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Prof. Dr.

Peter Schirmacher

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Academic Education and Scientific Degrees
1996
Habilitation (Pathology), University of Mainz
1989-1991
PhD-Study (Molecular Biology), Liver Research Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
1987
MD-Thesis, Institute of Physiology, University of Mainz
1981-1987
Study of Medicine, University of Mainz

Professional Career
Since 2004
Professor of Pathology (C4) and Director, Institute of Pathology, Heidelberg
1998-2004
Professor of Pathology (C3), Deputy Director, Institute of Pathology, Cologne
1996
Board Certification Molecular Pathology
1995
Board Certification Pathology
1991-1998
Research Associate, Institute of Pathology, University of Mainz
1989-1991
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (DFG); Liver Research Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
1987-1989
Research Associate, Institute of Pathology, University of Mainz
Address
Institute of Pathology
University Hospital
Im Neuenheimer Feld 224
69120 Heidelberg
Phone
+49/6221/56 4160
eMail
peter.schirmacher@med.uni-heidelberg.de
Awards and Appointments
Since 2012
Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
1997
Boehringer Ingelheim Award
1987
Johannes Gutenberg Award

Others
Since 2015
Board member European Society of Pathology (ESP)
Since 2015
Board member National Center of Tumor Diseases (NCT)
Since 2014
Board Member German Telematics Platform (TMF)
Since 2013
Board Member International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA)
Since 2013
Chairman German Society of Pathology (DGP)
2012-2013
President German Society of Pathology (DGP)
2011-2012
President International Laennec Society of Liver Pathology
Since 2011
Board Member German Liver Foundation
Since 2011
Founder and Coordinator of the centralized BiomaterialBank Heidelberg (BMBH)
Since 2011
Principle Investigator and Coordinator of Biobanking Platforms, German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research (DKTK) and German Center for Infectious Diseases Research (DZIF)
2010-2014
Coordinator of the SFB/TR77 “Liver Cancer” (DFG)
2008-2016
Member and Speaker (2008-2012) of Section 2 (Cancer and Stem Cell Research), German Research Foundation (DFG)
2007-2009
Board Member German Association for Study of the Liver (President 2008-2009)
Since 2007
Board Member German Association of Pathology (DGP)
Since 2006
Co-Founder and Speaker of the Advisory Board ‘Tissue Imaging and Analysis Center’ (TIGA), Heidelberg
Since 2005
Founder and Speaker ‘Tissue Bank of the National Center of Tumor Diseases’; Founder and Speaker ‘Working Group Tissue Banks of the German Cancer Centers’
2004-2010
Managing board Tumorzentrum Heidelberg/Mannheim
2001-2004
Managing board ‘Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne’ (CMMC)
1996-1998
Managing board DFG-SFB 519

Editorial Boards
Journal of Hepatology (Associate Editor), Hepatology, Virchows Archive, Liver Cancer, Pathology Research and Practice, Pathologe