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Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Otmar D. WIESTLER President, Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, Berlin

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1975-1981 Medical school, University of Freiburg, Germany
1981 Final medical exam, University of Freiburg, Germany
1981 Medical license, Landesärztekammer Südbaden
1982-1984 Residency training in neuropathology, University of Freiburg
1984 MD degree, University of Freiburg
1984-1987 Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Pathology, University of California, San Diego
1987-1989 Residency training in neuropathology, Institute of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, University of Zürich
1989-1992 Senior resident in neuropathology, Institute of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, University of Zürich / Switzerland
1992-2003 Professor of Neuropathology, Head of the Department of Neuropathology, University of Bonn Medical Center
1994-2003 Head, German Brain Tumor Reference Center, Bonn
1994-1999 Member, Executive Committee, University of Bonn Medical Center
1994-2003 Coordinator, Collaborative Research Center for Clinical & Molecular Neurobiology, University of Bonn
1995-2003 Chairman, BONFOR research committee, University of Bonn Medical Center
1996-2004 Elected member Pathology Board, German Research Council (DFG)
1996-2004 Member of the Medical Advisory Board, German Cancer Aid
1997 Appointment as Head of the Department of Neuropathology, Charité Medical Center, Humboldt University Berlin (declined)
1998-1999 President, German Society of Neuropathology and Neuroanatomy
2000-2004 Head of the Review Board Theoretical Medicine, German Research Council
2001-2003 Vice-Coordinator, Transregional Collaborative Research Center Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsies, Universities of Bonn, Berlin, Freiburg and Magdeburg 2001-2012 Review Panel Member, NCCR Neural Plasticity & Repair, Zürich
2001 Election to the German Life Science Academy Leopoldina
2002-2003 Chief Scientific Officer, Neuroscience Technology Platform LIFE & BRAIN, University of Bonn Medical Center
2002-2003 Chairman of the Board, Competence Network for Stem Cell Research, State of Northrhine Westfalia
2004-2015 Chairman and Scientific Member, Management Board Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg
2004-2014 Chairman of the Advisory Board, Deutsche Krebshilfe
since 2004 Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Krebshilfe
since 2004 Member Board of Trustees, Meyenburg Foundation, Heidelberg
2004-2010 Coordinator, Brain Tumor Network, National Genome Research Network 2
2004-2012 Member Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Trustees, German Institute for Nutrition Research, Potsdam
2004-2008 Member Scientific Advisory Board, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
since 2004 Member Board of Trustees, Heinrich F.C. Behr Foundation
since 2005 Member Board of Trustees, Alois Hirdt-Erben und Wieland-Stiftung
2005-2012 Coordinator of Biomedical Research, Helmholtz Association
since 2006 Member Board of Trustees, Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung, Frankfurt
2007-2014 Member Board of Trustees , Hertie-Institut für Klinische Hirnforschung, Tübingen
since 2007 Member Board of Trustees, Georg-Speyer-Haus, Frankfurt
2007-2012 Vice President, Helmholtz Association
2007-2011 Member, Advisory Board Molecular Diagnostics, Siemens Medical Solutions
2007-2011 Member, Founding Committee, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
since 2009 Member, Scientific Committee Hansen Family Award Bayer
since 2010 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Institute Gustave Roussy, Villejuif/Paris
since 2010 Member, International Scientific Advisory Board, INCA Paris
since 2010 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Bayer Healthcare Berlin
since 2010 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, University of Cologne
since 2011 Coordinator, German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research
since 2012 Member of the European Academy of Tumor Immunology
since 2014 Member of Supervisory Board, BAYER AG
since 2015 Chair of SAB of National Sequencing Center
since 2015 President of the Helmhotz Association in Berlin
since 2016 Member of the Supervisory Board, Berlin Institute of Health

Mitgliedschaften

German Society of Neuropathology and Neuroanatomy, President 1998-1999
Swiss Society of Neuropathology
International Society of Neuropathology, Council member
German Society for Neuroscience, Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft

Auszeichnungen

2004 German Cancer Award, Translational Research
2005 Order of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany
2012 Dr. med. honoris causa, Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen
2014 Dr. med. honoris causa, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
2017 Dr. med. honoris causa, University of Wuerzburg