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Prof. Dr.

Lars Zender

Project: A03

Academic Education and Scientific Degrees
2002
Medical Approbation (M.D.) by the State of Lower Saxony, Germany
2002
Doctor of Medicine (Dr. med), Grade: “Summa cum laude” (Excellent)
1995-2002
Medical School, Hannover Medical School, Germany

Professional Career
2016-present
Medical Director and Chairman of Departments Internal Medicine VIII & Physiology I
2015-present
Speaker (together with M. Eilers, Würzburg) of the DFG Research Unit 2314 “Targeting therapeutic windows in essential cellular processes for tumor therapy”
2013-present
Group leader “Translational Gastrointestinal Oncology Group”, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg
2013-present
Executive board member and Scientific Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Tübingen (Südwestdeutsches Tumorzentrum)
2012-2016
Full professor (W3) and Head of the Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Tübingen
2010-2015
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, USA
2010-2014
Project Leader within the Transregional Collaborative Research Center SFB/TR77 “Liver Cancer-From Molecular Pathogenesis to Targeted Therapy”, University of Heidelberg and Hannover Medical School
2008-2012
Project Leader “Liver Regeneration” within the Rebirth Cluster of Excellence for Regenerative Sciences, Hannover Medical School
2008-2012
Group leader (Emmy Noether Research Group and Helmholtz University Research Goup) at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research and Hannover Medical School
2005-2007
Clinical Fellow, Laboratory of Dr. Scott W. Lowe, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, USA
2004-2005
Postdoctoral Fellow (Emmy Noether Phase I stipend of the German Research Foundation), Laboratory of Dr. Scott W. Lowe, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, USA
2002-2004
Resident and physician scientist in Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology/GI-Oncology, Hannover Medical School, Germany
Address
University Hospital Tübingen
Department of Internal Medicine VIII
& Department of Physiology I
Otfried-Müller-Strasse 14
72076 Tübingen
Phone
+49/7071/298 4113
eMail
Lars.Zender@med.uni-tuebingen.de
Awards and Appointments
2014
Cancer Award of Württemberg
2014
Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibnitz Award of the German Research Foundation
2013
German Cancer Award (Category: Experimental Cancer Research)
2012
Carcinogenesis Young Investigator Award of the EACR
2012
Johann-Georg-Zimmermann Research Award 2011/2012
2009
Award for Research Cooperation and Highest Excellence in Science (ARCHES), of the Minerva Foundation and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
2009
GASL Award (German Association for the Study of the Liver), of the YAEL Foundation
2007
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation Research Award
2007
Rising Star in European Hepato-Gastroenterology of ASNEMGE (Association of European and Mediterranean Societies of Gastroenterology)

Patents
Zender L, Wüstefeld, T WO 2012/136859: Medicament for liver regeneration and for treatment of liver failure. Granted.
Zender L, Rudalska R, Dauch D: WO2013/007708 A1, Medicament for the treatment of liver cancer. Pending