Dr. Martin Urner

Dr. Martin Urner

Clinical Fellow

Medical/professional qualifications

Clinical Fellow, University of Toronto, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Martin Urner graduated from University of Zurich Medical School in 2007 and completed his speciality training in Anesthesiology in 2015. As a physician scientist at the Institute of Physiology of the University of Zurich, his main interest was on the influence of sevoflurane metabolites in sepsis and the preclinical development of a nanomagnetic blood purification machine. As of today, his research work has resulted in more than 20 original articles and has been funded by the Foundation for Pneumoconiosis Research Zurich and the Swiss Society of Anesthesiology. Currently, he is Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care Medicine at University of Toronto, Canada and is planning to pursue a second year with more focus on clinical research.

Area of interests /Research
Mechanical ventilation
Outcomes after critical illness
Predictive modeling
Machine learning

Honours and Awards
IDCCM Simon Abrahamson award (2018)
Invited as Young Researcher at the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, June 29 – July 4, 2014, Lindau
Best Poster Award, 6th Symposium of the ZIHP, August 27, 2010, Zurich, Topic: „Volatile Anaesthetics: Immunomodulatory effects due to fluorinated carbon groups“

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship – Canadian Institutes of Health Research

M. Urner, L.K. Limbach, I.K. Herrmann, W.J. Stark, B. Beck Schimmer: Injectable formulation for treatment and protection of patients having an inflammatory reaction or an ischemia/reperfusion event, US and EP patent applications, 2012-08-30

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