Ulf Dietrich Kahlert, PhD

2021- now
University Professor Molecular and Experimental Surgery
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany (ulf.kahlert@med.ovgu.de)

2020 Habilitation (Dr. rer. habil.)
Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany

Group Leader “Translational Neurotechnologies” Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany

Post-Doc Fellow, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA

2012 PhD (Dr.rer. nat.)
Altert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany

2008 Biology (Diploma)
Gießen, Germany> Brighton, UK> Freiburg, Germany

Additional appointments (selection):

Since 2017 Professor Kahlert ist Adjunct Professor at Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing, a first-in-class research and patient care institution in China, hosting various national forefront medical institutions. It functions as China´s role model for technology innovation in surgical care in the greater Beijing area, featuring AI-driven hospital management, development of high-precision minimally invasive surgery robots, AI-assisted MRI and CT imaging-based diagnosis technology as well as agile clinical trial management to foster, patient-centered, individualized therapy. The cooperation is funded by a bilateral cooperation grant from the Sino-German Center for Research promotion.

Since 2019, Professor Kahlert is an accredited expert in the following standardization committees of the German Institute for Standardization (D.I.N. e.V.), a global leader in standardization:
“Biotechnology” (NA 063-09-02 AA), “Biobanks/ Bioresources” (NA 063-09-02-02 AK)
Professor Kahlert supports the development of reference documents defining norms that are applicable in academic lab environments so that procedures and results present appropriate internal and external validity.


Professor Kahlert is routine reviewer for farious European research grant organizations, i.e. MOST Israel, NCN Poland or National Cancer Center France.