Professor Michael Ramharter trained at the Medical University of Vienna (Austria), and specialised in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine. He was also affiliated to the Institut Pasteur, (Paris, France), the Institute of Tropical Medicine (University of Tübingen (Germany). Since 2008, he heads the group “Infectious Disease Control” at the Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné (Gabon). In 2018, he was appointed Professor in Tropical Medicine – heading also the Department of Clinical Research at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine – in Hamburg (Germany).
Prof. Ramharter worked in South-East Asia and Africa on improving the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases. His work focuses on clinical development of antimalarial drugs and vaccines in Africa (phase I-IV) as well as on neglected tropical diseases and emerging infectious diseases.