DirectorInstitut für Med. Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und HygieneTechnische Universität MünchenMünchenGermanydirk.email@example.com
Dirk Busch is director of the Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene at TUM since 2009. From 1993-1996 he studied Medicine in Mainz and Freiburg (Dr. med) and performed afterwards his postdoctoral fellowship (German Research Foundation scholarship) until 1999 at Yale University (group of Eric Pamer). Since 2003 he qualified as a lecturer and completed his residency in Medical Microbiology and Epidemiology of Infection at TUM in 2005; from 2000 to 2015 he was head of the “Antigen-Specific Immunotherapy” clinical cooperation group (Helmholtz Zentrum München and TUM) and became coordinator for the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) in Munich in 2011. Since 2014, he is co-speaker of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center TRR 36 “Principles and Applications of Adoptive T cell Therapy”. His research focuses on infection and cancer immunology with the goal of identifying therapeutically useful defense mechanisms. His work centers on antigen-specific T cells and the development of new technologies to make immune cells usable for diagnostic and cell therapy applications. Awards: Wilhelm Vaillant-Preis (2003), Robert Koch Postdoktoranden-Preis (2002), Sir Hans Krebs-Preis, Hannover (2002)，DFG Gerhard Hess-Forschungspreis (2000).
Session C.03: Clinical Practice, Problems & Solutions