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Academic Program of Cologne Summer School on Personalized Medicine

  • Univ.- Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. J. Hescheler, Director of the Institute for Neuropysiology, University of Cologne, Personalized Cell Therapy, Personalized Drug Screening, Personalized Cell Medicine 

  • Prof  P. Nürnberg, Ph.D., Cologne Center for Genomics, Technology Plattform of Personalized Medicine  

  • Univ.-Prof. em. Dr. med. Dr. phil. K. Bergdolt, Ethical aspects of personalized Medicine 

  • Prof. Dr. K. Nayernia, International Center for Personalized Medicine, Düsseldorf, Precision Medicine und Personalized Molecular Medicine, Personalized Cancer Medicine, Personalized Reproductive Medicine 

  • Dr. Dr. rer. medic. Saskia Jünger, Dr. med. Amma Yeboah, Laura Harzheim, M. Sc., Mariya Lorke, M.A. Cologne Center for Ethics, Rights, Economics, and Social Sciences of Health, Prediction of Disease Risk - Health Communication and Decision Making

  • Dr. Tatiana Korotkova, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research Cologne, Hypothalamus, nutrition and personalised medicine

  • Dr. Leo Kurian, Center for Molecular Medicine, Basics of stem cells biology

  • PD. Dr. habil. Filomain Nguemo Institute for Neuropysiology, University of Cologne, Value of Stem Cell and Tissue Models in Heart Repair and Personalized Drug Testing

  • Dr. BFJ Bart van den Bemt, Radboud University Medical Center, Personalized Pharmacotherapy

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Reinhardt, Clinical and Molecular Oncology University Hospital Cologne CECAD Cologne, Targeted Cancer Therapy

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Lengauer, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik Saarbrücken, Computational Biology

  • Dr. Rolf Kaiser, Institute for Virology University Hospital Cologne, Projekt geno2pheno Klinik

  • Sebahattin Cirak - assoc. JRG II, Center for Molecular Medicine University of Cologne

  • Prof. Dr. Erwin Böttinger and team, Hasso Plattner Institut Potsdam Digital Health Center, Personalized Medicine

  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Lippert, Hasso Plattner Institut Potsdam Digital Health Center, Digital Health & Machine Learning

  • Prof. Dr. Bert Arnrich, Hasso Plattner Institut Potsdam Digital Health Center, Connected Health

For the participation in this year' s Cologne Summer School 5 ECTS credit points will be granted which can be recognized by your home university.


First International Conference on Personalized Medicine July 6-7 2019

The participation in the Cologne Summer School on Personalized Medicine includes the attendance at the First International Conference on Personalized Medicine which will take place at the International Center for Personalized Medicine (ICPM) in Düsseldorf with these speakers:
  • Denis Horgan, Executive Director of the European Alliance for Personalized Medicine, Brussels/ Belgium

  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen Hescheler, Head of German Society for Stem Cell Research, Cologne/ Germany 

  • Dr. Antonio Esposito, Head of the Preclinical Imaging Faculty with Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound, Milan/ Italy

  • Prof. Dr. Ron van Schaik, President of European Society for Pharmacogenomics & Personalized Therapy, Rotterdam/ Netherlands

  • Prof. Dr. Ali Khademhosseini, Director of Center for Minimally Invasive Therapeutics, California/ USA

  • Prof. Dr. Uwe Nixdorff, CEO European Prevention Center Düsseldorf & Berlin/ Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Alain van Gool, Head of Translational Metabolic Laboratory at Radboudumc University Medical Center, Rotterdam/ Netherlands

  • Prof. Karim Nayernia, Director of International Center for Personalized Medicine, Düsseldorf/ Germany

  • Dr. M. Eslami, Executive Director International Center for Personalized Medicine, Düsseldorf/ Germany

Conference topics:
  • Cellular, stem cell & advanced gene therapeutics

  • Molecular basis of epigenetics

  • Nano therapy

  • Bioengineering therapeutics

  • Clinical trials and research in cell and gene therapies

Who are we looking for?

  • Students of the University of Cologne and international students of partner universities of the University of Cologne and Santander Universities

  • Disciplines and study level: advanced students in Medicine, Biological Sciences (Animal Biology and Physiology, Molecular Biology and Genomics), or Life Sciences

Application deadline : March 31, 2019

Apply now via this online form: https://form.jotform.com/83514503049958 and be part of this unique experience! We look forward to getting to know you next summer!