Prof. Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Ingolf Cascorbi

Dean for Medical Education

Phone: +49 431 500-30401

Brief CV

Professor Dr. Dr. Ingolf Cascorbi is Director of the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, at the UKSH, Campus Kiel. He has been Dean of Studies for Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine since 2012.

After successfully completing his biochemistry studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (1978-1985), he also went on to study Medicine at the Freie Universität Berlin from 1986 to 1992. During his medical studies he qualified in 1989 as Dr. rer. nat. in Chemistry. From 1994 to 1999 he worked as a research associate at the Institute of Clinical Pharmacology at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin. In 1998 he became a consultant for clinical pharmacology. In 1999 he qualified as a Dr. med. at the Faculty of Medicine at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and qualified to teach at professorial level in Clinical Pharmacology the same year. One year later, Ingolf Cascorbi became Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Institute of Pharmacology at the University of Greifswald. In 2004 he accepted a position as Professor of Pharmacology at Kiel University and since then he has also been Head of the Institute of Pharmacology.

Professor Cascorbi's primary research focus is on the pharmacogenetics of drug metabolising enzymes and membrane transporters, the association with cancers, genetic risk factors of cardiovascular diseases and their functional characterisation.