Peter Dieter has been serving as a Full Professor in biochemistry, since 1997, and as a Faculty Representative for International Relations, since 1998. He worked as the Dean of Medical Education and Student Affairs, from 1997 to 2010. He obtained a Diploma degree (biology), in 1977, Ph.D. degree (biology), in 1981, and Habilitation (medical biochemistry), in 1991. He serves as a Board Member at the Center for Higher Education, Saxony. As a Biochemist at the Carl Gustav Carus Faculty of Medicine, TU Dresden, he leads a team of researchers, M.D. and Ph.D. students, and technical assistants. Their research interest is to understand at a molecular level the differentiation of mesenchymal stem steels into osteoblasts and hematopoietic stem cells into osteoclasts. Their special interest is focused on intra- and intercellular signal transduction pathways and cellular crosstalk. Together with material scientists, they would like to improve bone implants with respect to biocompatibility and durability.
Biography Updated on 19 July 2012