Markus Dettke was born in Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1962. He studied physics (B.S. degree) and medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg, Germany, one of the oldest and renowned universities in Europe. After finishing his M.D. thesis at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Dr. Dettke received a postdoctoral grant from the Austrian Science Fund and worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the NOVARTIS Research Institute at Vienna, Austria. In 1995, Dr. Dettke started his clinical career at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Currently, he holds the position of an Associate Professor for transfusion medicine and blood group serology. His main scientific interests are the clinical application of novel forms of immunotherapy and cellular therapy and the long-term effects of plateletpheresis. Dr. Dettke organized and coorganized several national and international scientific symposia and conferences (i.e., 4th European workshop on Stem Cell Methodology, ISHAGE/ ISCT, Vienna, 1997). Dr. Dettke has published more than 30 scientific original contributions in the field of transfusion medicine and related fields. Further, Dr. Dettke is Reviewer of various international top journals, including Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Thrombosis and Hemostasis, and Stem Cells and Development.
Biography Updated on 23 February 2011