Combining cutting-edge medicine and clinical research: Kiel internist – Konrad Aden – receives Else Kröner Clinician Scientist Professorship



© UKSH; The Kiel internist PD Dr. Konrad Aden receives the prestigious Else Kröner Clinician Scientist Professorship.

The young Kiel internist and scientist PD Dr. Konrad Aden has been awarded the highly prestigious Else Kröner Clinician Scientist Professorship. The research portion of this ten-year professorship is funded by the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (EKFS) with one million euros. Dr. Aden is a senior physician at the Clinic for Internal Medicine I of the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Kiel Campus, a working group leader at the Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology of the UKSH and the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) and a member of the Cluster of Excellence PMI – Precision Medicine for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases.

Konrad Aden studied human medicine in Kiel, Bern and St. Louis, received his doctorate in 2011 and his habilitation in 2019 at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel. He is a specialist in internal medicine and gastroenterology and head of the junior research group “Intestinal Immunometabolism” at the Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology. In 2020, he was awarded the Martin-Gülzow Prize of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselerkrankungen (DGVS).

The detailed German press release can be found here.