Vice-Rector for Research, Career Development & Science Transfer

Vice-Rector for Research, Career Development & Science Transfer Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Dagmar Führer-Sakel

* 1969

Academic Leadership relevant to Career Development

Since 2018    
Vice-Rector for Research, Career Development & Science Transfer
Since 2012
Speaker, DFG Priority Programme (Schwerpunktprogramm) SPP1629 THYROID TRANS ACT
Since 2018      
Speaker, Thyroid Section of the German Endocrine Society (DGE)
Since 2016    
Chair, Mildred Scheel Lectureship Committee, German Cancer Aid
Since 2016    
Board Member, Faculty of Medicine (Fakultätsrat), University of Duisburg-Essen
Since 2013     
Chair, European Thyroid Association - Cancer-Related Network (ETA-CRN)
2013-2017     
Board Member, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin (DGIM)         
Since 2011    
Programme Director, DCP09 Endocrine Tumours, since 2015 Endocrine Tumour Centre at West German Cancer Centre (WTZ) with ENETS Centre of Excellence
2008-2014    
Vice-President, German Endocrine Society
2008-2017    
Board Member, Thyroid Section of the German Endocrine Society
2008-2011    
Mentor, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, University of Leipzig

Academic Career

Since 2011    
Full Professor (W3), Chair (Lehrstuhl) and Director, Dept. of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Head of Clinical Chemistry – Division of Laboratory Research, Universitätsmedizin Essen, University of Duisburg Essen
2008      
Vice-Director, Clinic for Endocrinology and Nephrology, University Hospital Leipzig
2006    
Senior Consultant (Ltd. Oberarzt) and Head of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, III. Medical Department, University Hospital Leipzig
2003        
Consultant (Oberarzt), III. Medical Department, University Hospital Leipzig
2001-2004    
Head of DFG Emmy-Noether Research Group “Molecular biology of cold thyroid nodules”, University of Leipzig
1998-2000    
BASF/Studienstiftung Research Fellow, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff, U.K.

Academic Education & Degrees

2006        
Adjunct Professor (Apl.-Professor), University of Leipzig
2004        
Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig
2004-2009        
Board Certifications (Subspezialisierung) in Endocrinology, Diabetology and Andrology  
2003        
Board Certification (Facharzt) in Internal Medicine
2002        
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, U.K
1996        
Doctoral Dissertation in Medicine (M.D., summa cum laude), Faculty of Medicine, Justus-Liebig University Giessen
1988-1995    
Medical School, Justus-Liebig University Giessen; Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; University College London, U.K.

Awards & Honors

Since 2005     
> 15 Research awards from scientific societies (DGE, DGN, Endocrine Society, ATA) to Clinical and Research Fellows of the group  
2002        
Merck von Basedow Award, German Endocrine Society  
2002        
Clinical Thyroidology Award, European Thyroid Association
2001-2004    
DFG Emmy-Noether Research Group
2000        
Reisenberg Young Investigator Award
1998-2000    
BASF-Post-Doctoral grant, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
1999        
Postgraduate Prize, University of Wales College of Medicine
1997-1998    
IZKF-Post-Doctoral grant, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig
1997       
Rolf-Emmrich Award, Society of Internal Medicine, Saxony
1991-1995    
Scholarship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes