Prof. Dr. Oliver Cornely



Prof. Dr. O. Cornely, homepage

Head, Clinical Study Center (ZKS)

Department I of Internal Medicine

Medical FacultyUniversity of Cologne

Kerpener Straße 62, 50924 Cologne            

Phone: 0221-478-6494, Fax: 0221-478-3611


Service to Scientific Community and Honours (Selection)

2005                            ESMO Masterclass Scholarship

2007                            Representative of the DGI for Clinical Trials

                                  ECIL Working Group Antifungal Prophylaxis

2008                            Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

                                  Site Management Expert Group Leadership – KKS Network

2009                            Faculty Prize – Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne


Selected Publications

  • Farowski F, Cornely OA, Vehreschild JJ, Hartmann P, Bauer T, Steinbach A, Ruping MJ, Muller C. (2010). Intracellular concentrations of posaconazole in different compartments of peripheral blood. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54, 2928-31.
  • Cornely OA, Maertens J, Winston DJ, Perfect J, Ullmann AJ, Walsh TJ, Helfgott D, Holowiecki J, Stockelberg D, Goh YT, Petrini M, Hardalo C, Suresh R, Angulo-Gonzalez D. (2007). Posaconazole vs. fluconazole or itraconazole prophylaxis in patients with neutropenia. N Engl J Med 356, 348-59.
  • Cornely OA, Maertens J, Bresnik M, Ebrahimi R, Ullmann AJ, Bouza E, Heussel CP, Lortholary O, Rieger C, Boehme A, Aoun M, Horst HA, Thiebaut A, Ruhnke M, Reichert D, Vianelli N, Krause SW, Olavarria E, Herbrecht R. (2007). Liposomal amphotericin B as initial therapy for invasive mold infection: a randomized trial comparing a high-loading dose regimen with standard dosing (AmBiLoad trial). Clin Infect Dis 44, 1289-97.
  • Kuse ER, Chetchotisakd P, da Cunha CA, Ruhnke M, Barrios C, Raghunadharao D, Sekhon JS, Freire A, Ramasubramanian V, Demeyer I, Nucci M, Leelarasamee A, Jacobs F, Decruyenaere J, Pittet D, Ullmann AJ, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Lortholary O, Koblinger S, Diekmann-Berndt H, Cornely OA. (2007). Micafungin versus liposomal amphotericin B for candidaemia and invasive candidosis: a phase III randomised double-blind trial. Lancet 369,1519-27.
  • Martino R, Parody R, Fukuda T, Maertens J, Theunissen K, Ho A, Mufti GJ, Kroger N, Zander AR, Heim D, Paluszewska M, Selleslag D, Steinerova K, Ljungman P, Cesaro S, Nihtinen A, Cordonnier C, Vazquez L, Lopez-Duarte M, Lopez J, Cabrera R, Rovira M, Neuburger S, Cornely OA, Hunter AE, Marr KA, Dornbusch HJ, Einsele H. (2006). Impact of the intensity of the pretransplantation conditioning regimen in patients with prior invasive aspergillosis undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: A retrospective survey of the Infectious Diseases Working Party of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Blood 108, 2928-36.