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Norbert E. Fusenig

Norbert E. Fusenig, German oncologist, physicist, educator. Recipient Felix Haffner prize University Tubingen Medical School, 1967, Ferd. Serri Foundation award European Society Dermatological Research, 1981, Alexander von Humboldt award National Foundation Research, Belgium, 1997; Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial Cancer Study grantee, 1984.


  • Fusenig, Norbert E. was born on February 3, 1939 in Trier, Germany. Son of Matthias E. and Rosa (Schmitz) Fusenig.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Freiburg, Germany, 1967.


    • Postdoctoral fellow University Hospital, Freiburg, 1964-1966. Research associate German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, 1967-1969, senior researcher, 1970-1972, head research group, 1973-1977. Habilitat. oncology University Heidelberg, 1976, professor, since 1978.

      Head division German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, 1979—2004.


    • Co-editor: Cocarcinogenesis, 1982, Tumor-Augigenesis, 2008, Cell Culture in Pharmaceutical Research, 1994. Associate editor International Journal Cancer. Member editorial board Anticancer Research, Invasion and Metastasis, Cell Biology and Toxicology, Epithelial Cell Biology, European Journal of Cancer, Oral Oncology, Experimental Cell Research, Journal Cancer Research.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member European Association Cancer Research, European Society Dermatology Research (board directors 1981-1983), European Tissue Culture Society (vice president, president 1987-1991), American Association Cancer Research, German Tissue Culture Society (president 1991-1997), European Tissue Culture Society (honorary), 2002.


    • Married Renate M. Grief. Children: Andrea Barbara, Steffen Michael, Christian Johannes.
    • father: Matthias E. Fusenig
    • mother: Rosa (Schmitz) Fusenig
    • spouse: Renate M. Grief
    • children: Andrea Barbara Fusenig
    • Steffen Michael Fusenig
    • Christian Johannes Fusenig
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    Born February 3, 1939
    • 1967
      University Freiburg
    • 1964 - 1966
      Postdoctoral fellow, University Hospital
      Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1967 - 1969
      research associate, German Cancer Research Center
      Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    • 1979 - 2004
      head, division German Cancer Research Center
      Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia