Fields of research

  • Allergology: Hypersensitization in bee- and wasp stings allergy, pharmaceutical testing
  • Dermatosurgery: operational therapy of malignant skin tumours, spinocellular carcinomas, skin lymphomas ...
  • Dermatohistology: microscopical evaluation of tissue samples of the skin
  • Lasertherapy: Therapy of vascularizations and vascular malformations, laser- and photodynamic therapy, ablative and fractional laser therapy
  • Oncology: metronomic chemotherapy to destroy tumor-supporting vessle structures
  • Phlebology
  • Photodynamic theraphy (PDT): Theraphy of skin tumors and inflammable skin diseases. The photodynamic therapy is a new minimally invasive method. Thereby a photosensible substance accumulates in malignent, transformed tissue and following radiotherapy leads to apoptosis of these cells.

Research projects

  • Genetics of the lipometabolism
  • Luminescence based visualization of biological parameters (pH, pO2, H2O2 )  at the wound healing/ the tumor growth
  • Cutaneous amyloidosis
  • Plasma medicine
  • Antimicrobial PDT
  • Detection of reaktive oxygen spezies induced by PDT and UV-radiation
  • Molecular genetics of benign epithelial skin tumors and congenital mosaic variegated aneuploid


  • Dermatohistological surgery, munich
  • Fraunhofer institute for biomedical technology, Potsdam
  • Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • PreSens Precision Sensing GmbH
  • Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG
  • Sensorik Bayern GmbH
  • The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin


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