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Prof. Elke Holinski-Feder, MD

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Clinical Geneticist

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Publications

Areas of Specialization

  • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
  • Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Syndromes
  • Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC/Lynch syndrome)
  • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Education & Experience

  • Department of Medical Genetics, Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital, Munich, Germany
  • Visiting scientist and member of research group, Department of Internal Medicine, Inner City Campus, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
  • Grantee, Higher Education Special Program III for Advancement of Women in the Sciences
  • Residency, Institute of Human Genetics, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
  • Doctorate of Medicine, Institute of Physiological Chemistry, Physical Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
  • Diploma of Chemistry, Institute of Physiological Chemistry, Physical Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
  • Medical school, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
  • Study of Chemistry, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

Certifications

  • Professor
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Board Certification as a Specialist in Human Genetics / Facharzt für Humangenetik
  • German License to Practice Medicine / Approbation
  • Diploma in Chemistry

Awards

  • Therese von Bayern Award for Outstanding Women in Science
  • Innovation Award of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs together with Alopex Technologies, Inc.
  • Felix Burda Award for Science and Medicine together with the German Consortium for HNPCC 

Professional Affiliations

  • German Society of Human Genetics (GfH)
  • European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
  • Professional Association of German Geneticists (BVHD)
  • Board of Directors of the BVHD, 1997-2005
  • Board of Trustees, Children’s Network, Germany
  • Board of Trustees, Lebenshilfe, Munich, Germany
  • Scientific Advisor, NorDiag ASA, Norway
  • Science Advisory Board, Colorectal Cancer Network [Netzwerk gegen Darmkrebs]
  • European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA)