Matthias Griese works as Professor of Pediatrics at the Childrens´ Hospital, Medical School of Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. He is director of the Pediatric Pneumology and Cystic Fibrosis Department.
After Medical College (Bochum and Aachen, Germany), he received his Medical thesis at the Department of Physiology, Aachen Medical School. He was Resident in Pediatrics (Düsseldorf) and B. Braun Research fellow. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatrics, Yale University, New Haven, USA. Senior Resident in Neonatolgy and Pediatrics, Childens´Hospital, University of Munich, then Chief of the Section of Pulmonology and Allergology at the Childrens´Hospital.
Matthias Griese has received several awards, including the Johannes Wenner, the Curt Dehner, the Windorfer and the ERS awards.
His major interest is Rare Respiratory Diseases. He is the founder of the kids-lung–register and the Lead of the chILD-EU project, which has established a European Management platform for rare lung diseases. His research is focused on diseases involving the pulmonary surfactant system and associated cellular models, and on studies of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in cystic fibrosis.