Uwe Platzbecker

University Hospital Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. med. Uwe Platzbecker

Head
Medical Clinic and Policlinic of Hematology, Cell Therapy and Hemostaseology  University Hospital Leipzig, Liebigstr. 22, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

 Medical training

  • Study of Medicine at the Medical Faculty of Technical University of Dresden (- 1996)

Academic development

  • MD („summa cum laude“) at the Medical Faculty of Technical University of Dresden (1997)
  • Postdoc supported by the Humboldt Foundation (Feodor Lynen Project) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA (2001 – 2002)
  • Habilitation („Privatdozent“) (2006)
  • Appointment as Professor of Translational Hematology at the Medical Faculty of Technical University of Dresden (2012 – 2018)
  • Appointment as Professor of Hematology at the University of Leipzig (2018 – )

Medical leadership positions

  • Senior physician and Head of Hematology outpatient department, Medical Clinic and Policlinic I, University Hospital “Carl Gustav Carus” at the Technical University of Dresden (2005)
  • Head of the Hematology section, University Hospital “Carl Gustav Carus” at the Technical University of Dresden (2014 – 2018)
  • Chairman of the Medical Ethics Committee of the Technical University of Dresden (2014 – 2018)
  • Head of Medical Clinic and Policlinic of Hematology, Cell Therapy and Hemostaseoloy at the University Hospital in Leipzig (2018 -)

Further scientific activities

  • Speaker of German MDS Study Group
  • Member of the International MDS Foundation’s Medical & Scientific Advisory Board
  • Chairman of the European Myelodysplastic Syndromes Cooperative Group (EMSCO)
  • Chairman EHA MDS working party (SWG)
  • Board Member of the SAL study group
  • Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Life Science and Medicine at King’s College London, UK
  • EuroBloodNet coordinator (myeloid malignancies)
  • Section Editor Leukemia
  • Editorial Board Journal of Clinical Oncology

 Honors

  • Chugai Science Award (2006)
  • Best abstract, European Leukemia Net meeting (2010)
  • 2012 DGHO Poster Award
  • Van Bekkum Award of the EBMT in the name of the German MDS Study Group (2019)