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educator , researcher , Surgeon

Heike Allgayer, German surgeon, educator, researcher. Recipient Ferdinand-Sauerbruch Research award, Surgical Society Berlin, 2001, Nussbaum Research award, Bavarian College Surgeons, 2002, Zimmerman Cancer Research award for Outstanding Merits, Hanover Germany, 2003, Ingrid-zu-Solms Research award, Frankfurt Germany, 2004, Research award, Krupp Foundation, Essen, Germany, 2005, Hella Buehler award, 2006, Walter Schulz award, 2008.


Allgayer, Heike was born on June 12, 1969 in Lindenberg, Bavaria, Germany. Daughter of Karlheinz and Hannelore Allgayer.


Doctor of Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, 1995. Doctor of Medicine summa cum laude, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology, University Houston, 1999.


Resident surgery Klinikum Grosshaden, University Munich, 1995—1997, 1999—2004, associate professor experimental surgery, 2001—2004, head molecular oncology group department surgery, 2001—2004. Assistant professor molecular oncology department surgery University Munich, 1999—2001. Postdoctoral fellow in cancer biology M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 1997—1999.

Professor German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg and Ruprecht-Karls University, Germany, since 2004. Head Department Experimental Molecular Surgery Mannheim Ruprecht-Karls University, since 2004. Chair International Congress on Molecular Staging of Cancer, Munich, 2001, Heidelberg, 06.

Associate editor International Journal Cancer, since 2009.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Molecular Staging of Cancer, 2002, Hereditary Tumors, 2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Pianist, organist Civic Hospital, Lindenberg, Germany, 1987—1993. Member Mentors of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, since 1996. Member of Ingrid Zu Solms Foundation for Support of Excellent Women in Science Culture (Research award 2004), American Society Clinical Oncology, European Association Cancer Research (council member, Lecture award 2005), German College Surgeons (section molecular biology since 1999, Langenbeck Research award 1999), American Association Cancer Research (Rhone-Poulenc-Rorer award for young investigators 1999).


  • Other Interests

    Piano, art, music, literature, philosophy.


Karlheinz Allgayer

Hannelore Allgayer