PortfolioHelmut Salih

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Academic title:
Prof. Dr. apl.
Helmut Salih
Organizational units:
Department of Internal Medicine
Hospitals and clinical institutes
Cluster of Excellence: Image-Guided and Functionally Instructed Tumor Therapies (iFIT)
Centers or interfaculty scientific institutions

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Curriculum vitae

Current position W3 Professor for Translational Immunology



1990 – 1997 Studies of Human Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich



2005 Habilitation for Internal Medicine, Medical Faculty, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen; Mentor Prof. Dr. L. Kanz
1997 Doctor of Medicine (MD), Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dieter Adam


Professional career after degree

2014 – present Chair (W3) for Translational Immunology, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen and Head of the Clinical Collaboration Unit Translational Immunology, German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany
2007 APL Professor for Hematology/Oncology
2007 Specialist (Zusatzbezeichnung) Hematology/Oncology
2006 – present Consultant (Oberarzt) at the Department of Hematology/Oncology, Tübingen
2005 Board certification Internal Medicine
2001 – 2005 Resident at the Department of Hematology/Oncology, Tübingen, Germany
1999 – 2000 Postdoctoral training, supported by a grant from „Mildred Scheel Stiftung“ at the BMS Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Princeton, NJ, USA
1997 – 1998 „Arzt im Praktikum“ at the Department for Hematology/Oncology Med. Klinik III, Klinikum Großhadern, LMU München, Germany


2015 Teaching Award, Medical Faculty Tübingen (best lecturer)
2010 – 2014 Elected Board Member, Faculty Council, Faculty of Medicine
2010 – 2014 Board Member of the Habilitation Committee, Faculty of Medicine
2013 CESAR Award for translational research
2004 Travel Award, ASH meeting
2004 Award of the „Dr. Walter Freundlich und Luise Freundlich Stiftung“
2003 Franziska-Kolb Award for Leukemia Research of the University Ulm
2002 Poster Award of the Medical Faculty of the Eberhard-Karls-University


Gundram Jung, Helmut Salih
Latifa Zekri-Metref
19/08/2005 (EU)
20/04/2011 (USA)
22/02/2007 (USA)
Helmut Salih, Gernot Stuhler


2019 - 2025
Lars Zender, Bernd Pichler, Hans-Georg Rammensee
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)
2018 - 2022
Dominik Schneidawind
Deutsche Krebshilfe e.V.
2017 - 2019
Helmut Salih
Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V.
2016 - 2021
Helmut Salih
Universitätsklinikum Ulm
2015 - 2022
Helmut Salih
Europaen Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
2013 - 2020
Helmut Salih
Gesellschaft für Medizinische Innovation – Hämatologie und Onkologie mbH (GMIHO)
2011 - 2020
Helmut Salih
Universitätsklinikum Ulm



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