Karl-Anton Kreuzer

University at Cologne, Germany

Karl-Anton Kreuzer attended the medical schools at the University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; the Technical University Munich, Germany; the University of Pittsburgh, Pa, USA; the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He completed his scientific education through scientific trainings at the Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, USA and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Until his board certification in internal medicine, he spent his residency at the Department of Hematology/Oncology (Head: Professor Dr. Dieter Huhn) at the Virchow-Klinikum of the Charité in Berlin, Germany. Since 2004, Dr. Kreuzer is affiliated to the Department I of Internal Medicine (Head: Professor Dr. Michael Hallek) where he received his venia legendi in 2006 on molecular diagnostics in hematology. At this clinic which has been rewarded in 2007 by the German Cancer Aid as one of the four German centers of excellence in cancer medicine, Dr. Kreuzer is responsible as a consultant for the clinical care of patients with acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes. Further, he heads the routine diagnostic laboratory where a broad panel of hematological methods (cytomorphology, flow cytometry, molecular genetics, and cytogenetics) is performed. This lab acts also a central diagnostics facility for different international multicenter trials in hematology. Dr. Kreuzer’s scientific focus is on the pathogenesis, diagnostics, and therapy of myelodys-plastic syndromes, leukemias, and lymphomas. Moreover, he is a member of various national and international societies on the field of hematology and oncology. Further, he is a referee for domestic and foreign research funds as well as a reviewer and editorial board member of several scientific journals. In addition, Dr. Kreuzer is the coauthor of standard text books in internal medicine.

Biography Updated on 9 July 2009

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