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Principal Investigator

Institute of Neuropathology, Medical Center – University of Freiburg

Breisacher Str. 64
79106 Freiburg

Marco Prinz

Academic Education

1990-1996 Medical study at Humboldt University (Charité) of Berlin

Scientific Degrees

2004 Habilitation in Neuropathology, Georg-August-University Göttingen
1997 Dissertation in Medicine, Humboldt-University, Medical Hospital (Charité) Berlin

Professional Experience

Since 2008 Director and Chair, Institute of Neuropathology, University Medical Center Freiburg
2004 Lecturer (“Habilitation”) and consultant (“Oberarzt”) in Neuropathology
2002-2008 Group leader at the Institute of Neuropathology, University of Göttingen
2001-2002 Senior research postdoc at the Institute of Neuropathology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1999-2000 Postdoctoral fellow (DFG fellowship) at the Institute of Neuropathology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1997-1998 Postdoc position at Max-Delbrück-Center (MDC) Berlin, Cellular Neurosciences

Others (Editorial work, member of scientific councils, advisory boards, awards)

~ Reviewer (Journals, ad hoc): Immunity, Nature, Nat Med, Nat Immunol, Nat Neurosci, Science a.o.
2021 Novo Nordisk Prize
2021 Member of the German Academy of Science, Leopoldina
2020 Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Prize
Since 2019 Advisory board member, Science Immunology
2018-2021 Highly Cited Researcher, Web of Science, Clarivate analytics
2018 Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine
Since 2017 Speaker CRC/TRR 167 NeuroMac
2015 Reinhart Kosellek Research Project
2014-2019 Anually, Writer Prize (Cluster of Excellence BIOSS)
2014 Sobek Prize (Sobek Foundation)
2014 Writer Prize (Cluster of Excellence BIOSS)
2010-2015 Co-Speaker Research Unit (FOR) 1336
Since 2008 Editorial board: GLIA
2007 Hans Georg Queckenstedt Prize (DMSG)
2006 Young Investigator Award, (International Cytokine Society, Vienna)
2005 Pfizer Research Prize for Medicine of the University of Freibur
2004 H.G. Creutzfeldt Science Prize