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Gunhild Von Amsberg

Germany
Gunhild Von Amsberg
Gunhild Von Amsberg

Germany

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Gunhild von Amsberg is Professor of Uro-Oncology at the Martini Clinic and senior physician at the 2nd Medical Clinic in the Center for Oncology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, in Hamburg, Germany. She earned her medical degree at the Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, Germany, and at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA, in 2002, before completing her PhD, in 2003. Prof. von Amsberg subsequently completed postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Nobel Prize winner Prof. A.V. Schally at the Endocrine, Polypeptide, and Cancer Institute, in New Orleans, before undertaking specialist training in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. She is head of the Laboratory for Experimental Oncology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, and Associate Professor at the University of Hamburg, in Hamburg.

Prof. von Amsberg’s clinical and research focus is on the systemic therapy of advanced prostate cancer, urothelial and renal cell carcinoma, using innovative treatment concepts such as clinical trials and personalised therapies. In translational and basic research she participates in the development of novel treatment concepts to overcome resistance of currently available standard therapies in advanced prostate cancer. She is a member of the German S3 Guideline Commission for Prostate, Penile and Urothelial Carcinoma.

Prof. von Amsberg has received several scholarships including the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship for one academic year at Tulane University, New Orleans, and postdoctoral scholarships from the DAAD and the University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, as well as a number of awards. She has numerous scientific publications and book contributions to her name and is a reviewer for national and international scientific journals.

 

EM-60682; Date of preparation: April 2021

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