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Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Gudermann

Personal Information

  • Name               Gudermann, Thomas, Prof. Dr. med.
  • Address            Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
                             Walther-Straub-Institut für Pharmakologieund Toxikologie
                             Goethestr. 33
                             80336 München
  • Phone               +49 89 2180 75700
  • E-Mail               Thomas.Gudermann@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Advanced Professional Positions

  • since 2014        Coordinator of CRC 152
  • since 2008        Full Professor (W3) and Chair
                              University of Munich (LMU)
                              Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • 1999 – 2008     Full Professor (C4) and Chair of Pharmacology
                              University of Marburg

Professional Experience and Postdoctoral Training
  • 1994 - 1999      Junior Investigator
                               Institute of Pharmacology
                               Free university of Berlin
  • 1992 - 1994      Clinical and Research Fellow
                               University Hospital Münster
                               University of Münster
  • 1989 - 1992      Postdoctoral Fellow
                               Baylor Cellege of Medicine
                               Houston, Texas

Academic Education
  • 1998                   Habilitation (Pharmacology and Toxicology)
                                Medical Faculty, Free University of Berlin
  • 1997                   Boards in Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • 1989                   Dr. med., University of Münster and FMGEMS and ECFMG certificate
  • 1988                   License to practise medicine
  • 1981 - 1988       Study of Medicine at University of Münster
                                Medical School and Ben Gurion University, Israel

Honours, Awards, Scholarships and Other Qualifications
  • 2020                    GT Toxicology Award 2020, German Society of Toxicology
  • 2016                    Carreer Achievement Award, Society of Toxicology (USA)
                                 Clinical and Translational Toxicology Speciality Section
  • 2012                    Offer of the position as Scientific Director of the German Institute
                                 of Human Nutrition (DIfE), Postdam, Leibniz Institute
  • 2009                    Member of Leopoldina, National Academy of Sciences
  • 2004 - 2007         Offers of Full Professorships and First Positions on short lists of the Universities of Basel,
                                  Edingburgh, Freiburg, Tübingen
  • 1999                     Thyroid Von Basedow Research Prize, German Society of Endocrinology
  • 1994                     Schoeller-Junkmann Prize German Society of Endocrinology

Professional Activities, Memberships
  • since 2020            Speaker of whole Study Section Medicine ("Fachkollegium Medizin"),
                                  German Research Foundation (DFG)
                                  Speaker of Section 1, Study Section Medicine, German Research Foundation (DFG)
                                  Member of DFG Senate Committee for Clinical Research
                                  Member of DFG Senate Committee for Experimental Animal Research
  • since 2018            Vice Dean, Faculty of Medicine, LMU Munich
  • since 2018            Spokesperson of Research Training Group "Targets in Toxicology -
                                   Deciphering Therapeutic Targets in Lung Toxicolgy", GRK 2338
  • since 2018            Spokesperson of Elite Master Program "Human Biolgy - Principles of Health and Disease",
                                   LMU Munich, Faculties of Medicine and Biology
  • 2017 - 2020          Vice President, German Society of Pharmacology
  • since 2016            Elected member of DFG Study Section ("Fachkollegium Medizin") 205, DFG
  • since 2014            Spokesperson of Transregional Collaborative Research Center 152
                                   "TRIPs to Homeostasis - maintenance of Body Homeostasis
                                    by Transient Receptor Potential Modules", SFB-TRR 152
  • since 2014             Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Leibniz Institute
                                   of Molecular Pharmacolgy (FMP), Berlin              
  • since 2012             Chairman of Intramural Research Funding FoeLoLe ("Förderprogramm
                                    für Forschung und Lehre"), Faculty of Medicine, LMU Munich
  •                                Member of the Scientific Advirory Board, Wilhelm Sander-Stiftung, Munich
  • since 2011              Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Von-Behring-Roentgen-Stiftung,
                                     Frankfurt am Main
  • 2011 - 2018           Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stuttgart
  • 2011 - 2016           DFG Liaison Officer of LMU Munich
  • 2006 - 2011           Scientific Member of the Grants Committee of Collaborative Research Centres,
                                    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • 2005 - 2008            President of the German Society of Endocrinology
  • 2002 - 2005            Vice President of the German Society of Endocrinology
  • 2002 - 2007            Vice Dean, Medical Faculty, University of Marburg