About AST

Nicolas J. Mueller

Speciality: 
Transplant Infectious Diseases
Graduated From: 
University of Zurich,1990
Current Position: 
Head, University Hospital Zurich Transplant Center; Senior staff physician, Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology
Current Projects: 
Member of the Swiss Transplant Cohort Study, participating in numerous nested projects within the cohort (www.stcs.ch); Viral Metagenome Project, a Clinical Research Priority Program of our University, (http://www.viralinfectiousdiseases.uzh.ch/index.html), among others
What made you decide to work in transplantation?: 
The daily challenge of our complex patients, to be part of innovation and progress
What do you find to be the most valuable aspect of your work?: 

The interdisciplinary approach allowing me to work with many dedicated individuals, and the gratitude of our patients

Fun Facts: 

I love cooking. One of my cherished memories of my time in Boston is deep frying a turkey in peanut oil for Thanksgiving. I remember that I surprised even my American friends with this method.