DONATION OF MOLECULAR TESTS FOR RNA SARS-CoV-2 BY LIFEBRAIN GROUP
The Global Campus of Human Rights is proud to have the well-known company Lifebrain Group represented by Professor Michael Havel as one of the institutional donors for a second consecutive year and in particular would like to express its sincere gratitude for the recent donation of molecular tests for RNA SARS-CoV-2 for the staff, faculty, students and participants at their Venice Headquarters. This generous gesture will provide more security and organisation to the different Global Campus activities scheduled by the institution during this pandemic.
The gratitude of the Global Campus of Human Rights is extended to the Lifebrain colleagues – administrative and medical personnel - working for the laboratories in Padua and Mestre who have taken care of all the organisational and medical operations to make the testing possible.
Founded in 2013 by Prof. Michael Havel and Dr. Bernard Auer, Lifebrain is now the largest provider of laboratory clinical analysis in the fields of clinical chemistry, hematology, immunochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, cytology and pathology. Professor Havel is co-founder and CEO of the Lifebrain Group and has successfully finalized more than 120 acquisitions in the last 5 years. In the past, it has successfully founded FutureLAB (2004-2009), the result of the merger of two groups of Austrian laboratories, increased with 40 acquisitions of small and medium-sized laboratories in Austria and in six European countries.
Prior to this endeavour, Professor Havel worked in the hospital division of the University of Vienna as a professor of surgery (1992-2001), focusing on heart, thoracic and vascular surgery. In this role he published more than 350 academic papers and was an esteemed speaker at national and international congresses. Professor Havel has gained extensive experience in business management mainly with the financing and management of private companies.
In 2013 he founded Lifebrain AG with his previous management team and has been Lifebrain CEO ever since. In 2019, the Lifebrain Group has strengthened its presence in 16 regions with more than 300 locations. Thanks to its network of laboratories, excellence in professional skills and state-of-the-art technologies, Lifebrain is now the fastest growing group of laboratories in Europe.