Prof Cornel Christian Sieber

Prof Cornel Christian Sieber

Prof Cornel Christian SieberGeriatrics, Nephrology


Prof Cornel Christian Sieber


1966-1970 Elementary School in Basel
1970-1978 Grammar School in Basel
1978 Graduated at the Humanistic Gymnasium in Basel
1978-1984 Medical School at the University of Basel (courses abroad in Vienna and London)
1984 Graduated physician
1990 Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates examinations of the United States (FMGEMS examination)
Faculty member:

1995 Medical Faculty, University of Basel
1999 Medical Faculty, University of Geneva
2001 – 2013 Head of Department of Internal Medicine 2 (Geriatrics) at the Klinikum Nürnberg
Since Dec 2001 Full Professor (tenure) for Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Director Institute for Biomedicine of Aging Nürnberg
Since April 2013 Head of Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the “Barmherzige Brüder” Hospital, Regensburg


• German Society of Internal Medicine (DGIM) (President 2017-2018)
• Swiss Association for Internal Medicine (SAGIM)
• German Society of Geriatrics (DGG) (2005-2008 President)
• German Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (DGGG)
• Swiss Association for Geriatrics (SGG)
• Austrian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (ÖGGG)
• European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) (Executive Board)
• German Society of Nutritional Medicine (DGEM) (President 2010-2012)
• European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN) (Educational Committee)
• Optimal Nutritional Care for All (ONCA) (Council Member)
• European Academy for Medicine of Ageing (EAMA) (President 2007-2015)
• German Society of Palliative Medicine (DGP)
• Institute for Quality Management in Geriatrics FAU (IQG) (President)
• Interdisciplinary Center for Gerontology at FAU (Vice President)
• Italian Society of Geriatric (SIG) (Honorary member)
• Leopoldina Commission “Demographic Change” (Academic Board)
• Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMW) (Corresponding Member)
• World Health Organization (WHO) member of the “Clinical Consortium on Healthy Ageing” (CCHA)