Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Röcken

Vice Dean

Phone: +49 431 500-15501

Brief CV

Professor Dr. Christoph Röcken is Director of the Department of Pathology at the University Medical Center Schleswig Holstein (UKSH), Campus Kiel. In July 2012, he was elected as Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

Professor Röcken studied Medicine from 1984 to 1990 at the Universität Hamburg. He began his training first in Hamburg, then went on to continue his academic studies in Kingston, Canada and his clinical studies in Runcorn, England. After his recognition as a consultant for pathology in 1998, he was appointed as a Consultant at the Centre for Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine at the Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg. In the same year he qualified to teach at professorial level in the specialist field of pathology. In 2002 he was appointed as a university lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and in 2005 he became Adjunct Professor. In 2006, Christoph Röcken received an assistant professorship at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, where he was also Managing Consultant and acting Director of the Institute. In 2009 he accepted a position at Kiel University.

His main research focus is in the field of hepato-gastrointestinal pathology and amyloidosis. The aim is to use modern methods in genomics and proteomics to find new prognostic and predictive markers in the diagnosis of gastro-intestinal tumours and amyloidoses for the individualised and targeted treatment of patients.