Veit Hornung
Veit Hornung

Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Vita

Since 2015

Chair of Immunobiochemistry (W3), Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

2014 - 2015

Director (W3), Institute of Molecular Medicine,
University Hospital, University of Bonn, Germany

2008 – 2013

Professor of Clinical Biochemistry (W2), Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital, University of Bonn, Germany

2006 – 2008

Postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratories of
Prof. Dr. Eicke Latz and Prof. Dr. Kate Fitzgerald in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester, USA

2005 – 2006

Group leader "Therapeutic Oligonucleotides" in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, LMU, Munich, Germany

2003 – 2006

Research fellow / Postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Gunther Hartmann in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the University, Hospital Munich, LMU, Munich, Germany

1996 – 2003

Study of Medicine at the University of Munich, LMU, including rotations at Harvard University (Boston, USA) and University of Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland)

Awards and Honors


Elected Leopoldina Member


ERC Consolidator Grant


Elected EMBO Member


Designated as a Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Immunology by Thomson Reuters


Pettenkofer Prize of the Pettenkofer Foundation


Paul-Martini-Prize of the Paul-Martini-Foundation


Award for Basic Medical Research of the GlaxoSmithKline Foundation


Heinz Maier Leibnitz Prize of the German Research Foundation


Graduate-Scholarship of the Novartis-Foundation for the Therapeutical Research


Study Scholarship of the Munich-Harvard-Alliance

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