Benutzerspezifische Werkzeuge


PD Dr. med. Holger S. Willenberg

Holger S. WillenbergPD Dr. Willenberg has been working over nearly 20 years with Prof. Bornstein. He explored the role of cytokines in hypercortisolism and the crosstalk of endothelial cells with adrenal cells. In addition to his expertise in experimental systems, he has extensive experience in clinical studies of patients with adrenal diseases. Within the research unit, he will ideally combine with the Eisenhofer, Lenders and Chavakis groups. He is currently at the University of Düsseldorf and has a double appointment with a 25% position in the Department of Medicine at the Technische Universität Dresden fully rejoining the adrenal group.

Scientific career

1990-1997Medical school, main focus on Biochemistry, University of Leipzig, 2 research semesters Partial Medical License
1997-1998Intern National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
1998-1999Intern and Resident, “Deutsche Diabetesklinik Düsseldorf”, hospital specialised in medical treatment of glucose metabolism-related disorders
1999Medical License
1999-2005Resident, Internal Medicine, University Hospital Düsseldorf
- Deutsche Diabetesklinik Düsseldorf
- Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Rheumatology
- Division of Haematology and Oncology
- Division of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology
- Division of Metabolism and Nutrition
2004Consultant, Internal Medicine
2005-presentAss. Professor of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Rheumatology, University Hospital Düsseldorf