Stefan Burdach

1983 …2024

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The research interests of Professor Burdach (b. 1952) focus on the development and optimization of therapies in the treatment of oncological disease in children and young people. Findings from cell biology are used to develop individualized therapies.

Following research posts at Harvard University, Stanford University and in Seattle working with Nobel laureate Don Thomas, Burdach acquired his postdoctoral teaching qualification (habilitation) in 1989 in Düsseldorf. Before being offered an appointment at TUM he was director of the University Hospital and Department of Outpatient Care and Pediatrics of Halle University (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg). Since 2003 he has been the director of the Department of Outpatient Care and Pediatrics at Klinikum rechts der Isar and head physician of the Children’s Clinic at Schwabing Hospital in Munich. Professor Burdach is a member of the editorial boards and a consultant of several journals (including the International Journal of Pediatrics, Blood, Bone Marrow Transplantation) and a consultant for the German Research Foundation (DFG), Helmholtz Association, German Cancer Aid, Wilhelm Sander Foundation, José Carreras Leukemia Foundation and the German Childhood Cancer Foundation. He holds intellectual property rights in the field of gene chip technology.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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