University Hospital Ulm

Ulm, Germany

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Rheumatology

Hartmut Döhner

Prof. Dr. med.

Hartmut Döhner

Specialized in: hematology, oncology, rheumatology

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Berufliche Positionen:

  • 1983-1985 Assistenzarzt, Pathologisches Institut, St. VincentiusKrankenhäuser (Prof. H.M. Schneider, Dr. H. Wolfmüller), Karlsruhe
  • 1985-1988 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Medizinische Klinik and Poliklinik V (Ärztlicher Direktor: Prof. W. Hunstein), Universität Heidelberg
  • 1988-1990 Postdoc, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology (Prof. Clara D. Bloomfield), und Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Medical Genetics (Prof. Diane C. Arthur), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • 1990-1993 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Medizinische Klinik and Poliklinik V (Prof. W. Hunstein), Universität Heidelberg
  • 1993-1999 Oberarzt, Medizinische Klinik and Poliklinik V (Prof. W. Hunstein; seit 1997: Prof. A.D. Ho), Universität Heidelberg
  • 2003-2011 Geschäftsführender Direktor, Zentrum für Innere Medizin, Universitätsklinikum Ulm
  • Seit 1999 Ärztlicher Direktor, Klinik für Innere Medizin III –Hämatologie, Onkologie, Rheumatologie und Infektionskrankheiten, Universität Ulm
  • Seit 2006 Sprecher, Comprehensive Cancer Center Ulm (CCCU)


  • 1993 American Society of Hematology
  • 1996 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hämatologie und Onkologie
  • 2001 European Hematology Association
  • 2002 American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • 2006 Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft


  • 1979-80 Stipendium, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
  • 1988-90 Stipendium, Mildred Scheel Stiftung
  • 1995 Leukemia Clinical Research Award, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hämatologie und Onkologie
  • 2009 Kenneth McCredie Lectureship, International Association for Comparative Research on Leukemia and Related Disorders (IACRLRD), Ohio, USA
  • 2010 Anita- and Cuno-Wieland Preis für translationale Krebsforschung, Universität Heidelberg
  • 2011 Wilhelm-Warner Preis für Krebsforschung, Hamburg
  • 2012 Mitglied in der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften

The main direction of the Clinic of Internal Medicine III at Ulm University Clinic is the care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the blood and lymphatic system (including anemia, lymphadenopathy, acute and chronic leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative disorders, Hodgkin/non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, aplastic anemia), as well as solid tumors of organs (including bronchial carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, glioblastoma, sarcoma, testicular cancer). The range of treatments covers all forms of modern oncological treatment (conventional chemotherapy, treatment with monoclonal antibodies, molecular targeted therapy with new drugs). Ulm Transplantation Department is one of the oldest in the world. For over 30 years, it conducts the bone marrow transplantation and blood stem cells.

In terms of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Medicine, the Clinic of Internal Medicine III is a part of CCCU (Comprehensive Cancer Center Ulm), holding one of 13 awards in Germany from the German Cancer Center and is a leading cancer center; besides, CCCU, as the Cancer Center, is certified according to the criteria of the German Cancer Society. The health status of all patients is discussed at interdisciplinary conferences on tumors. The treatment plans meet all latest national and international standards and include, but not limited to, the conventional chemotherapy, immunotherapy with antibodies and innovative therapy with inhibitors of signal paths and cell cycle. We also maintain close cooperation with the network of private hematologists/oncologists and specialists of the nearby clinics. The department of allogeneic transplantation of blood stem cells and the spinal cord was established in 1978 and belongs to one of the oldest in the world. Nowadays, the department offers various options for allogeneic transplantation of blood stem cells (family donor, unrelated donor, haploidentical donors, umbilical cord blood). In 2012, it carried out 77 transplantations of allogeneic and 92 autologous transplantation of stem cells. The department is certified to carry out the transplantation of autologous and allogeneic stem cells and is certified as a center for taking of peripheral stem cells and spinal cord sampling according to JACIE (Joint Accreditation Committee-ISCT [Europe] & EBMT) standards.


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