University Children’s Hospital Ljubljana, UMC Ljubljana, Slovenia
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tadej Battelino completed his medical degree at the University of Ljubljana in 1990. He then went on to complete a Masters degree, and later a PhD focusing on glucose metabolism in neonatal endotoxic shock in 1996. He completed his clinical fellowship at Loyola University of Chicago and his postdoctoral fellowship at INSERM, Paris.
Professor Battelino is currently Consultant and Head of department of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, UMC Ljubljana, and holds the positions of Vice Dean for Research, Head Chair of Paediatrics and Professor of Paediatrics at Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana. He is active in several research projects in the field of paediatric endocrinology and metabolism and was awarded the Slovene national award for research in 2014. Professor Battelino is on the editorial boards for the journals Paediatric Diabetes, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism and was Editor for the European Journal of Endocrinology from 2009 to 2015.
Professor Battelino is a member of numerous professional associations including the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diseases, for which he served as President for the 35th Annual Congress. He served on the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) council and is co-organizer of nine annual meetings of the ATTD (Advanced Technologies and Treatment of Diabetes). He has authored or co-authored over 150 manuscripts in international peer-reviewed journals.