Dr. med. Alexander Simonis

  • 11/2023: Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Oncology, North Rhine State Chamber of Physicians
  • since 2022: BMBF Junior Group Leader Department I of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Cologne, Germany
  • 2019 – 2022: Postdoctoral Associate Translational Research Unit – Infectious Diseases, Bacterial Pathogenesis and Antibiotic Drug Discovery, Advisor: PD Dr. Dr. Jan Rybniker.
  • since 2019: Physician, Department I of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Cologne, Germany Advisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Hallek
  • 2016 – 2018: Physician and Postdoctoral Associate, Experimental Hematology Lab, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Manz
  • 2016: MD Thesis (Dr. med.): ”Untersuchungen zur funktionellen Relevanz der sauren Sphingomyelinase in der Infektionspathogenese von Neisseria meningitidis“ (“summa cum laude”, highest honor)
  • 2009 – 2015: Medical Studies - Germany, Australia and Switzerland, University Wuerzburg, Germany
  • 2008 – 2009: Molecular Medicine Studies - University Tübingen, Germany

 

Fellowships, grants and scientific awards

  • 2023 Funding Moritz-Stiftung, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne
  • 2023 Associated Junior Research Group, Center for Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne
  • 2022 Career Advancement Program (CAP), Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne
  • 2022 Junior Research Group funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • 2020 – 2023 Cologne Clinician Scientist Program (CCSP), Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne
  • 2020 Funding Köln Fortune, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, University of Cologne
  • 2018 Dr. Josef-Schneider, Theresia Stiftung award, University of Würzburg
  • 2017 – 2018 Fellowship Hanne-Liebermann-Stiftung, Zürich, Switzerland      
  • 2012 – 2013 Doctoral scholarship, University of Würzburg
Dr. med. Alexander Simonis

Dr. med. Alexander Simonis

Principal Investigator

Department I of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Cologne