Klemens Budde is Deputy Medical Director of the Medical Department, Division of Nephrology and Internal Intensive Care Medicine at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. He holds the endowed professorship for pharmacodynamics of immunosuppression after kidney transplantation at Charité since 2006. In 2004, Budde received the Hans-U.-Zollinger Research Prize of the German Association for Nephrology for outstanding achievement in his field. He is a valued member of numerous national and international medical associations and contributes to national and international research projects, e.g. BigMedilytics and MACSS.