Prof Stefan Schreiber
Director, Dean of the Medical Faculty
Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology and
1st Department of Internal Medicine
University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein
Professor Schreiber was born in 1962 and received medical degrees in 1988 at University of Hamburg. He is a certificated internist and gastroenterologist. Following a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Departments of Gastroenterology at Washington University (St. Louis, MO) and University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) he became junior Faculty in the Department of Gastroenterology at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin, Germany. In 1996 he assumed the position of an associated professor in the Hospital for General Internal Medicine at Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany.
Prof Schreiber´s present position is a Full Professor of Medicine. He is the director of the Clinic of Internal Medicine I and also head of the Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, both at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel. Moreover he is the speaker of the German DFG cluster of excellence “Inflammation-at-Interfaces”.
His research interests include the molecular genetics and pathophysiology of chronic intestinal inflammation, the clinical development of new therapies for IBD and the discovery of mechanisms that control ageing. Memberships in professional societies include the American Gastroenterological Association, the European Society of Clinical Investigation, the Scientific Committee of the German Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, the German Society for Internal Medicine and the German Society for Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Disorders. Professor Schreiber has been an invited lecturer and held chairmanships at multiple national and international meetings. He is joint editor of some famous international journals in IBD and genetics and he has to his credit more than 700 original publications in different leading scientific journals.