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Dieter Häussinger, Heinrich Heine Universität, Germany

Dieter Häussinger

Professor Dr. med. Dieter Häussinger, *22.Juni 1951 in Nördlingen/Bavaria. 1970-1976 Studied Medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich. 1976 Promotion (Dr. med.). 1979-1994 Assistant Professor/Senior Registrar Department Internal Medicine University of Freiburg i.Br. 1985-1990 Heisenberg Fellow (German Science Foundation). 1991-1994 Schilling-Professor des Deutschen Stifterverbands. Guestprofessorships at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt and the University of  Siena/Italy.

Since 1994 Full Professor for Internal Medicine at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf  and Director of the Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Düsseldorf. Since 2010 Director of the W. Hirsch Institute for Tropical Medicine in Asella, Ethiopia.  

1989 Thannhauser-Prize. 1991 Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Prize. 1995  Prize of Honor of the German Order of Druids, 2001 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Society for Gastroenterology, 2001 Géza-Hetényi-Medal,  2002 Dr. Robert Pfleger Prize. 2012 First Class Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

1998-2002 Dean of the Medical Faculty. 2000-2007 Medicine Committee of the German Science Council. Member of the Senatorial Committee of the German Science Foundation (DFG) for Collaborative Research Centers (1997-2000) and German-Israeli Projects (since 2007). Since  2002 Member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, since 2004 Member of the Academy of Science and Arts Northrhine-Westfalia and sinve 2016 Vicepresident of the Academy. Since 2010 Senator of the Scientific Community Leibniz (WGL). 2000-2011 Coordinator of the Colloborative Research Center SFB 575 „Experimental Hepatology“, 2008-2017 Coordinator of the Clinical Research Group 217 „Hepatobiliary Transport“. Since 2011 coordinator of the SFB 974 “Communication and Systems Relevance in Liver Damage and Regeneration”. 

Areas of Research: Cell and Molecular Biology. Clinical and Experimental Hepatology, Clinical and Basic Science of Infectious Diseases.

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