Dr. Torsten Böhler studied Biology at the University Konstanz, Germany. From 1996 to 2008, he conducted investigator initiated studies at Charité Hospital Berlin and at the University Hospital in Toulouse and worked as a visiting scientist at Stanford University (USA) and as a postdoc researcher at INSERM (France). He was awarded for his clinical research by the American Transplant Society and by the European Society of Organ Transplantation.
From 2008 on, Torsten joined the medical device industry and organized at R&D Gambro clinical investigations with a new generation of dialyzers (Class IIb medical devices) in patients with chronic kidney disease. From 2013-2017 he successfully continued this work with Baxter as a global acting clinical project manager leading interdisciplinary study teams, facilitating CE registration/ launch of the new developed Theranova – dialyzer.
Since January 2017 Torsten is Head of Clinical Affairs at Straub Medical AG, a Swiss manufacturer of endovascular medical devices (Class III). In this position Torsten is responsible for all clinical data collections to support regulatory affairs, R&D and reimbursement activities.