Juergen Prattes

Jürgen Prattes
Medical University of Graz

Jürgen Prattes, MD, is a specialist working at the Section of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Medical University of Graz, Austria.

One of his main research interests involves Infectious diseases biomarker with special focus on fungal biomarkers, where he authored numerous publications and gave numerous lectures in national and international conferences.

He is a board member of the Austrian Society of Medical Mycology (ÖGMM), member of the German speaking Mycological Society (DMykG), of the Fungal Infection Study Group of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (EFISG), of the SWG Infections in Hematology of the European Hematology Association (EHA) and of the Infection Study Group of the German Society for Hematology and Oncology (AGIHO). He has been serving as reviewer for numerous international scientific journals and serves as associate editor for Frontiers in Microbiology. Dr. Prattes is recipient of many national and international awards such as TIMM – ECMM Young Investigators Travel Award in 2017 and 2015, the ID Week Trainee Award in 2016, the ICAAC/ICC 2015 Infectious Disease Fellows Grant in 2015 and the Researcher of the Year at the Medical University of Graz in 2018.