Head of Chair of Internal Medicine, Medical Faculty of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Prof. Mitja Košnik, MD, PhD, is a specialist in internal medicine, pneumology and allergology. He is a Senior Consultant at the University Clinic for Respiratory and Allergic Diseases Golnik, the Head of Chair of Internal Medicine at the Medical Faculty of Ljubljana and the President of the Slovenian Respiratory Society and the Slovenian Association of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
He has spent his entire career at the University Clinic of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases Golnik, first as head of the immunology laboratory and later as director. His main research interest is anaphylaxis and in particular Hymenoptera venom allergy. He is project leader of the research programme called Slovenian network of allergy and asthma: from epidemiology to genetics.
In addition to his work at Golnik, Prof. Mitja Košnik has authored as many as 150 scientific articles, organised numerous congresses in Slovenia and abroad, supervises PhD students, and has written a textbook of internal medicine for Slovenian students. He is also a member of the State Expert Body of Internal Medicine and a member of the UEMS, Section of Allergology.
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