Michael Krauthammer is a professor at the University Hospital Zurich and the University of Zurich. His career spans both medicine and biomedical informatics. He received his M.D. at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. After clinical work in internal medicine and surgery, he obtained a Ph.D. in biomedical informatics at Columbia University in New York. Michael Krauthammer maintained a computational lab at Yale University School of Medicine between 2004 and 2018, before moving back to Zurich in 2018.