Jens Siveke, Germany



I am a physician-scientist focusing on preclinical and clinical research in solid tumors. I am Director of the Division of Solid Tumor Translational Oncology at the partner site Essen of the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and head the clinical pancreatic cancer program at the West German Cancer Center, University Hospital Essen. We are focusing on combining in vivo model systems with advanced profiling technologies and epigenetic, immune and metabolic targeting strategies that can be developed for clinical proof-of-concept evaluation.

Positions and Employment
2015-present
 Director of the Division of Solid Tumor Translational Oncology, and Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology, West German Cancer Center, University Hospital Essen, Germany
2012-2015  Scientific Director, Roman Herzog Comprehensive Cancer Center, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
 2009-2012      Senior physician and Head of the GI Oncology Unit, 2nd Med. Dep., Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
 2003-2009     Fellow and group leader, 2nd Med. Dep., Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Germany 
 2001-2003   Residency in Internal Medicine, LMU Munich, Germany