Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Wüster, M.D.

Date of Birth
27th July 1958

Present Position
Owner of the Clinic for Hormones & Metabolism Prof. Wüster,
Wallstrasse 3-5, D-55122 Mainz,
Tel. +49-6131-588 48 -0, Fax +49-6131 – 588 48 48

Professor Wüster

Relevant positions

1984 M.D. at the University Medical Clinic Heidelberg, Dep. Internal Medicine,
Endocrinology & Metabolism
1994 Senior registrar of dep. Endocrinology
1997 Head of a rehabilitation clinic for osteological diseases Bad Herrenalb/Karlsruhe
1998 Consultant Physician of the Clinic for Cranial diseases (University of Heidelberg)
1999 Head of the Endocrinology outpatient department (University Heidelberg)
2003 Head of the Clinic for Endocrinology, Osteology & Diabetes in Mainz
2013 Head of Clinical Center for Hormones, Metabolism & Osteology in Mainz

Relevant education

1977 University of Sheffield/U.K.: Study of Chemistry, Physiology and Psychology
1978 University of Giessen, Medical school,
1980-1981 University of Glasgow/Scotland: 4th year medicine (Grant from German Academic Exchange Service)
1982 University Munich, Medical school
1984 M.D.
1990 Specialist for Internal Medicine
1991 Subspecialist for Endocrinology
1992 Associate Professor
2000 Professor for Endocrinology

Relevant job-related training

  • Head of the department of osteodensitometry (DXA, QCT, QUS) (12 years)
  • Head of the Osteoporosis clinic of the university clinic of Heidelberg (5 years)
  • Senior registrar of the oncology and endocrinology ward (5 years)
  • Emergency responsibilities for the entire Medical Clinic (1 year)
  • Head of a rehabilitation clinic (1 yr)
  • Osteodensitometry training courses since 5 years (3x/year)

Scientific interests

  • Osteodensitometry (New techniques, esp. quantitative ultrasound)
  • Growth hormone in adults with pituitary insufficiency
  • Clinical evaluation of the effects of new bisphosphonates in osteological diseases
  • Clinical trial experience Alendronate
  • Raloxifene
  • Risedronate
  • Zoledronate (Aclasta)
  • Growth hormone (also PMS studies)
  • Parathyroid hormone (Preotact)
  • Denosumab (Prolia)

Habilitation 1993 Habilitation for the Prof.-degree, title of thesis :

Osteoporosis due to deficiency of calcitonin and growth hormone: Studies with cell lines, animal model and osteodensitometry


1992 Julius-Wolff-Preis of the „Kuratorium Knochenges.“
1993 Copp-Preis of the German Society of Osteology
1995 Guest professor of University Cordoba, Argentinien


  • see „Publikationen“
  • Full papers 105
  • Published oral presentations 33
  • Abstracts 95
  • Book chapters 26
  • Books 4

Other activities pertinent to professional qualifications:


1989 American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
1990 German Society of Endocrinology
1991 German Society of Osteology
1992 International Conferences On Calcium
Regulating Hormones and Bone Metabolism
1993 Europ Calcif. Tissues Society
1993 Growth Hormone Research Society
1994 Member of the International executive board of KIMS (Pharmacia & Upjohn, Stockholm,)
1995 German Society of Internal Medicine
1997 Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Densitometry
1997 Scientific advisory board of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF)
1998 Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD), Board for International Relations
2001 Endocrine Society