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Prof. Dr. med. Stefan R. Bornstein

Stefan R. BornsteinThe Department of Medicine, headed by the speaker, Prof. Bornstein, unites in one department the divisions of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Pathobiochemistry, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Geriatrics, the Vascular Centre, Vascular Inflammation and the Intensive Care Unit. Prof. Bornstein and his group have worked in adrenal research for over 20 years and have established collaborations with adrenal research groups around the world. Based on his pioneering work on the role of cytokines in adrenal regulation he received the Marius-Tausk Award of the German Endocrine Society. He has organised an NIH-consensus conference on adrenal tumours and has participated as an endocrine expert in the international consensus conference on intensive care medicine dedicated to the diagnosis and management of adrenal insufficiency in the critically ill patients.


Scientific career

1982-1988Medical School, University of Ulm, and University of Miami, FL, USA
1988Medical License, Doctoral Thesis
1988-1994Resident and Fellow, Medical Clinic of the University of Ulm
1995Postdoctoral Habilitation (PhD Thesis)
1994-1997Assistant Professor at Medical Clinic and Outpatient Clinic III,
University of Leipzig
1997-2000Heisenberg-Scholarship for a scientific research, NIH, Bethesda, USA
2000-2001Acting Unit Chief at the Pediatric Endocrinology Section, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, USA
2000-2002
Scientific coordinator of NIH State-of-Science conference on clinically inapparent adrenal tumours
2001-2004C3-Professor and Vice-Chair of the Dept. of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Rheumatology, University of Düsseldorf
2004-presentC4-Professor and director of the Dept. of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at the Technische Universität Dresden