Dr. Vutskits received his medical degree from the Semmelweis University of Medicine in Budapest Hungary. He then completed a PhD in the field of developmental neurobiology at the University of Geneva Medical School followed by an anesthesiology residency at the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care at the University Hospitals of Geneva. After his residency training, he turned toward a specialization in pediatric anesthesia. Parallel to his clinical training, he continued his basic science and translational research activity and is the principal investigator of a research group at the interface of the Departments of anesthesiology and Fundamental Neurosciences at the University of Geneva Medical School.
Dr. Vutskits currently serves as the Head of Pediatric Anesthesia at the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital of Geneva. In parallel, his basic science and translational research activity is aimed to elucidate the mechanisms underlying anesthesia-induced modulation of neural plasticity in the developing brain. He is president elect of ESPA, Editor of Anesthesiology and section editor in the journal Pediatric Anesthesia. He is a member of ASA, ESPA, ESA, and IARS.