Prof Oliver Kurzai

Prof. Oliver Kurzai is Chair for Medical Microbiology and Mycology at the University of W├╝rzburg. He holds an MD with a specialist recognition for microbiology, virology and infection epidemiology. His clinical focus is the diagnosis of fungal infections in the immuno-compromised host. Together with his team of scientists he addresses fundamental principles of invasive fungal infections with a focus on understanding the immunobiology of these infections and identifying new diagnostic targets. He is head of the German National Reference Center for Invasive Fungal Infections (NRZMyk), acting general secretary of the German-speaking Mycological Society and serves as Editor in Chief of Medical Mycology Case Reports on behalf of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM).

Area of Research: Invasive Fungal Infections, Infections in Immunocompromised Patients, Infection Diagnosis