Head of the Institute for Hereditary Metabolic Diseases at Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria
Florian B Lagler is a Pediatrician and board-certified Pharmacologist and Toxicologist. He is a Clinical/Translational Researcher in the field of lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) and other inborn errors of metabolism. Dr Lagler trained in pediatrics and pediatric metabolic medicine (1999–2004, Dr von Hauner Children’s Hospital, Munich, Germany) and basic and clinical pharmacology (2004– 2011, the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria). He is Head of the Institute for Hereditary Metabolic Diseases at Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria and CEO of the Clinical Research Center Salzburg. In his clinic, he sees patients with Fabry disease, Gaucher disease, Pompe disease, MPS and other lysosomal storage disorders.
He serves as an Advisor to the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), a Drug Commissioner at the German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ), an Editor of Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde, the publication of the German and Austrian Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and is the General Secretary of the European Society for Developmental, Pediatric and Perinatal Pharmacology. Dr Lagler also heads up the Salzburg Medical Simulation Center. Together with an international faculty of LSD and emergency medicine experts, he has developed specific simulation training for physicians and nurses who take care of patients with LSDs. This unique training has been provided to more than 500 nurses and physicians from over 25 countries all over the world.