PortfolioMatthias Schwab

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Academic title:
PD Dr.
Matthias Schwab
Organizational units:
Faculty of Medicine
University of Tübingen
Cluster of Excellence: Image-Guided and Functionally Instructed Tumor Therapies (iFIT)
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Research training group: Non-canonical G protein signaling pathways
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Academic Education and Degrees

1983 - 1990 Study of medicine, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen Nürnberg, Germany
1991 M.D., Institute of Toxicology & Pharmacology, University Erlangen, Germany
1996 / 2000 Board Certification: Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine / Clinical Pharmacology
2003 Habilitation, Clinical and Pediatric Pharmacology, University Tübingen, Germany


Scientific Career and Positions

since 2015 Coopted Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Department of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany
since 2007 Professor & Chair of Clin. Pharmacology, University Tübingen and Director of the Dr Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clin. Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany
2001 - 2005 Senior physician & Head of the Research of Clinical Trial Unit and Drug Information, Dr Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clin. Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany
2005 - 2006 Visiting Professor, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1995 - 2001 Fellow in clinical pharmacology, Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clin. Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany
1990 - 1995 Civilian service and fellow in pediatrics / Senior house officer, University Hospital of Children and Adolescents, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany



2015 + 2016/17 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers, rubric “Pharmacology and Toxicology”
2016 Robert-Pfleger Research Award
2015 “Staufermedaille in Gold” by the Prime Minister of Baden Württemberg
2014 Member of the German National Academy of Sciences ‘Leopoldina’
2013 Most cited German pharmacologist in Europe (LabTimes, 2013)
2012 Full Member of the Academy of Science and Literature, Mainz, Germany
2009 Most cited pharmacologist in German-speaking countries (Laborjournal, 2009)
2005 Galenus von Pergamon Award
2004 Friedrich Hartmut Dost Award
1983 - 1990 Scholarship according to the "Bayerischen Begabtenförderungsgesetz"


Memberships: Editorial Boards and Societies

2015 President of the German Society of Exp. and Clin. Pharmacology and Toxicology
since 2014 Member and Chair, Commission for Medical Research, Academy of Science and Literature Mainz, Germany
since 2013 Chair, German Society of Clinical Pharmacology (DGKliPha)
since 2010 Executive Board member and vice chair (2014-2018) of the Drug Metabolism and Transporter Section, Intern. Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR)
since 2010 Executive Committee, European Association of Clin. Pharmacology and Therapy
since 2008 Section Editor PGx & Personalized Medicine of Genome Medicine
since 2007 Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacogenetics & Genomics
since 2004 Full Member & Vice Chair, Expert Group "Drugs for Children & Adolescents", BfArM


Lusine Danielyan, Christoph Gleiter, Matthias Schwab
Gayane Buniatian, Ralf Weiskirchen, Thomas Weiss
Lusine Danielyan, Christoph Gleiter, Barbara Proksch, Matthias Schwab



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