Prof. Steffen Emmert

Steffen Emmert is a full professor for Dermatology and Venereology and additionally certified in Allergology, Phlebology, and Medicamentous Tumor Therapy. Since 2015 he is Director of the Clinic for Dermatology and Venereology at the University Medical Center in Rostock, Germany. Since 2000 he is running a primarily DFG-funded research laboratory focussed on DNA repair and skin carcinogenesis, epidermal differentiation, genodermatoses as well as plasma medicine. Prof. Emmert has been awarded with the German Skin Cancer Award in 2013, is steering member of the University Cancer Center, and is licensed for performing clinical studies. Other awards include the innovation award of the Family Klee Foundation as well as the Fraunhofer prize Technique for Man in 2015. Prof. Emmert is Executive Member of the National Center for Plasma Medicine in Berlin, Executive Board Member of the Leibniz Research Network “Health Technologies” and co-founder of a start-up for optical biopsies of skin cancer

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