Main Research Fields
Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology of Anticancer Drugs: We analyze novel cytotoxic synthetic and natural compounds with improved tumor specificity and efficacy against otherwise drug-resistant tumors.
Prediction of therapy response of tumors and survival of patients to devise novel individualized therapy options with chemo- and radiotherapy.
|1980 - 1986||Study of Biology, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany|
|1990||PhD Thesis at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany|
|1997||Habilitation (Postdoctorate Thesis), Technical University Aachen, Germany|
|2005||Research group leader, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany|
|2007||Associate Professor (apl.), University of Heidelberg, Germany|
|2009||Full Professor, Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Mainz, Germany|
Scholarships, Awards and Honors
|1991||Ludolf Krehl-Award (1st place) of Southwest-German Society for Medicine|
|2006||Honorary professor at the Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China|
|2006||Dr. Wilmar Schwabe Award conferred by the Society for Medical Plant Research in Helsinki, Finland, August 30th 2006|
|2008||Citizen Medal (Bürgerplakette) of the City of Heidelberg, Germany|
|2010||Visiting professor at the Zhejiang Medical University. Hangzhou, China|
|2011||Award of the Central European Society for Anticancer Drug Research (CESAR) for translational research in the development of antitumoral agents|