Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Spengler

Date of birth: 
Mon, 02/08/1954
Affiliation: 

Department of General Internal Medicine
University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25 - 53105 Bonn
Tel: 0228-287-16789,  Fax: 0228-287-19822

Education and academic positions

1974 - 1981 Study of Physics and Medicine at the University and Technical University Munich, University Oxford

1981 - 1992 Academic assistant at the Department II of Internal Medicine, Kliniku m Grosshadern, University of Munich

1982 MD at the University of Munich (magna cum laude)

1991 PhD Thesis and venia legendi for Internal Medicine

since 1992 Senior Registrar / full professor (C3) at the Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Bonn

1989 & 1991 State Board Certifications in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

2006 State Board Certifications in Infectious Diseases

Awards and Honors

2002 Award "Klinische Infektiologie 2002" of the German Society of Infectiology

2005 HIV-Research Award 2005 of the German Society of Infectiology

2005 HIV-Research Award 2005 of the German AIDS Society

2005 II. Innovations-Award of NRW "Identifizierung des Zielantigens atypischer ANCA"

List of 5 publications with highest importance for the application

  • Suppiah V, Moldovan M, Ahlenstiel G, Berg T, Weltman M, Abate ML, Bassendine M, Spengler U, Dore GJ, Powell E, Riordan S, Sheridan D, Smedile A, Fragomeli V, Müller T, Bahlo M, Stewart GJ, Booth DR, George J. IL28B is associated with response to chronic hepatitis C interferon-alpha and ribavirin therapy. Nat Genet. 2009 Oct;41(10):1100-4
  • Nattermann J, Vogel M, Berg T, Danta M, Axel B, Mayr C, Bruno R, Tural C,Klausen G, Clotet B, Lutz T, Grünhage F, Rausch M, Nischalke HD, Schewe K, Bienek B, Haerter G, Sauerbruch T, Rockstroh JK, Spengler U; Kompetenznetz HIV/AIDS. Effect of the interleukin-6 C174G gene polymorphism on treatment of acute and chronic hepatitis C in human immunodeficiency virus coinfected patients. Hepatology. 2007 Oct; 46(4):1016-25.
  • Nattermann J, Zimmermann H, Iwan A, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Leifeld L, Nischalke HD, Langhans B, Sauerbruch T, Spengler U. Hepatitis C virus E2 and CD81 interaction may be associated with altered trafficking of dendritic cells in chronic hepatitis C. Hepatology. 2006 Oct; 44(4):945-54.
  • Qurishi N, Kreuzberg C, Lüchters G, Effenberger W, Kupfer B, Sauerbruch T, Rockstroh JK, Spengler U. Effect of antiretroviral therapy on liver-related mortality in patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus coinfection. Lancet. 2003 Nov 22;362(9397):1708-13
  • Woitas RP, Ahlenstiel G, Iwan A, Rockstroh JK, Brackmann HH, Kupfer B, Matz B, Offergeld R, Sauerbruch T, Spengler U. Frequency of the HIV-protective CC chemokine receptor 5-Delta32/ Delta32 genotype is increased in hepatitis C. Gastroenterology. 2002 Jun;122(7):1721-8.