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Vice-President Medicine of the University of Luebeck

Prof. Dr. med. Christopher Baum

Born 13 April 1962 in Marburg a.d. Lahn
Abitur in Mainz, studies of Human Medicine in Essen, Freiburg and Hamburg
1989-1991 Internship at the Medical Clinic Borstel, Bad Oldesloe
1991 Doctorate (Dr. med.), University of Hamburg
1991–1992 Postgraduate studies in Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg
1991-1992 Research Assistant, Department of Toxicology, University of Hamburg
1993-1999 Research Associate and Team Leader, Heinrich-Pette-Institute Hamburg
1999 Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Molecular Medicine
2000 Research Assistant, Bone Marrow Transplantation, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
2000–2005 C3-Professorship for Stem Cell Biology, Hannover Medical School (MHH)
2006-2013W3-Professorship and Head of Institute Experimental Hematology, MHH
2002-2009Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
2007-2011Ombudsperson for Good Scientific Practice, MHH
2007-2013Dean of Research of the MHH
2013-2018President of the MHH, Head of the Research and Teaching Department
seit 2019Vice President of the Universität zu Lübeck and Member of the Board of the UKSH

Offices at the Universität zu Lübeck: Vice President Medicine

  • Member of the Board of the UKSH for the Campus Lübeck and Chairman of the Campus Directorate Campus Lübeck
  • Chairman of the Medical Senate Committee
  • Chairman of the Research Commission of the Medical Section
  • Chairman of the Structural Commission for Medicine
  • Representation of the University externally for matters of university medicine, in particular:
    • Medical Faculty Day
    • German Centers for Health Research
  • Appointment negotiations in the Medical Section together with the President and the Chancellor
  • Teaching assignments in the Medical Section (delegated to committee chairmen)
  • Teaching hospitals (delegated to head of medical studies)
  • Connection to the State Examination Office (delegated to Head of Medical Studies)
  • Connection to the Administration of the UKSH
  • Responsible for the Lübeck part of the grant R+E in Medicine and Health Sciences together with the Chancellor
  • Responsible for the following (central) facilities of the Universität zu Lübeck: Biobank, Stockbreeding Cooperative, Centre for Clinical Studies, Research Facilities for Clinical Experiments
  • Contact for Clinical Research IT Officers

Current committee functions outside the Universität zu Lübeck

  • Member of the Senate Commission for Clinical Research of the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2013
  • Member of the Science Working Group of the Medizinischer Fakultätentag

Special honors

  • Scientific awards, including the Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Award of the DFG and the Luise & Horst Köhler Award for Research on Rare Diseases
  • Patents for gene vector technologies
  • Initiator of the Voluntary Scientific Year and the Clinician-Scientist Program Young Academy of the MHH
AddressRatzeburger Allee 160,
Haus 1, Zi. 116
23562 Lübeck
OfficeKajsa Katharina Vogel
Office phone+49 451 3101 1031
Office email addresskajsa.vogel(at)uni-luebeck(dot)de
Phone+49 451 3101 1030
Fax+49 451 3101 1004
Emailchristopher.baum(at)uni-luebeck(dot)de
Internetwww.uni-luebeck.de