Thomas A. Luger

M.D. (Münster)

Current position:
Director and Chairman of the Dept. of Dermatology and Head of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cellbiology and Immunobiology of the Skin, Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster

Address: Von-Esmarch-Str. 58, D-48149 Münster
Phone: +49-251-835 6504
E-mail: luger@uni-muenster.de

Education 
1969-1975 University of Vienna, University School of Medicine

Post-graduate Training 
1975-1980  Resident, Dept. of Dermatology II, University of Vienna
10/1982      Board Certification Dermatology
1982-1990  Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Dept. of Dermatology II, University of Vienna
1989         Course: Basics in Management

Teaching appointments & Experiences
1980-1982 Postdoctoral training, National Institutes of Health, NIDR, Laboratory of Microbiology and Immunology
03/1984     Associate Professor of Dermatology, Dept: of Dermatology II, University of Vienna
1985          Invitation: Associate Professor, Dept. of Dermatology Berlin Steglitz
1990          Editor Experimental Dermatology (IF 4.115)
04/1990     Director and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, Westphalian Wilhelms-University of Münster,
                Germany
1992         Head of the Laboratory for Cellbiology and Immunobiology of the Skin, Westphalian Wilhelms-University
                of Münster
1995-1999 Dean of the Medical Faculty of the Westphalian Wilhelms-University of Münster, Germany
2006         Vice Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Center of Clinical Research at the Medical Faculty of the University
                of Münster
2009        Congress President of 18th EADV Congress Berlin
04/2007-04/2011  President of the German Association of Dermatologists (DDG)
2014        President Fondation René Touraine, Paris

Awards (Selection) 
1995 Invited Lecture, Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK
2000 Rajka Lecture, Oslo, Norway
        William Montagna Lecture (SID)
2001 Rudi Cormane Lecture (ESDR)
2002 Tanioku Kihei Memorial Lectureship (JSID)
2003 Rille Memorial Lecture Leipzig, Germany
2009 Günther Goerz Gedächtnisvorlesung, ADF, Heidelberg, Germany
2009 Award of the title “doctor honoris causa” by the Medical School of the University of Athens, Greece
2010 60. Leo-von-Zumbusch-Gedächtnisvorlesung, Munich, Germany
2012 Karl Herxheimer Gedächtnisvorlesung, Frankfurt, Germany

Memberschips (Selection)
since 2005 Member of the Northrhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences
since 2002 Honorary Member of the Korean Society of Dermatology
since 2001 Member of the German Academy of Natural Science Leopoldina
since 2001 Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
since 2000 Honorary Member of the American Dermatological Association
since 1992 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Society of Dermatology
since 1991 Corresponding Member of the French Society of Dermatology
since 1990 Honorary Member of the Polish Society of Dermatology

Major interests
Immunemediated and autoimmune diseases of the skin
Photobiology and phototherapy
Dermatopharmacology
Neuroinflammation

 

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