Das Bild zeigt rechts ein Trichterglas mit blauer Flüssigkeit und Glasstab zum Umrühren. Daneben steht ein Reagenzglasständer mit Reagenzgläsern, die ebenfalls blaue Flüssigkeit enthalten. Im Hintergrund ist ein Forscher zu sehen, der in der rechten Hand eine Pipette hält.

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

2010 Vice Medical Director of the Department of Neuropathology, Charité
2008 Senior Neuropathologist/Con-sultant in Neuropathology, Charité
2008 Habilitation/Professorial qualification, Department of Neuropathology, University of Bonn
2006 Neuropathology board exam (Neuropathologie) Department of Neuropathology, University of Bonn
2001 Doctoral Thesis (MD; summa cum laude; Prof. Otmar D. Wiestler), Department of Neuropathology, University of Bonn
1991 - 2000 Medical State Exam, Universities of Hanover and London

University Education

2001 Doctoral thesis (M.D.; summa cum laude; Prof. Otmar D. Wiestler), Department of Neuropathology, University of Bonn
1991 - 2000 Medical Training / State Exam at the Universities of Hanover and London, UK

  • Histopathology and cellular biology of brain tumors
  • Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms in the pathogenesis and progression of brain tumors
  • Molecular pathogenesis of childhood embryonic tumors (Medulloblastoma, Ependymoma, ATRTs, Hepatoblastoma)
  • Influence of the Wnt-, Hedgehog- and Notch-Signaling pathways in the development of childhood tumors
  • Influence of the Wnt-, Hedgehog- and Notch-Signaling pathways in the development of pancreatic adenocarcinomas as well as cholangiocarcinoma
  • Molecular Oncology of central nervous System tumors