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Alfred Hermann Boecking

Alfred Hermann Boecking, German pathologist. Achievements include development of systems for diagnostic DNA measurements in oncology. Recipient Innovation prize Hessian Minister for Economics, 1991, W. Warner prize for cancer research University Hamburg, 1992.

Background

  • Boecking, Alfred Hermann was born on August 10, 1944 in Sagan, Silesia, Germany. Son of Wolfgang and Gerda (Aubin) Boecking.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Freiburg (Germany), 1971.

    Career

    • Head department pathology and cytology Aachen (Germany) University of Technology, 1982-1994. Director institute cytopathology University Düsseldorf (Germany), since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of systems for diagnostic DNA measurements in oncology.

    Works

    • Editor: Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology journal, Analytical Cellular Pathology journal. Contributor over 160 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow International Academy Cytology. Member European Society Analytical Cellular Pathology (president 1994-1997), German Society Pathology (speaker working group cytopathology since 1995), International Academy Pathology (executive board German division 1994-1997, education committee since 1994), International Society Analytical Cytology, International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War, German Pathologists Professional Association (executive board since 2001).

    Connections

    • Married Gabriele Doll, August 26, 1948. Children: David, Charlotte, Johanna.
    • father: Wolfgang Boecking
    • mother: Gerda (Aubin) Boecking
    • spouse: Gabriele Doll
    • children: David Boecking
    • Charlotte Boecking
    • Johanna Boecking
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    Born August 10, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1971
      University Freiburg (Germany)
    • 1982 - 1994
      Head, department pathology and cytology Aachen (Germany) University of Technology
    • 1994
      director, institute cytopathology University D+-sseldorf (Germany)