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Institute

Structure and organisation

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for COPD and Respiratory Epidemiology, initiated in 2002, is located at the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna, with the aim to encourage clinical and translational research within the Competence Center of Pulmonology in Vienna. Within the last two years the LBI-COPD comprised 1 head, 3 group leaders, 5 research fellows, 4 research associates, and 1 secretarial assistance. Head and Group leaders are employees of and payed by the City of Vienna and are staff members at the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine with specific scientific interest in various aspects of COPD.