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Curriculum Vitae Frank Essmann

Affiliation
Group leader at the Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch – Institute of Clinical Pharmacology

Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch-Institute of Clinical Pharmacology
Auerbachstr. 112
D-70376 Stuttgart
phone: ++49-711-8101 5755
fax: ++49-711-859295
email: frank.essmann@ikp-stuttgart.de
PD Dr. Frank Essmann

phone: ++49-711-8101 5755

Professional Education and Career
1992-1997 Studies in chemistry at the University of Dortmund, Germany
1997 Diploma thesis at the Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Physiology and Diploma in chemistry
1997-1999 PhD thesis: “Mechanisms of Apoptosis in Cancer: Regulatory Role of Caspases” at the Charité / Humboldt University Berlin (Prof. P.T. Daniel) and Max-Delbrück-Centrum (MDC) (Prof. B. Wittmann-Liebold)
1999-2001 Post-doctoral scientist at the Charité / Humboldt University Berlin
2001-2002 Startup Co-Founder at Proteome Factory AG
2002-2008 Junior group leader at the Institute for Molecular Medicine / Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (Prof. K. Schulze-Osthoff)
2008 Habilitation in Molecular Medicine at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. „Regulationsebenen der Apoptose: Vom DNA-Schaden zur Proteinspaltung.“
2008-2018 Group leader at the Dept of Molecular Medicine (Prof. K. Schulze-Osthoff) / Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, Germany
Since 10/2018 Group leader at the Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch – Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany
Selected References
Major Projects
  • tumor biology / signal transduction
  • apoptosis / Bcl-2 protein family / mitochondria
  • senescence / epigenetics
  • immunology