Werner Seeger#

Membership Number:4545
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions

  • Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Hospital University Giessen
  • Section Head of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Medical Hospital University Giessen
  • Chief Executive Medical Director of the University Medical Hospital Giessen and Marburg (UKGM)
  • Chairman of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL)
  • Chairman of the Universities of Giessen & Marburg Lung Center (UGMLC)
  • Chairman of the Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System (ECCPS)
  • Director, Max-Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
  • Director, Instituto de Investigación en Biomedicina de Buenos Aires (IBioBA) CONICET
  • Partner Institute of the Max Planck Society, Argentina

Fields of Scholarship
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Lung infection
  • Lung physiology
  • Lung cellular and molecular biology

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 American Heart Association Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Award
  • 2014 Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS)
  • 2014 Von Behring-Röntgen Research Medal
  • 2014 European Respiratory Society Congress Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievements
  • 2013 International Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute Achievement Award
  • 2008 Robert-Pfleger Award
  • 2000 Election to the German Academy of Natural Sciences Leopoldina
  • 1988 Theodor Frerichs Award, German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM)
  • 1987 Schunk Award for Medicine, Justus-Liebig University Giessen

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