Dr. Christoph HUBER
Professor emeritus, Department of Hematology-Oncology, Medical School, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Co-Founder and Advisor, TRON - Translational Oncology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz gGmbH, Mainz
1990-2009 Chaired the Department of Hematology-Oncology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. Before he was director of the Clinical Immunobiology and Stem Cell Transplantation program of the Leopold-Franzens University in Innsbruck. In Mainz he founded the Collaborative Research Centre Tumor Immunology, the Clinical Research Group Allogeneic Lymphocyte Therapy and the Interdisciplinary Immunology Program ICE.
since 2001 Chairs the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy CIMT, the leading European research consortium in the field. He is now VP for Clinical and Regulatory Affairs of the Translational Oncology Institute TRON at the University Medical Centre in Mainz.
He has received his Medical Degree at the Leopold-Franzens-University in Innsbruck. He was trained in tumor immunology in the 1970ies at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and the Wallenberg Laboratories in Uppsala. In the early 80es he was trained in stem cell transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle. His preclinical and translational research foci are tumor immunology and stem cell transplantation. He has published more than 300 original articles, is editor of standard textbooks and member of the editorial boards of distinguished scientific journals. As reviewer he serves most of the leading national and many other European research foundations.