Akram Al-Ibraheem

Head of Nuclear Medicine Department and Head of Thyroid Cancer Multidisciplinary Team at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, King Hussein Cancer Center
International Expert at the International Atomic Energy Agency and President of Arab Society of Nuclear Medicine

Stay at TUM
September 2008 – September 2009
Host
Prof. Dr. Markus Schwaiger
Research Interests
Nuclear Oncology, PET/CT, Cancer

“My stay at TUM was very fruitful and a cornerstone in my successful career. It gave me the capacity to conduct high level multi-centric researches and to establish a successful research network with the great TUM team.”

Audrius Sileikis

Professor
Medical Faculty, Center of Abdominal Surgery, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania

Stay at TUM
Oct. 2014
Host
Prof. Dr. Jörg Kleef
Research Interest
Pancreas Cancer

“A great experience.”

Alain Bertrand Dongmo

Professor und Head
Laboratory of Animal Biology, University of Douala, Douala, Cameroon

Stays at TUM
May – July 2004, Aug. – Oct. 2008, June – Aug. 2009, Aug. – Sept. 2010, Dec. 2010 – Feb. 2011, Aug. – Sept. 2013
Host
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Vierling
Research Interests 
Natural Substances from medicinal plants with therapeutic interest: antihypertensive, antiiflammatory and antioxydant
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (2007)

Claire Duvernoy

Chief
Cardiology Section, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Stay at TUM
July 1996 – June 1997
Host
Prof. Dr. med. Markus Schwaiger
Research Interests
Cardiovascular and coronary heart disease in women, gender differences in outcomes after cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention, role of medical and lifestyle interventions for CHD prevention in women
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Listed in “Best Doctors in Metro Detroit”, Vital Magazin (2008), Listed in “Best Doctors in America” (2012, 2013), Humboldt Research Fellowship (1996)

“My experience at the Technische Universität München was invaluable to me. During that year, I designed and conducted a clinical trial for the first time, forming the basis for my future career in clinical research.”

Beliga Meral Ercan

Professor Emeritus
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Stays at TUM
Jan. 1980 – Sept. 1981, June – July 1984, June – July 1986, June – July 1990, July – Sept. 1997
Host
Prof. Dr. Hans Werner Pabst
Research Interests
Radiopharmacy, radiopharmaceuticals
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (1980),  Fulbright Scholarship

“I had the opportunity to carry on my projects and contribute the forgoing projects at the department. I also established long-term contacts with German colleagues and continued joint research after returning to Turkey. “

 

Örs Péter Horváth

Professor of Surgery
University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary

Stay at TUM
Apr. 1985 – Mar. 1986
Host
Prof. Dr. Jörg Rüdiger Siewert
Research Interests
GI surgery, oncology
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Balassa Award (2008), Hetényi Award (2006), Humboldt Research Fellowship (1985)

“My stay at TUM was excellent and valuable.”

Anica Jušic

Professor Emeritus, Founder and Former Head
Institute for neuromuscular diseases, KBC Rebro, Zagreb, Croatia

Stays at TUM
1965 – 1966, 3 months in 1970, oct. 1983, one short visit in 1990
Host
Prof. Dr. Albrecht Struppler
Research Interests
Neuromuscular diseases; electromyography and  electroneurography, end-of- life-care
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humanity and Ethics Award, Medical Faculty, Zagreb University (2008), Laureate, Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences (2002), Honorary Member of the Croatial Medical Association (1992), Humboldt Research Fellowship (1965)

“My stay and research results from that time were the basis for my doctoral thesis, habilitation, and for my later professional development and  research. Professor Struppler was my guest in Croatia many times. In 1991 when the war in Croatia started, he invited me to come to collaborate with him at his Laboratory at the Klinikum rechts der Isaar.  “

Walter Massion

Professor emeritus of Anesthesiology, Physiology and Biophysics
Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma
Adjunct Proferssor of Cardio-respiratory Science
College of Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Stays at TUM
May 1974 – July 1975, Apr. – July 1984
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Guenther Bluemel, Prof. Dr. Ernst Kolb
Research Interests
respiratory physiology, hemorrhagic and septic shock, toxicity of anesthetic agents, experimental surgery
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse (1994). Honorarkonsul der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (1980-1995), Humboldt Research Award (1974)

“My stay and research experience at the TU was extraordinary pleasant and fruitful.I published or co-authored 2 books and 12 papers as direct or indirect result of my stay in Munich. I made several lifelong friendships with a number of colleagues, hosted two young investigators from TUM ( Dr. U. Pfeiffer, Ms. S. Bluemel) at my laboratory in Oklahoma and established valuable liaisons with other research groups at the TU, the Max Planck Institut and the Ludwigs Universitaet. I consider my stay at the TUM as one of the high points  of my scientific career!”

Kai-Feng Pan

Professor and Director
Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Peking University School of Oncology, Beijing Cancer Hospital & Institute

Stays at TUM
Oct. – Dec. 2011, Oct. – Nov. 2012
Host
Prof. Dr. Markus Gerhard
Research Interests
Cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Leading Scientist in Cancer Epidemiology Award, Beijing Public Health Bureau (2011), Science and Technology Award, Beijing Municipial Government (2007)

“The field of research during my stay in TUM was the pathogenesis of Helicobacter pylori infection with specific emphasis on virulence factors and immune response. It was very helpful to classify Helicobacter pylori infected patients into high- and low-risk groups in the Chinese population.”

Therese Halvorsen Røst

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Reseach Group G2, Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Stays at TUM
Apr. – June 2012, Aug. 2013 – July 2014
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Hans Hauner, Dr. Helmut Laumen
Research Interests
Molecular biology, cellular mechanisms, nutrition, obesity, type 2 diabetes

“I have worked as a postdoctor on a cooperation project between TUM and the University of Bergen, Norway. The project is about human obesity and type 2 diabetes, and genetic and molecular mechanisms behind the development of these diseases.”

Robert Snyder

Professor Emeritus and Former Chair
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Stay at TUM
June – Aug. 2010
Host
Prof. Dr. Helmut Greim
Research Interests
Toxic and carcinogenic effects of benzene, specific metabolites of benzene necessary for the production of toxic effects
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Ambassador of Toxicology Award, Mid Atlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT, 2003), Education Award, Society of Toxicology (SOT, 1996), Humboldt Research Award (1990), Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research, Rutgers University (1987)