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Born on January 12, 1952 in Prague/ Czechoslovakia.

Basic and High School in Prague/ Vienna/ Munich, Baccalaureat in Munich 1971.

  • 1971 – 1977: Medical School of the University in Düsseldorf
  • Promotion to Dr. med. in Düsseldorf on the topic „Lyell Syndrome“.
  • Grade: Excellent.
  • 1978 – 1980: Resident at the Department of Dermatology, University of Düsseldorf (Prof. Greither, Prof. Goerz) from
  • 1980 – 1982: Research Stipendiate of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft at the Division of Pharmacology, University of California in San Diego.
  • Research area „Role of Eicosanoids in Skin“.
  • 1982 – 1993: Member of the Department of Dermatology at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University in Munich (Prof. Braun-Falco, Prof.Plewig).
  • 1983: Specialist in Dermatology
  • 1985: Senior lecturer in Dermatology and Venerology.
  • 1991: Professor in Dermatology.
  • 1993 – 2006: Director of the Department of Dermatology and Venerology at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf
  • 1995 – 2006: Speaker of the Special Research Center 503 of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft „Moleculare and cellular mediators of exogenous noxae“
  • 1999: Honorary doctor of University Szeged
  • 2000 – 2006: Speaker of the „Biomedical Research Center“ of the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf
  • 2004: Vice-president, International Society of Dermatology
  • 2004: Board of Directors, Dermopharmacology Society
  • 2004: Editor, Der Hautarzt
  • 2005: Editorial board, Acta Dermatovenerologica
  • 2006: Director, Department of Dermatology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich
  • 2007: Editorial Board Münchner Medizinische Wochenschrift
  • 2007: Executive Board Member EUSCLE
  • 2008: Editorial Board, Journal of The American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2008: Editorial Board, Wundmedizin und Wundpflege
  • 2008: Editorial Board, Münchner Medizinische Wochenschrift
  • 2008: Editorial Board, Lasers in Medical Science
  • 2009: Board of Directors, German Dermatological Society
  • 2009: Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Dermatology
  • 2010: International Advisory Board Online Journal of Indian Dermatology (OJID)
  • 2010: Editor Dermatolog (Ukraine)
  • 2010: Board of Editors, Journal für Ästhetische Chirurgie
  • 2011: Vice-president, Euro-Asian Association of Dermatovenerologists EAAD
  • 2011: Editorial Board, Arzneimittel -, Therapie – Kritik & Medizin und Umwelt
  • 2012: Honorary Senator of University of Maribor
  • 2012: Honorary doctor of University of Vilnius
  • 2012: Editorial Board of Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
  • 2012: Board of Editors, Arzneimitteltherapie – Kritik und Medizin und Umwelt
  • 2013: International Advisory Board, Dermatologica Sinica, Taiwan
  • 2013: Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology (IJPD)
  • 2013: Advisory Board, Indian Journal of Dermatology (IJD)
  • 2014: Executive board member, International Society of Dermatology
  • 2014: Vicepresident EUSCLE
  • 2014: Executive board member, International Society of Dermatology
  • 2014: International Advisory Board, Russian Journal of Skin and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • 2015: Vicepresident, Ärztlicher Verein, München
  • 2015: Honorary Doctor, University of Uzhgorod
  • 2016: President, Ärztlicher Verein München
  • 2016: President. German-Japanese Society of Dermatology
  • 2017: Board of Directors, ISD
  • Past president and vice president,
  • German-Hungarian Dermatological Society
  • German – Israeli Dermatological Society
  • 2017: Editorial board, Journal of General – Procedural Dermatology & Venereology Indonesia (JDVI)
Honorary Membership
  • Hungarian Dermatological Society, 1991
  • Slovak Dermatological Society, 1993
