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Hans-Georg Lerchen

Hans-Georg Lerchen, German chemist. Achievements include research on tumor targeting of cytotoxic agents, particularly in the camptothecin class of compounds and proteomics.

Background

  • Lerchen, Hans-Georg was born on June 7, 1959 in Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany. Son of Robert and Rita Lerchen.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Mainz University, Germany, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Mainz University, Germany, 1987.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral researcher Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Munich, 1987-1988. Laboratory leader Bayer AG Central Research, Leverkusen, Germany, 1988-1994, project leader Germany, 1995—2002. Principal research scientist Pharma Research and Development Discovery Research Europe, Wuppertal, Germany, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on tumor targeting of cytotoxic agents, particularly in the camptothecin class of compounds and proteomics.

    Connections

    • Married Ulrike Schmid, June 24, 1988. Children: Andreas, Maria, Chiara, Katharina.
    • father: Robert Lerchen
    • mother: Rita Lerchen
    • spouse: Ulrike Schmid
    • children: Andreas Lerchen
    • Maria Lerchen
    • Chiara Lerchen
    • Katharina Lerchen
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    Born June 7, 1959
    (age 58)
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    • 1983
      Mainz University
    • 1987
      Mainz University
    • 1987 - 1988
      Postdoctoral researcher, Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1988 - 1994
      laboratory leader, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft Central Research
      Leverkusen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 2002
      principal research scientist, Pharma Research and Development Discovery Research Europe
      Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany