Walther-Straub-Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie




Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Gudermann


  • 2008   Univ.-Prof. (W3)   Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 1999   Univ.-Prof. (C4)    Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 1998   Dr.med. habil. degree   Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1988   MD., Medicine (summa cum laude)   Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Postdoctoral Training

  • 1992 - 1994   Clinical and Research Fellow in Endocrinology, Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (director: Prof. Dr. E. Nieschlag)
  • 1989 - 1992   Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA (supervisor: Lutz Birnbaumer, Ph.D.)

Licensure and Certification

  • 1997   Boards in Pharmacology & Toxicology

Academic and Hospital Appointments

  • 2008 - present   Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology (W3) and Chair, Walther-Straub-Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 1999 - 2008   Professor of Pharmacology (C4) and Chair, Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Medical Faculty, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 1998 -1999   Principal Investigator, Institute of Pharmacology, Freie Universität Berlin (director: Prof. Dr. G. Schultz)
  • 1998 Dr. med. habil. degree (equivalent to Assistant professorship), Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1994 - 1998 Junior Investigator and Research Fellow in Pharmacology & Toxicology, Institute of  Pharmacology, Freie Universität Berlin (director: Prof. Dr. G. Schultz)

Editorial Boards and Reviewing Activities

  • Pflügers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology (Executive Editor)
  • Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology (Editorial Board)
  • Gynäkologische Endokrinologie (Advisory Board)
  • Arzneimittelforschung Drug Research (Advisory Board)

Awards and Honors

  • 2012  Board member of the German Society of Pharmacology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pharmakologie e. V.)
  • 2011   Appointment as DFG Liaison Officer for Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen
  • 2009   Election as Member of the German Academy of Sciences (Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina)
  • 2006 - 2011   Scientifc Member of the Grants Committee of Collaborative Research Centres, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • 2005 - 2008   President of the German Society of Endocrinology
  • 1999   Merck European Thyroid Von Basedow Research Prize of the German Society of Endocrinology
  • 1994   Schoeller-Junkmann Prize of the German Society of Endocrinology
  • 1989   Best Thesis Award, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Professional Societies

  • German Society of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT):
    Society of Pharmacology
    Society of Toxicology
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)
  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
  • German Society of Endocrinology (DGE)
  • European Society of Endocrinology