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Entwicklung und Umbau der Lunge (Abt. IV)

Abteilungsdirektor:

Prof. Dr. med. Werner Seeger

Curriculum Vitae: Werner Seeger, M.D., Professor of Medicine

University Education  

1972 – 1979Studies of Medicine, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster and Justus Liebig University Giessen
1980Doctorate Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen
1986Habilitation Internal Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen

 

Scientific Career

1979 - 1982

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathological Biochemistry, Justus Liebig University Giessen

1982 - 1987

Internship and Residency, Department of Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen

1987 - 1991

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Giessen School of Medicine

1991 - 1996

Head, Clinical Research Group “Respiratory Failure”, University of Giessen School of Medicine

Since 1996

Professor of Internal Medicine, Section Head of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Giessen School of Medicine

1997 - 2009

Head, Collaborative Research Center (Sonderforschungsbereich) SFB 547 “Cardio­pulmonary Vascular System”

Since 1999

Chair, TransMIT GmbH, Medical Technology

Since 2000

Medical Executive Director, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Department of Internal Medicine

2002 - 2009

Member, Senate Committee “Clinical Research”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

2003 - 2009

Member, German Council of Science and Humanities (The Wissenschaftsrat)

Since 2006

Coordinator of the Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System (ECCPS)

Since 2006

Executive Medical Director of the University Hospital Giessen and Marburg (UKGM)

2006 - 2013

Member of the Health Research Council (Gesundheitsforschungsrat)

Since 2007

Director of the Department of Lung Development and Remodelling at the Max-Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, W.G. Kerckhoff Institute, Bad Nauheim

2007 - 2010

Chairman of the Medical Commission of the German Council of Science and Humanities (The Wissenschaftsrat)

Since 2010

Chair of the Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center (UGMLC), Justus-Liebig University

Since 2011

Chair of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL)

Since 2015 

Member of the Forum for Health Research of the German Ministry for Research and Education

 

Awards and honours

1987

Schunk Award for Medicine, Justus-Liebig University

1988

Theodor Frerichs Award, German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM)

2000

Election to the German Academy of Natural Sciences Leopoldina

2008

Robert-Pfleger Award

2014

European Respiratory Society Congress Award

2014

Von Behring-Röntgen Research Medal

2014

Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS)

2014

American Heart Association Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Award

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