Austrian physician and cancer researcher. Director of the Clinical Division of Oncology and Chairman of the Department of Medicine I and the Comprehensive Cancer Centre at the Medical University of Vienna. His recent clinical research activities cover a wide range of cancer therapies, with particular focus on clinical trials, breast and lung cancer research and treatment and development of targeted drugs. He is an expertize in the area of Bioethics: theories and principles, intellectual property rights, health care systems, public health, research with human beings, code of conduct and in Technology ethics: information and communication technologies (ICT). cyberspace and information society. UNESCO Infoethics Advisory Committee.