  • Czech Dermatological Society, 1994
  • Croatian Dermatological Society, 1994
  • Latvian Dermatological Society, 1995
  • Polish Dermatological Society, 1998
  • Bulgarian Dermatological Society, 1999
  • Israel Dermatological Society, 2000
  • Scottish Dermatological Society, 2000
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2006
  • Lithuanian Society for Dermatovenerology, 2007
  • Baltic Dermatological Society, 2007
  • Academy of Sciences, Northrhine Westfalia, Corresponding member, 2007
  • Czech Medical Society Purkynje, 2007
  • Taiwan Dermatological Society, 2007
  • Academia Peloritana die Pericolanti Classe die Scienze Medico-Biologiche, Messina, Corresponding member, 2008
  • German National Academy of Science Leopoldina, 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, USA 2008
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2010
  • Serbian Dermatological Society, 2010
  • Philippine Dermatological Society, 2011
  • Romanian Dermatological Society, 2012
  • American Academy of Dermatology, 2012
  • Austrian Society for Dermatology and Venerology, 2012
  • Czech Academy of Physicians, 2013
  • Bulgarian Dermatological Academy, 2013
  • Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India, 2013
  • Brasilian Academy of Medicine, 2013
  • Accademia Aestiva, Bulgaria, Member 2013
  • Italian Dermatological Society , Sidemast, 2014
  • Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology, 2015
  • Georgian Society for Photodermatology and Skin Cancer, 2016
  • Dermatovenereology Association of Turkey, 2015
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Geschichte der Dermatologie und Venerologie, Member, 2016
  • Japanese Dermatological Association, 2017
Prizes and named lectures
  • Oscar-Gans-Förderpreis 1988
  • Kaposi-Medaille 1996
  • Ehrenmedaille der Universität Helsinki, 1996
  • Paul-Martini-Preis 1998
  • Leo-Brandt-Vorlesung der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der
  • Wissenschaften 1999
  • Lady-Davis Visiting Professorship Hebrew University
  • Jerusalem 2001-2002
  • Ehrenmedaille der Karls-Universität Prag 2005
  • Goldmedaille der Tschechischen Medizinischen Gesellschaft, Purkynje 2009
  • Honorary medal, University of Vilnius, Lithuania 2010
  • Leopold-Casper – Preis, Universität Düsseldorf 2012
  • Ferdinand-von-Hebra-Gedächtnisvorlesung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft
  • für Dermatopharmazie 2012
  • ILDS Award 2013, Certificate of Appreciation
  • Bruno-Bloch-Gedächtnisvorlesung der Universität Zürich 2013
  • Hans-Christian-Korting-Gedächtsnisvorlesung der Gesellschaft für Dermatologie
  • Mainz 2013
  • Alfred Marchionini-Gedächtsnisvorlesung, Hamburg 2013
  • Karl-Herxheimer-Gedächtnisvorlesung, Frankfurt am Main 2013
  • Unna-Gedächtnisvorlesung der Österreichischen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft, Linz
  • Nékám Award, Hungarian Dermatological Society, 2014
  • Best foreign lecturer, Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venerologists and Leprologists, Mangalore, Indian, 11th February 2015
  • John Moche Memorial lecture, Südafrikanische Dermatologische Gesellschaft,
  • Kapstadt 2016
  • Best foreign lecturer, 45th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL), Kolkate, India, 2017
  • Dohi Lecture , Japanese Dermatological Association, 2017
  • Outstanding Mentor of the Year, International Society of Dermatology, 2017
Main clinical activities
  • General Dermatology
  • Dermatotherapy
  • Photodermatology
  • Dermatological Oncology
  • Allergology
  • Proctology
  • Phlebology
  • Collagenoses
Main research activities
  • Metabolism of inflammatory mediators and cytokines in inflammatory dermatoses Photobiology
  • Biochemical pharmacology of the skin
  • Molecular biology of cutaneous inflammatory reactions and carcinogenesis
Publications:
  • 19 books
  • About 1.000 original articles
  • More than 1.000 abstracts of lectures and posters