Born: February 28, 1962 in Hamburg


Clinic address: Institute for Allergy Research * Campus Benjamin Franklin * Hindenburgdamm 30 * House II * 12203 Berlin * Germany
Current positions


Director Institute for Allergy Research IFA


Joint management with Prof. Marcus Maurer Fraunhofer of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Pharmacology ITMP Allergology and Immunology

Studies


1983 – 84 medical studies, Antwerp, Belgium


1984 – 90 medical studies, Freie Universität Berlin, dermatological PJ in Perth, Australia

Clinical and scientific career


1990 – 1994 Specialist training in dermatology at the Virchow Clinic, Berlin


1994 specialist in dermatology, Virchow Clinic, Berlin


1995 Senior Physician, Dermatology Virchow Klinikum, Berlin


1996 habilitation on the functional behavior of human mast cells


Since 1996 Head of Allergology Clinic for Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Charité Berlin


2001 Award of an extraordinary professorship, Charité Berlin


2003 Call for an endowed professorship C4 for 10 years (indefinite term in 2008), Charité Berlin
attached to


• Head of Allergology (Allergy Center Charité at the Department of Dermatology)


• Co-Director, Clinic for Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Charité, Berlin


2012 Honorary Doctorate from the University of Athens


2012 – 2017 Managing Director of the Clinic for Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology


Since 2003 Chairman of the European Center for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF)


Since 2004 President of the Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA²LEN), initiated by the EU called and globally active Network of Excellence of allergological clinics. The consortium leader is the Charité.


Since 2014 speaker of the Comprehensive Allergy Center Charité CACC, Charité


Since 2017 head of the Allergy Impact Research department at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Since 06/2021 – Joint management with Prof. Marcus Maurer for the Fraunhofer site for allergology and immunology of the Fraunhofer Institute for Translational Medicine and Pharmacology ITMP

Since 12/2021 – Director of the Institute for Allergology IFA