The Samwald research group works on identifying high-impact digital interventions at the interface of health, technology, ethics and education. Our group is part of the Section for Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria.


Assoc.-Prof. Matthias Samwald, PhD (principal investigator) → more information
Dr. med. Kathrin Blagec (project assistant)
Hong Xu, BSc, MSc (project assistant)
Hans Kerschbaumer (diploma student)

Wolfgang Kuch (diploma student)
Sebastian Hofer, MSc (PhD student)
Anna Riedl
(project assistant)
Paul Schrödl, BSc
 (diploma student)
Jose Antonio Miñarro Giménez
, PhD (postdoc)
Georg Petz
(external diploma student, computer science)


Granted August 2015: Horizon 2020 project “Ubiquitous Pharmacogenomics (U-PGx): Making
actionable pharmacogenomic data and effective treatment optimization accessible to every
European citizen”. Role: Co-initiator, work package leader and executive board member. Total EU contribution 14,9 million €, budget for Medical University of Vienna:  1.429.783 €

Granted March 2013: FWF stand-alone project “Information technologies for clinical pharmacogenetics”, P 25608-N15. Budget: 295.942 €