the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla (USA) and postgraduate research and clinical training with Christoph Klein at Hanover Medical School (DE).
He is director of the CeRUD Vienna Center for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases. He is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at MedUni Vienna and as Consultant in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology and Head of Immunology at St. Anna Children’s Hospital. In 2019 he was awarded the Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Prize for Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.