Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Hummel

Molecular Diagnostics
Institute of Pathology
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 450 536 642
E-Mail: michael.hummel(at)charite.de

University Education

  • 1985 Diploma, Institute of Biology, Universität Köln

Professional Experience (selection)

  • 1986-1990 Ph.D. student, Institute of Pathology, FU Berlin
  • 1990-1999 Postdoctoral research fellow, Institute of Pathology, FU Berlin
  • 1994- Head of the Molecular Pathology Group, Institute of Pathology, CBF, FU Berlin

Research Fields

  • i) Main field: Molecular mechanisms in malignant lymphomas
  • ii) Current research interest: Epigenetic gene regulation in Hodgkin lymphoma

Most important Awards, Grants or Scientific Achievements

  • 1986-1988 Berlin Senate (NAFöG)
  • 2008- Member, Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft, Abteilung Experimentelle Krebsforschung (AEK) e.V.

Selected References

  • Ehlers, A., Oker, E., Bentink, S., Lenze, D., Stein, H., and Hummel, M. (2008). Histone acetylation and DNA demethylation of B-cells result in a Hodgkin-like phenotype. Leukemia 22, 835.
  • Hummel, M., Bentink, S., Berger, H., Klapper, W., Wessendorf, S.,…, Siebert, R. (2006). A biologic definition of Burkitt's lymphoma from transcriptional and genomic profiling. New Engl J of Med 354, 2419.
  • Lenze, D., Berg, E., Volkmer-Engert, R., Weiser, A. A., Greiner, A., …, Hummel, M. (2006). Influence of antigen on the development of MALT lymphoma. Blood 107, 1141.