U-MUEN - Klinikum der Universität München (Germany)
The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München - the University in the heart of Munich - is recognized as one of Europe's premier academic and research institutions. Since its founding in 1472, U-MUEN has attracted inspired scholars and talented students from around the globe, keeping the University at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change the complex world. Its excellence in teaching and research embraces a wide diversity of fields -- from the humanities and cultural studies through law, economics and social sciences to medicine and natural sciences. An intense interdisciplinary approach fosters the innovation so critical to the global future. U-MUEN maintains a dense network of contacts with other universities, research institutes and businesses.
The Medical Center of the University of Munich is one of Europe’s largest medical complexes. It constitutes 46 clinics, institutes and departments as well as 46 interdisciplinary centres covering all branches of medicine and is one of the largest and most prestigious medical institutions in Germany. At Munich University Hospital, the Department of Palliative Medicine and the Department of Respiratory Medicine are well established. The Department of Palliative Medicine has a research focus on breathlessness and provides the first breathlessness support service in Germany. The Department of Respiratory Medicine is closely linked to the Comprehensive Pneumology Centre at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, a research centre for lung disease running both basic science and clinical research.
Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Bausewein: Medical director of the clinic for palliative medicine
Jerri Bazata: Research assistant