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Attention: open in a new window.DANUBIAN LEAGUE FOUNDATION

The DLTH officially was founded on November 23rd, 1983, the by-laws accepted by the authorities in Linz on
December 12th, 1983.

In July 18th, 2001 the official seat of the Society was moved from Linz to Vienna.

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"In the late 60ies and early 70ies I received many invitations to lecture in the former communistic countries. During that occasion I came into close contact with coagulation researchers mainly from the German Democratic Republic (GDR), from Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Russia and Yugoslavia. After several years I had the idea to organize also a symposium and to invite specialists on the topic for coagulation from the East and the West. On the one hand I wanted to return the great many of invitations, on the other hand I had the idea to gather researchers from both sides of the iron fence in a neutral place. From the colleagues I received an overwhelmingly positive response after the first series of invitations. The difficulties, however, were starting with the applications for travel permits at the respective authorities in the Eastern countries. In particular difficult was at that time, to get a permit for the researchers to leave the GDR. One had to write a letter to the Minister of Health of the GDR asking that based on the great many of invitations into the GDR to send a “delegation” to my meeting for researchers being able to talk on particular coagulation problems. It was not allowed to mention the names of scientists, so the topics had to be selected accordingly, that only the researchers I wanted came into consideration. From the other countries from the East it was easier to get that permission for travelling. I had, however, to guarantee for any incurring event (liability, eventual hospitalization, etc). A well-known pharmaceutical company in Vienna producing coagulation factor concentrates was helpful in taking over the guarantee. Now the preparation of the scientific and the social program started."


Helmut Vinazzer (written on October 11th, 1996)



M. HRUBIŚKO  December 12th, 1983 – September 28th, 1985 
O.N. ULUTIN September 28th, 1985 – May 21st, 1987
F. MARKWARDT May 21st, 1987 – June 2nd, 1989 
H. SINZINGER June 2nd, 1989 – October 12th, 1990 
Ibolya NAGY October 12th, 1990– July 11th, 1992 
W. SCHRAMM July 11th, 1992 – September 16th, 1994
F. KORNALIK  September 16th, 1994 – October 4th, 1996 
Krystyna ZAWILSKA October 4th, 1996 – October 3rd, 1998
K. BREDDIN October 3rd, 1998 – May 1st, 2000
E. WENZEL May 1st, 2000 – April 20th, 2002
E. MANNARINO April 20th, 2002 – June 5th, 2004
G. VOGEL June 5th, 2004 – May 16th, 2009
Danijela MIKOVIC

May 16th, 2009 - May 24th, 2013

P. KUBISZ May 24th, 2013 - May 16th, 2015
Meliha VILA               May 16th, 2015 onwards 




Helmut VINAZZER December 12th, 1983 – May 1st, 2000
Helmut SINZINGER May 1st, 2000 - May 24th, 2013
Danijela MIKOVIC May 24th, 2013 onwards




2000 Helmut VINAZZER, from the Blood Coagulation Laboratory, Linz, Austria (in Homburg)
2009 Aleksandar LUČIĆ, from the Institute of Pathological Physiology and Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical School, Novi Sad, Serbia (in Belgrade)
2013 Helmut SINZINGER, from the Institute for Diagnosis and Treatment of Lipid Disorders and Atherosclerosis“ (ATHOS) and Institute for Nuclear Medicine ISOTOPIX, Vienna, Austria (in Hradec Kralove)

Peter KUBISZ, from the National Center of Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Clinic of Hematology and Transfusiology, 

Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Slovakia (in Sarajevo)  






Orhan N. ULUTIN, from the Haemostasis and Thrombosis Center, Cerrahpasa Medical School of Istanbul, Turkey (in Munich)


Ibolya NAGY, from the Dept. of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Pećs, Hungary (in Prague) Fritz MARKWARDT, from the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Academy Erfurt, Germany (in Prague)

1996 Maria KOPEĆ, from the Department of Hematology, University of Warszawa, Poland (in Poznan)