Prof Dr Thorsten Cramer MD

Education

1981 – 1989   High School (Gymnasium Schloß Neuhaus)       Paderborn  

1989               General qualification for university entrance
1989 – 1997   Medical School                                                    FU Berlin  

Approbation (licence to practice medicine)

10. Januar 2001   Landesamt für Gesundheit und Soziales Berlin

Clinical Training

12/1997 – 06/1999   Intern, Internal Medicine Department of Gastroenterology (Director: Prof. Dr. E.-O. Riecken),

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin,

Campus Benjamin Franklin

10/2003 – 08/2014   Clinical Fellow, Internal Medicine
Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology (Director: Prof. Dr. B. Wiedenmann),
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
Campus Virchow-Klinikum

Doctoral Thesis

11/2000   “Hepatocyte Growth Factor and c-Met Expression in Rat and Human Liver Fibrosis”
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hermann Herbst

Habilitation

04/2010    „Molecular effectors of the transcription factor HIF-1 during cellular adaptation to hypoxia“

Scientific Career

07/1999 – 12/2000    Postdoctoral Fellow,
Supervisor: Prof. S. Rosewicz,
Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
Campus Virchow-Klinikum

01/2001 – 09/2003:   Postdoctoral Fellow,
Supervisor: Prof. Randall S. Johnson Division of Biological Sciences Molecular Biology Section
University of California San Diego

10/2003 – 08/2014:   Head of research group
„Hypoxia and malignant progression“, Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
Campus Virchow-Klinikum

12/2008 – 08/2014:   Board member of the Molecular Cancer Research Center Charité

05/2010 – 08/2014    Coordinator for „Translational Research“ of the Interdisciplinary Organ Tumor Group „Hepatobiliary Tumors“ at the Comprehensive Cancer Center of the Charité

since 06/2012    Extended Faculty Member Berlin School of Integrative Oncology (BSIO)

28./29.05.2010 Organisation of the international meeting “Metabolism in Cancer” together with Prof. Dr. Clemens A. Schmitt of the Molecular Cancer Research Center

09/2015 – 08/2019    Assistant Professor for “Molecular Tumor Biology” RWTH Aachen University

since 02/2017    Principal Investigator, School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism (NUTRIM) Maastricht University

since 09/2019    Associate Professor for “Molecular Tumor Biology” RWTH Aachen University

Awards

09/2011   Walter-Krienitz-Award of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten (DGVS)
 

06/2015   Best Poster Award, Cell Symposium „Cancer, Inflammation, and Immunity“, Sitges, Spain