Prof. Dr. med. Tilman Sauerbruch

Visiting Professor

Professional Background

2017 – present: Lecturer M.Sc. course in Global Health Risk Management & Hygiene Policies, University of Bonn, Germany

2014 – 2015: Adviser for different medical faculties in Chile and Brazil (sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation, the DAAD and the Faculdade de Medicina, PUCRS)

2008 – 2012: Vice spokesperson SFB TRR 57

2005 – present: Principal Investigator Clinical Trials DFG/BMBF (SA-388-4)

2000 – 2005: Vice-Dean and Dean Faculty of Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany

1979 – 1984: Resident and consultant, Department of Internal Medicine II (G. Paumgartner), Klinikum Großhadern University of Munich, Germany

1972 – 1979: Resident in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Heidelberg, Municipal Hospitals of Pforzheim and München-Schwabing, Germany

Honors and Awards

2020: Leopold-Lichtwitz-Medal, German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM)
2018: Honorary President of The International Liver Congress, European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
2016: Honorary Member German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM)
2014: Recognition Award European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
2014: Ludwig-Heilmeyer-Medal in Gold
2014: Honorary Member German Society for Gastroenterology (DGVS)
2014 – 2018: Chairman Gastro-Liga (patient care organization for GI- and liver diseases)
2013: Ruysch Lecture AMC Amsterdam
2011 – 2015: Spokesman for the German University Gastroenterologists
2010: President GASL (German Association for the Study of the Liver)
2009 – 2019: Supervisory Board University Hospital of Munich
2004 – 2010: Board of Trustees Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
2006: Fellow American Gastroenterological Association
2002: President German Society of Gastroenterology
1993: Lucie Bolte Prize, Lucie Bolte Foundation
1989: Science Award Clinical Research SKD (GSK)-Stiftung
1985: Prize for European Sciences, Körber Foundation

Academic Background

2014 – present: Professor Emeritus, University of Bonn, Germany

2012 – 2014: Full Professor and temporary head Department for Gastroenterology and Endocrinology, University of Göttingen, Germany

1992 – 2012: Full Professor of Internal Medicine and head of the Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Bonn, Germany

1991 – 1992: Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Munich, Germany

1984 – 1991: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Munich, Germany

University Education

1971:  Doctor of Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany

1966 – 1971: Studies in Würzburg (pre-clinic), Hamburg and Heidelberg (clinic), Germany

Publications and Editorial Boards

749 citations in PubMed as first, senior or co-author mainly in the field of Hepatology and Gastroenterology
Editorial boards: Endoscopy 1995 – 2011, Journal of Hepatology 1999 – 2012, Gut 2005 -2010, European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2009, Digestive and Liver Disease 2009 – 2015, Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift 1994 – 2018, European Journal of Internal Medicine 2021


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