Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Rüfenacht

Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Rüfenacht

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Doctor's profile

  • Core Competencies

    Diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology (Medical imaging of the nervous system and its surrounding structures)
    Clinical application and translational research in the field of image guided minimally invasive therapies for
    - neurovascular diseases
    - back pain
    - tumors
    - vascular malformations

  • Professional Career
    - 2013
    Co-founder of SwissNeuroFoundation (www.swissneurofoundation.org). Co-founder of EFMINT (European Foundation of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapies).
    Oct 2008
    Clinical activity and creation of a Neuroradiology Division at the SwissNeuroInstutute Hirslanden Clinic in Zurich in collaboration with Prof. I. Wanke, MD from Essen, Germany. Preclinical research activities at CABMM (center of applied biotechnology and molecular medicine), a collaboration research platform of ETHZ, VET-SUISSE and UZH, Zurich.
    Oct 2008
    Co-founder of ESMINT (European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapies, www.esmint.eu).
    1992 - 2008
    Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Geneva with clinical responsibilities at the University Hospital of Geneva from 1992-2006 for the Neuroradiology Section in the Radiology Division, and 2007-9/2008 head of Neurointerventional Division.
    1988 - 1992
    Work in US with stays at University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; MAYO Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota ; and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota).
  • Education
    1984
    MD thesis, Medical School, University of Berne, Switzerland
    1981 - 1987
    Postgraduate Training in Radiology and Neuroradiology at the University Hospital of Berne (Prof. W.A. Fuchs and Prof. P Huber) and in Interventional Neuroradiology in 1984/85 at Lariboisière Hospital (Prof. J.J. Merland), University VII of Paris, France.
    2011
    Honorary Prof. at Dept. of Cardiovascular Science, University of Sheffield, UK
    - 1981
    Medical School, University of Berne, Switzerland
  • Further Information

    Links


    CABMM - Competence Center of Applied Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine www.cabmm.uzh.ch
    ANEURIST www.aneurist.org
    ESMINT www.esmint.eu

  • Foreign Languages
    • German
    • English
    • French
  • Publications

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Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Rüfenacht
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Contact address

Zentrum für Neuroradiologie
Witellikerstrasse 40
8032 Zürich
Schweiz
T +41 44 387 28 50
F +41 44 387 28 51
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Location

Hospital Doctor

Klinik Hirslanden

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