Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. med. Roman Thomas - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

2017: CMMC associate member (Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne)
2015: DKTK fellow (German Cancer Consortium), German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
2012: Founder of Blackfield/ New Oncology AG, acquired by Siemens Healthcare in March 2016
2011: Full Professor of Translational Genomics (W3), Chair, Department of Translational Genomics, Center of Integrated Oncology (CIO) Köln – Bonn, University of Cologne
2008: Privatdozent, Faculty Member (Assistant Professor level), Medical Faculty, University of Cologne
2006: Principal Investigator, Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne, Germany. Associate Member, Lung Cancer Group, Department I of Internal Medicine and Center of Integrated Oncology, University of Cologne
2004 – 2006: Postdoctoral Fellow with Matthew Meyerson, M.D., Ph.D., The Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard & Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
2003 – 2004: Postdoctoral Fellow with Jürgen Wolf, M.D., Department I for Internal Medicine, University of Cologne and Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC)
2001 – 2002: Clinical residency (A.i.P.), Department I for Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Medical Oncology/ Hematology
2002: Conferral of doctorate (Dr. med.), University of Cologne, Magna cum Laude: “Detektion von Allelverlusten und molekulare Analyse von zellzyklus-regulierenden Genen und Tumorsuppressorgenen in Hodgkin Reed-Sternberg Zellen” (Supervisor: Jürgen Wolf, M.D., Hodgkin Laboratory, Department I for Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Head: Volker Diehl, M.D.)
2001: Graduation from Medical School, University of Cologne, Summa cum Laude
1994 – 2001: University of Cologne, Medical School

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

2017: Max-Delbrück-Preis der Universität zu Köln
2014: Walter und Christine Richtzenhain-Preis, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum
2014: Glaxo Smith Kline Scientific Award for Clinical Research 2014, GlaxoSmithKline Stiftung Deutschland
2013: Deutscher Krebspreis (German Cancer Award) 2013– Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft
2007: Young Investigator Award, IASLC
2006: Fellow of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Award
2006: Fellow in Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
2005 – 2006: Mildred-Scheel Fellowship for Cancer Research, Deutsche Krebshilfe

Publications

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