Associate Professor of Medicine and Group Leader
Department of Medicine III, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Medical University of Vienna
Loha for Life
Center of Excellence for Iron Deficiency
University of Vienna
Christoph Gasche, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical University Vienna. Dr. Gasche is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He also received training in molecular oncology at University of California at San Diego. His expertise includes a variety of gastrointestinal diseases specifically inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and colorectal cancer. He was chairman of the working group for a phenotypic classification of Crohn’s disease (The Vienna Classification) and is one of the world’s opinion leader on iron deficiency anemia. In the laboratory, Dr. Gasche’s group studied IBD immunogenetics (such as IL-10R and NOD2), mechanisms of inflammation related colorectal cancer specifically with relation to chemoprevention and the effects of secondary thrombocytosis in iron deficiency. He has published over 100 international articles, is editor of 6 books, 27 book chapters and holds 4 patents.