Prof. Dr. Philipp Beckhove

Prof. Dr. Philipp Beckhove

Prof. Dr. Philipp Beckhove


Head Translational Immunology


T Cell Immunity


+49 6221 565466


+49 6221 564776





Scientific Profile

since 2010 Apl. Professor, Faculty of Biosciences, University of Heidelberg

since 2009 Adjunct Associate Professor, Northwestern University, Chicago III., U.S.A.

2009 Specialist in Internal Medicine

2008 Head of independent DKFZ Unit „Translational Immunology“

2008 Call for Associate Professorship for Immunotherapy at the Comprehensive Cancer Center of the Northwestern University, Chicago Ill., U.S.A.

2006 - 2008 Call as Head of the independent DKFZ-junior group „T cell Tumor Immunity” at the DKFZ (after a competitive international review process)

since 2003 Head of an interdisciplinary research group „prognostic relevance of spontaneous tumour specific immune responses“ at the National Center of Tumour diseases (NCT), Heidelberg

2001 - 2006 Head of the group „Cellular Immunotherapy“ at the Department of Cellular Immunology at the DKFZ

1999 - 2001 Post Doc at the Department of Cellular Immunology (Prof. V. Schirrmacher) at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg

1995 - 2005 Clinical training in internal medicine (Facharzt für Innere Medizin) at the University Hospital of Heidelberg


2005 Habilitation in „Cell Biology“ at the Faculty of Biosciences of the University of Heidelberg
1999 M.D. (University of Heidelberg)
1997 Full approbation as medical doctor
1995 Partial approbation (3. Staatsexamen)
1988 - 1995 Studies of Medicine, Universities of Hamburg and Heidelberg
1988 Allgemeine Hochschulreife

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