Dr Claudio Sartori

Dr. Claudio Sartori, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Born in Locarno, Switzerland, Dr. Sartori graduated at the School of Medicine of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

After completing a clinical formation in Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Lausanne, he started a PostDoc in the research laboratory of Michael Matthay at the UC of San Francisco, USA.

Back in Lausanne, he pursued his research activity in Urs Scherrer’s group working on the effects of pathological events during the fetal/perinatal period on cardiovascular regulation in humans and experimental animal models. In the same group he also studied the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in adaptation/maladaptation to high-altitude and specific altitude-related medical diseases such as high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and chronic mountain sickness (CMS).

He currently works as Associate Professor in the Internal Medicine Department of the University Hospital of Lausanne.