Prof. Dr. med. Christian Hagemeier

Head of the Laboratory of Pediatric Molecular Biology
Co-Head, Laboratory of Functional Genomics
Charité  - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

University Education

  • 1980-1982 Medicine, University of Münster
  • 1983-1984 M.D., Department of Biochemistry, Universität Münster
  • 1984-1985 University of Cambridge and Oxford, UK
  • 1986          University of Newcastle, Australia and Universität Münster, state examination

Professional Experience (selection)

  • 1989-1992 Ph.D., University of Cambridge & Medical Research Council (MRC), Molecular Medicine Unit, UK
  • 1992-1994 Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Cambridge, Cancer Research, UK
  • 1995-2002 Head of DFG Clinical Research Group, Children’s Hospital, Charité
  • To date      Head of the Laboratory of Pediatric Molecular Biology and Co-Head, Laboratory of Functional Genomics, Charité 

Research Fields

  • i)    Molecular Oncology
  • ii)   Epigenetics
  • iii)  Cell cycle control 

Most important Awards, Grants or Scientific Achievements

  • Head of DFG Clinical Research Group, Speaker of NGFN consortium Functional Genomics of Acute Leukemias

Selected References

  • Hof, J., Krentz, S., Schewick, C., Körner, Truss, M. G., Hagemeier, C., Eckert, C., and Kirschner-Schwabe, R. J. (2011). Mutations and deletions of the TP53 gene predict non-response and poor outcome in relapsed childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Oncol (in press)
  • Wiebusch, L. and Hagemeier, C. (2010). p53 and p21-dependent premature APC/C activation in G2 is part of the long-term response to genotoxic stress. Oncogene 17, 3477.
  • Morkel, M., Wenkel, J., Bannister, A.J., Kouzarides T., and Hagemeier, C. (1997). An E2F-like repressor of transcription. Nature 390, 567.