Cell Techniques and Applied Stem Cell Biology


Augustinus Bader


Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Augustinus Bader

Honorary Professor,  Dongseo University (DSU), Pusan, Korea
Adjunct Professor Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)



Address: Deutscher Platz 5, Room 1.206, 04103 Leipzig
Phone: 0341 97- 31 351
Fax: 0341 97- 31 359
E-Mail: augustinus.bader@bbz.uni-leipzig.de

Curriculum vitae

Birthday/ place:

August 20, 1959, in Augsburg, Germany

Professional training:

Medical School

Università Abbruzese Degli Studi Chieti, Italien
Nov. 81 - June 82, Medicinen

Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg
Nov. 82 - April 87,

Shanghai Second Medical University, Rui Jin Hospital, VR China
March-April 86

Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Apr. - June 87, internal medicine
July-Sept. 87, general sugery,

Harvard Medical School,
Brigham and Women's Hospital, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Sept.  - Nov. 1987, heart surgey

Universität Bern, Inselspital, Switzerland
Dec. 87 - Feb.88, neurology,


German state examination, May 27th, 1988

American (US) state examination (ECFMG) Oct 8th, 1989


Fluid and protein balance in third degree burns,
Julius Maximilian University, Würzburg, Germany (1989)

Medical Licence

June 13th, 1988

State board Certification

May 16th 1996 in Pharmacology and Toxikology


Nov. 13th, 1999, Privatdozent (PD) in Experimental Surgery (official teaching affiliation in this field associated with the Medical School of Hannover, Germany

Professional activity:

General HospitalMering
assistant in surgery, Sept. 1988 - Dec. 1988,

Medical School Hannover
assistant in surgery, Jan.1989 - Aug.1989

Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts
General Hospital und Shriners Hospitals for Crippeld Children, Burns Institute, Boston, USA
Sept. 1989 - Nov. 1990:

"Research Fellow" at the Shriners Institute, August 28th, 1989

at theMassachusetts General Hospital Oct. 10th, 89

at the Harvard Medical School am Oct. 19th, 1989

Medical School Hannover

Institute of transplant immunology and assistant in surgery, Dec. 1990 - Oct. 1992

Institute of General Pharmakology, Head of the Research Group Drug Metabolism and Bioartifacial Liver, Nov. 1992 - July 1996
Member of the Steering Committee of the Leipniz Laboratories for Biotechnology and Artificial Organs,  Aug. 1996 - July 2001,
Associate Professor (C3) for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering, since July 2001

Head of the Tissue Engineering Group at the German Centre für Biology GBF (Gesellschaft für Biotechnologische Forschung), Braunschschweig, Germany, Oct 1998 - Dec.2002
,Max Helmholtz Society

Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen,
Febr. Aug. 2001 - Dec. 2002
Associate Professor for Tissue Engineering, (first regular professorship for Tissue Engineering in Germany)<

University of Leipzig, Medical Faculty, Biotechnological-Biomedical Center (BBC)
Full Professor for stem cell biology and cell technologiessince January 2003,

Visiting Professor :

Donau-University Krems, Austria,
 2002 - 2006
Technical Faculty of the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany ,
Dongseo University, Busan, Korea,
since 2011,
Adjunct Professor Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) since 2013


Hanns-Seidel- Foundation, 1986 - 1988
German Research Society (DFG), 1989 - 1990

Awards & recognitions:

Renate and Hans Lettre recognition award of the German section of the European Tissue Culture Society 1992

Research price of the German Ministry of Health 1993 for the development of alternative methods for animal experiments

Best Paper Award of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 1995

Felix-Wankel-research price1996

First Poster Price of the German Society for Clinical Pharmacology 1996, Dresden)

Renate and Hans Lettre recognition award of the German section of the European Tissue Culture Society 1997

Second Poster Price of the German Society for Cardiovascular Surgery 1997, Tübingen

First Price at The Idea Competition of German Air and Space Agency (DLR  of the German Ministry of Education and Research,  BMBF) 1998

Hancock price of the German Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, 1999

Poster price at the International Congress of Artificial Organs, Edinburgh 1999, ”Tissue Engineering of Heart Valves“
Award of the title "Visiting Professor" at the Donau University Krems, Austria, 2001

First position in peer evaluation with respect to the institutes of the whole medical faculty of the University of Leipzig 2003, 2005, 2006. Evaluation records for 2008 exeed in July already all previous levels for the last 5 years
Study Award  2010 for the support of a scientific investigation to improve the scar quality according IIb and third degree burns of "Cicatrix"e. V., presented during the meeting DAV, Grindelwald, Schwitzerland, 2011
Honorary Professor (Prof. h. c.)  Dongseo University Busan, Republic Korea, March 2012


European Society for Artificial Organs(ESAO), Board member (governor) 2002-2008

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Socity (TERMIS) Board Member 2002-2006

International Society for Artificial Organs

Tissue Engineering Platform (TEP, cofounder)

Center for Ibero-American Studies at the faculty of Philology of the University of Leipzig, Vice Director


Experimental Cell Research

Toxicology in vitro

Biotech Bioengineering

Alternatives for Laboratory Animals (ATLA)

European Journal of Hepatology

American Journal of Transplantation

Biotechnology Process

Tissue Engineering and regenerative Medicine
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)


Associate Editor Cells, Tissue Engineering and Organs in vitro/ in vivo  since Oct. 1998

International Journal for Artificial Organs
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Rejuvenation Research

International networks

World Federation Preventive &Regenerative Medicine   (2009 Oct.)
World Virtual Institute Preventive & Regenerative Medicine (2009 Oct.)

Congress activities:

President European Congress on Principles and Perspectives in Tissue Engineering, Hannover 1998

President 1. and 2. World Congress Regenerative Medicine, Leipzig, 2003 and 2005

Organiser of ESAO Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Workshop in all annual ESAO congresses since 2004, Chair at the working group ESAO Geneva 2008

President 3rd European Congress on Regenerative Medicine (Brussels 2002)

4. World Congress Regenerative Medicine 2009 (supporting the national research council of Thailand)
5. World Congress Regenerative & Preventive Medicine 2010 Hannover


An extended list of publications can be found here.

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