M.D., Ass.Prof. Axel W. A. Baltzer

AxelBaltzer
Medical Specialist for Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine

CURRICULUM VITAE

M.D., Ass.Prof. Axel W. A. Baltzer

13.12.1963
Born in Mönchengladbach

1984 till 1991
Medicine at the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf

1991-1993
Medical practical experience at the Orthopaedic clinic of the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Prof. Dr. med. K. P. Schulitz

1993
Thesis: “Analysis of load changing operations on the hip joint with biomechanical optimization criteria”

1993 till 1994
Assistant doctor in the Department of Orthopeadic surgery at the Stätiches Krankenhaus” in Benrath with Priv. Doz. Dr. med. M. Roesgen

1993 till 1995
Emergency surgery, City of Düsseldorf

1994 till 1998
Scientific assistant doctor at the Orthopaedic Clinic of the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf with Prof. Dr. med. K. P. Schulitz

1997
Board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Research experience at Pittsburgh/USA

1997
Research fellow in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry University of Pittsburgh with Prof. Paul D. Robbins and Prof. Chris Evans

1998
Visiting Sports Medicine Research Fellow in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh with Prof. Freddie Fu

1998
Senior surgeon at the Orthopaedic Clinic of the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
Responsible for teaching and students at the Orhtopeadic Clinic of the Heinrich-Heine-Universtity Düsseldorf

2000
Professorial thesis: “Animal experiments for the development of a gene therapy against bone diseases”

2002
Established at the Center for Molecular Orthopaedics, Königsallee Clinic, Düsseldorf

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

President der International Society for Molecular Orthopaedics (ISMO)

http://www.is-mo.org

German Orthopaedic Society (DGOOC)

European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

German Orthopaedic Society for Osteology (OGO)

Orthopaedic Traumatology and Sport Medicine Society (GOTS)

PRIZES

1998 and 1999
Various awards with scientific prizes (Young Research Prize of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) in Nizza

1998
Best scientific presentation in the Research Section of the German Chemistry Society, Düsseldorf

Best paper award of the International Society for Fracture Repair, Strasbourg

1999
Gerhard-Küntscher-Preis in the Annual meeting of the German Society for Orthopaedic surgery

Since 2002
Advisory board of the national specialist journal for Orthopeadics

Co-editor “Genetic Vaccines and Therapy”