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Institute of Transfusion Medicine


Prof. Dr. med. Peter Horn

Director:

Prof. Dr. med. Peter Horn

E-Mail:

peter.horn@uk-essen.de

Office:

Blood Donation/Immunehematology: Angelina Giorgio
Transplant diagnostics/R&D: Monika Westphal

Phone:

+49 (0) 201-723-1550 oder -4200

Fax:

+49 (0) 201-723-5945 oder -5906

Homepage:

www.uniklinik-essen.de/transfusionsmedizin

Focus areas

  • Blood donation services and cell processing
  • Immuno-hematological specialized laboratory
  • Transplant diagnostics

 

Fields of Research

  • Hematopoetic differentiation of pluripotent stem cells (iPS and ESC)
  • Developmental biology of somatic stem cells
  • Immune genetics and transplant immunology
  • Optimization of donor selection for stem cell transplants
  • GMP compliant development of cellular therapeutic agents

 

Staff

The Institute employs 7 physicians, including 5 specialists in transfusion medicine and specialists in medical quality management and computer science in medicine, as well as one biologist. We offer continued medical education programs for those wishing to specialize in transfusion medicine, laboratory medicine (18 months), immune genetics, and computer science in medicine.