Prof Christian Benden


Prof Christian Benden

Solid Organ Transplantation
Kinderarzthaus AG


Christian Benden (MD, MBA, FCCP) is a Pediatric Pulmonologist and former Medical Director of Lung Transplantation, CF Center Director and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Transplant Center of the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.

In 2020, Prof Benden was a Senior Medical Consultant and Executive Board Member at the Swiss National Foundation for Organ Donation and Transplantation, Berne, Switzerland.

Christian Benden was appointed as Lecturer (MBA Health Management) at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Applied Sciences, Technology, Business and Design, Wismar, Germany, in 2020.

Since 2018, Christian Benden is Adjunct Professor of Pneumology and Transplant Medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

He is currently Secretary of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), Past Scientific Program Chair and former Associate Medical Director of the ISHLT Thoracic Transplant Registry.

From 2016 to 2019, Christian Benden was Group Chair Transplantation of the European
Respiratory Society (ERS).

Prof Benden is an Associate Editor of Clinical Transplantation and Editorial Board Member of Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

His clinical research interests include pediatric lung transplantation, chronic lung allograft dysfunction and advanced cystic fibrosis lung disease.

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