University Hospital of Würzburg

Würzburg, Germany

Chemotherapy in Burkitt lymphoma (program ID: 226093)

Hermann Einsele

Prof. Dr. med.

Hermann Einsele

Department of Medicine II (Department of Hematology, Oncology, Gastroenterology and Rheumatology)

Specialized in: hematology, oncology, gastroenterology, rheumatology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Akademischer Lebenslauf/Beschäftigungsverhältnisse

  • 1977 - 1980 Studium Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen 
  • 1980 - 1981 Owen’s University Manchester (DAAD-Stipendiat) 
  • 1982  Guy’s Hospital London 
  • 1984  Ärztliche Prüfung (Tübingen) 
  • 1984  Approbation 
  • 1986  Promotion, Toxikologisches Institut Tübingen (summa cum laude) 
  • 1986 Forschungsaufenthalt am Max-Planck-Institut, Martinsried  (Arbeitsgruppe Prof. R. Kandolf) 
  • 1984 - 1993 Ausbildung als Assistenzarzt, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik,  Innere Medizin II, Universität Tübingen 
  • 1991 Facharztanerkennung für Innere Medizin 
  • 1992 Forschungsaufenthalt am Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), Seattle (Arbeitsgruppe R. Bowden, M. Boeckh) 
  • 1993  Oberarzt Hämatologie/Onkologie, Rheumatologie u. Immunologie, Universität Tübingen 
  • 1996  Anerkennung Schwerpunktbezeichnung Hämatologie/Onkologie 
  • 1999  Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor, Univ. Tübingen 
  • 2000 Visiting Professor, City of Hope Hospital, Duarte, USA  
  • 2001 Geschäftsführender Oberarzt , Univ. Tübingen 
  • 2003 Visiting Professor, City of Hope Hospital, Duarte, USA 
  • 2004 Direktor der Medizinischen Klinik u. Poliklinik II der  Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg 
  • 2008 Ruf an die Medizinische Klinik III der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz - abgelehnt  

Schwerpunkte wissenschaftlicher Tätigkeit

  • Immunrekonstitution nach Stammzelltransplantation 
  • Adoptive Immuntherapie 
  • Infektionen bei immunsupprimierten Patienten 
  • Linische Studien beim Multiplen Myelom  

Funktionen in wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaften und Institutionen

  • 1989 - 1996 Mitglied des Forschungsnetzwerks SFB 120 (Immunogenetics and Allo-SCT) 
  • Seit 1994  Leitung der Deutschen Studiengruppe Multiples Myelom (DSMM) Vorstandsmitglied des Europäischen Myelomnetzwerkes 
  • Seit 2004 Mitglied des Beirates der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Infektionen in der  Hämatoonkologie der DGHO (AGIHO) 
  • Seit 2004 Arbeitsgruppenleiter Supportivtherapie in dem Kompetenznetz Leukämie und im Europäischen Leukämienetz (EuroNet Leukemia) 
  • 2002 - 2007 Vorsitzender der Süddeutschen Hämoblastose-Gruppe (SHG) 
  • Seit 2002 Vorstandsmitglied der Deutschen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Blutstammzell- und Knochenmarktransplantation 
  • 2004 - 2010 Vorstandsmitglied der Europäischen Knochenmark- und Blutstammzelltransplantationsgesellschaft  

Mitgliedschaft in Beratungsgremien

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft 
  • Deutsche Krebshilfe 
  • Medical Research Council (UK) 
  • Wellcome Trust (UK) 
  • Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Inserm) 
  • Wilhelm-Sander-Stiftung 
  • Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) 
  • José Carreras Stiftung 
  • Mildred-Scheel-Stiftung 
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
  • CCRI (AU) 
  • Kendall Fond (UK) 
  • Leukemia Research Fund (UK) 
  • Schweizer Cancer Fund  


  • 2003 Van Bekkum Award of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) 
  • 2011 Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (London) 
  • 2012 Nobel Lecture Stem Cell Biology/Transplantation,  Nobel Forum Karolinska Institute 
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Medicine II at the University Hospital of Würzburg treats patients with hematologic / oncologic, gastrointestinal and rheumatologic/immunological clinical pictures on both inpatient and outpatient basis. The director of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Hermann Einsele. 

In March 2005, there was founded a new Stem Cell Transplant Center at the University Hospital Würzburg. The therapeutic outpatient clinic carries out chemo-, immune-, and antibody therapies every day. 

Moreover, the University Hospital of Würzburg has special sections for the treatment of patients with severe infections. The treatment of inpatients and outpatients with psychosomatic diseases is carried out in the newly created day clinic for psychosomatic diseases. The Department of Psychosomatics also provides psychological oncological care to the patients of the Department. 

The main clinical focuses of the Department of Medicine II at the University Hospital of Würzburg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Hermann Einsele include:

  • Interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of hematological diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, anus, peritoneum, liver, gallbladder and pancreas
  • Diagnosis and treatment of infectious and parasitic diseases, as well as congenital and acquired immunodeficiency conditions

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • case history collection
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • differential blood count
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT/MRI scanners of the complete organism
  • needle biopsy of the bone marrow
  • biopsy and histological examination of CSF
  • examination by experts of:
    • cardiology
    • otolaryngology
    • immunology
    • ophthalmology
  • chemotherapy 1 course
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations


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