BIH Professorships


BIH Professorship for Environmental Epigenetics and Lung Research

Charité and BIH strengthen translational lung research in Berlin. Irina Lehmann's appointment to the W3 professorship for "Environmental Epigenetics and Lung Research" expands the team for the newly established scientific focus of translational lung research at the Charité.

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BIH Professorship for Mathematical Modelling of Neuronal Learning

On April 1, 2018, Robert Gütig was appointed W3 Professor in Mathematical Modeling of Neural Learning at Charité and BIH. As a theoretical neuroscientist, Robert Gütig studies the brain processes involved in learning inside the brain’s neuronal networks. He hopes to advance the translation of theoretical knowledge into clinical practice.

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BIH Professor Marcus Mall

Marcus Mall has been appointed Professor for Pediatric Pulmonology and Immunology at Charité. Mall’s co-appointments as Einstein Professor and BIH Professor were made possible with the support of Einstein Foundation Berlin and collaboration with the BIH.

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BIH Professorship for Biometry

Geraldine Rauch took up her duties on 1 July 2017 and, in addition to heading the Institute of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology at the Charité, will also be responsible for setting up a Biometry Service Unit within the BIH platform Clinical Translational Sciences.

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BIH Professorship for Virology

In March 2017, virologist Christian Drosten started his work at BIH and Charité. He will head the Institute for Virology at the Charité, be director of the Department of Virology at Labor Berlin GmbH and set up a BIH research unit for virology as part of the BIH program Personalized Medicine.

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BIH Professorship for Microbiology

Andreas Diefenbach joined the BIH and Charité in November 2016. He took up a professorship in microbiology, heads the Institute for Microbiology at the Charité and is responsible for the Department of Microbiology at Labor Berlin GmbH. His appointment was made possible by the Einstein Foundation and Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum (DRFZ) and the BIH.

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BIH Professorships Cardiovascular Medicine

In 2014, Charité, MDC, the Deutschen Zentrum für Herz-Kreislauf-Forschung (DZHK), the Deutschen Herzzentrum Berlin (DZHB) and BIH realized three joint appointments.

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