Prof. Dr. med. Khusru Asadullah

Born 1967 in Berlin
Family status: married to Katrin Stolpe, two children
Nationality: German
Language skills: German (native language), English (fluent)

Professional stations

Doctor in internship and research assistant at the Institute of Medical Immunology
(Director Prof. R. von Baehr) of the Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin

Specialist training, research assistant and Head of the Working Group Cytokines at the
Department of Dermatology (Director Prof. W. Sterry), Charité, Berlin

Habilitation (Privatdozent) at Humboldt University in Berlin

Management positions (Head of Department, Head of Division, Vice-President) in the
Research and Development Department of Schering and Bayer AG, in Berlin and San Francisco, USA

Graduation Advanced Management Program (AMP), Harvard Business School, Boston, USA

Since 1998
Specialist in Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology

Since 2005
Specialist Immunologist (DGfI)

Since 2007
Teaching as an associate professor at the Skin Clinic of the Charité

Since 2011
Work in dermatologist’s offices in Berlin and Potsdam


  • psoriasis, neurodermatitis, skin tumors
  • translational, personalised and individualised medicine
  • biomarkers
  • drug development
  • inflammation
  • immune reactions, cytokines

Selected memberships/activities

  • Advisory bodies: Biomarker Validation Initiative (NL), FP7 Consortium on Corneal Transplantation and Immune Response Biomarkers (EU), Innovation in 3R Research
    (Berlin-Brandenburg), Biomarker-Driven Immunosuppression (EU)
  • Companies/foundations: Working Group Dermatological Research (Secretary of 2001-2006), German Dermatological Society (member of the Strategy Committee on Drug Approvals),
    German Society of Immunology, Board of the German Skin Research Center (in foundation),
    expert for Austrian Sci Fund and Swiss Nat Fund
  • Publications: Over 150 publications in peer-reviewed >journals with a total citation factor of 500 (including in Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, J Clin Invest, PNAS, Trends in Immunology, Immunity, Pharmacology Reviews). Publisher of six books. Expert for more than 30 journals. Membership in several publishers’ committees of scientific journals. Editor-in-Chief of the journal Advances in Precision Medicine
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