Prof. Dr. Dr. Friedrich Grimminger

University Education

1980 – 1987 Studies of Medicine and Biology at the Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) Germany and University of Newcastle, UK
1989 Doctorate Medicine, JLU
1990 Doctorate Biology, JLU
1992 Habilitation Internal Medicine, JLU


Scientific Career

1987 - 1991 Internship and Residency, Department of Medicine, JLU
1992 - 1996 Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, JLU
1996 Professor (C3), Head of the Clinical Research Group Respiratory Insufficiency, Department of Internal Medicine, JLU
1997 Professor (W2), Section Head of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, JLU
Since 1999 Chair, TransMIT GmbH, Medical Technology
Since 2003 Professor of Internal Medicine (W3), Department of Internal Medicine, JLU
Since 2003 Director of Medical Clinic IV/V, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, JLU
Since 2006 Co-Coordinator of the Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System (ECCPS)
Since 2006 Founder Member and Executive Fellow of the International Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI)
Since 2007 Coordinator Regional Hospital Association, State of Hesse
2007-2012 Vice President of the von-Behring-Röntgen-Foundation
Since 2009 Board of the Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center (UGMLC), the Leading Site of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL)
2009-2014 Member, Senate Committee “Clinical Research”, German Research Foundation (DFG)
Since 2010 Head of the Scientific Committee at TransMIT GmbH
Since 2012 Appointed member of the Future Council / State Government
Since 2013 Member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL)
Since 2017 Speaker Lung Cancer Center Mittelhessen (LKZ)
Since 2019 Head of the University Center of Oncology Giessen (UCTG)
Since 2020 Deputy Chair of the Institute for Lung Health (ILH), JLU/DZL, Giessen


Awards and Honors

1993 Schunk Award for Medicine, JLU
1993 Carl-Oelemann-Award of the State of Hesse
1994 Annual Award of the German Respiratory Society (DGP)
1995 Heisenberg Award (DFG) and Professorship
2021 Lifetime Achievement Award of the Medical Faculty, JLU


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