curriculum vitae

Tilman Grüne

Studies

1981–1987 | Studies: ‘Medical Biochemistry’, II. Medical Institute Moscow, Russia

1986–1987 | Diploma level: Comparative analysis of structures of cytochrome P-450 isoforms of the liver

Research positions

1987–1992 | Research assistant at the Institute of Biochemistry of the Medical Faculty (Charité), Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

1992–1993 | Research assistant at the Research Institute of Molecular Pharmacology Berlin, Germany

1993–1994 | Senior research assistant at the Clinics of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the Medical Faculty (Charité), Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

1994–1995 | Post-doctoral fellowship at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Albany Medical College, Albany NY, USA

1995–2000 | Head of the research division of the Clinics of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the Medical Faculty (Charité), Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

2000–2003 | Head of the Free Radical Research Division of the Neuroscience Research Centre of the Medical Faculty (Charité), Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

2003–2006 | Head of the Free Radical Research Laboratory, Research Institute of Environmental Health, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany

2006–2010 | Chair of the Department of Biofunctionality and Safety of Food in the Institute of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

2010–2014 | Chair of the Department of Nutritional Toxicology in the Institute of Nutrition, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

2014 | Scientific Director of the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) Potsdam-Rehbrücke and Chair of the Department of Molecular Toxicology, DIfE/University of Potsdam, Germany

Graduations/Awards

1992 | Graduation (MD): Nucleotide degradation and free radical damage during ischemia and reperfusion of the rat small intestine

1993–1994 | DFG research fellowship

1998 | Habilitation (Lecturer of Biochemistry): Secondary antioxidative defense systems in mammalian cells – the removal of oxidation products as demonstrated by the degradation of the lipid peroxidation product 4-hydroxynonenal and the removal of oxidatively modified proteins

2013 │ Dr. h.c. University of Buenos Aires

Awards

2003 | Paul Gersson Unna Award
2003 | Skin Aging Research Award
2003 | René-Schubert-Award of Aging Research
2004 | Catherine Pasquier Award / SFRR (Europe)