Supervisory Board Member

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Otmar D. Wiestler

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Member of the Supervisory Board effective October 2014, elected until 2024

President of the Herman von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers e.V.

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

November 6, 1956 born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
1981 State examination in medicine, University of Freiburg, Germany
1982–1984 Assistant physician at department of neuropathology, University of Freiburg, Germany
1984 Doctoral degree (M.D.), University of Freiburg, Germany
1984–1987 Postdoc, University of San Diego, USA
1987–1989 Assistant physician at department of neuropathology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1989–1992 Consultant at department of neuropathology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1990 Habilitation in pathology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1992–2003 Professor (C4), Neuropathology, University of Bonn, Germany
1994–2003 Coordinator of the Collaborative Research Center 400, DFG, University of Bonn, Germany
1994–2003 Head of German Brain Tumor Reference Center, University of Bonn, Germany
1995–2003 Chairman of the BONFOR research committee, University of Bonn, Germany
2001–2003              Vice-coordinator of Trans-regional Collaborative Research Center TR3, DFG, University of Bonn, Germany
2002–2003 Medical director of LIFE & BRAIN GmbH, University of Bonn, Germany
2007–2012 Vice-president for health on executive committee of the Herman von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers e.V. , Bonn, Germany
2004–2015          Chairman and Scientific Member of the Management Board of the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
since 2015 President of the Herman von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers e.V., Bonn, Germany
since 2016 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Technical University Munich, Germany