Active participation in committees

Dr. Annette Bitsch

Working committee on probabilistic exposure and risk assessment “Probabilistische Expositions- und Risikoabschätzung”

Expert panel 110 on cooling lubricants “Kühlschmierstoffe” of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) Technical Division 1 “Production Technology and Manufacturing Methods”

Reviewer for international journals published by Elsevier (incl. “Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology”)

 

Katharina Blümlein Ph.D.

Working group on analyses in biological materials “Analysen in biologischem Material” of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

 

Prof. Dr. Armin Braun

External assessor for international foundations

MD/Ph.D. commission “Molecular Medicine” of the Hannover Medical School

Scientific advisory committee of the German Society for Allergology and Clinical Immunology (DGAKI)

Member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL)

Reviewer for international journals in respiratory medicine and immunology (incl. “Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology”)

 

Dr. Otto Creutzenberg

Reviewer for international journals in particle and fiber toxicology (“Particle and Fibre Toxicology”, “Inhalation Toxicology”)

 

Prof. Dr. Theodor Doll

VDE/VDI Society Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering GMM, chair of the expert panel on microsystems in medicine/functional surfaces “FA 4.6 Mikrosysteme in der Medizin/Funktionale Oberflächen”

German Society for Biomedical Engineering DGBMT, expert panel on sensor technology ”Sensorik”

Reviewer in the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) program, expert in the work packages “Biomedical Technologies” and Sensors of the EU Graphene Flagship

ASIIN reviewer for biomedical engineering careers

Guest editor of the journal “Physica Status Solidi (a)”
 

Uta Dörfel

Working groups on GLP analytics “GLP-Analytik” and medical devices “Medizinprodukte” of the German Quality Management Association (GQMA)

 

Dr. Ilona Fleischhauer

Working group on GLP quality assurance/monitoring “GLP: Qualitätssicherung/Überwachung” of the German Quality Management Association (GQMA)

 

Dr. Jens Gerdelmann

Working groups on GLP quality assurance/monitoring “GLP: Qualitätssicherung/Überwachung”, GCP quality management “GCP-Qualitätsmanagement”, and medical devices "Medizinprodukte" of the German Quality Management Association (GQMA)

 

Dr. Stefan Hahn 

Chair of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) Division of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 

Working committee on chemical risk assessment of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) division of environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology “Umweltchemie und Ökotoxikologie” 

Reviewer for international journals (incl. “Annals of Work Exposures and Health” and "Environmental Science & Technology") 

 

Dr. Roman Halter 

External expert in the quality control committee of the association for mineral wool quality “Gütegemeinschaft Mineralwolle e. V.”

 

Martina Heina 

IT division of the International Association for Pharmaceutical Technology (APV)

 

Prof. Dr. Jens Hohlfeld 

External assessor for the German Research Foundation (DFG) 

Steering committee of the research network “Biomedical Research in Endstage And ObsTructive Lung Disease Hannover” (BREATH) within the German Center for Lung Research (DZL) 

Board member of the interdisciplinary allergy center of the Hannover Medical School 

Reviewer for international journals (incl. "American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine", "European Respiratory Journal" and "Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology") 

 

Dr. Olaf Holz 

IABR (International Association of Breath Research) Standardization Focus Group 

Reviewer for international journals (incl. "American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine", "Journal of Breath Research", "European Respiratory Journal", "PLOS ONE", "Respiratory Research", and "BMC Pulmonary Medicine") 

 

Dr. Kamran Honarnejad 

Chair of the Knowledge Content and Delivery Council (KCDC) of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 

Reviewer for the journal "SLAS Discovery"

 

Dr. Rupert Kellner 

Councilor for electronic communication and member of the Executive Board of the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP) 

Global Editorial and Steering Committee (GESC) for the initiative "International Harmonization of Nomenclature and Diagnostic Criteria for Lesions in Rats and Mice" (INHAND) 

 

Prof. Dr. Christoph Klein 

External assessor for numerous national and international organizations and foundations: German Research Foundation, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Wilhelm Sander Foundation for Cancer Research, ERC, Deutsche Krebshilfe, Christian Doppler Research Association, Dutch Cancer Society, Association for International Cancer Research, EU-FP7, MRC, Cancer Research UK, Kegg-Foundation  

Deputy chairman of the scientific committee of Comprehensive Cancer Center Ostbayern (CCCO) 

Advisory committee of the Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research Committee 

Scientific advisory board of the AIRC (Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro) 5x1000 project "Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP): the archetype of metastatic disease" 

Reviewer for international journals in oncology (incl. “Nature”, “Nature Biotechnology”, “Nature Cell Biology”, “Nature Medicine”, “Cancer Cell”, “Science”, “PNAS”, “American Journal of Pathology”, “Cancer Research”, “Clinical Cancer Research”, “International Journal of Cancer”, “Nucleic Acid Research”, “European Journal of Immunology”, “Lancet Oncology”, “European Journal of Cancer”, “PLOS ONE”, and “Oncotarget”) 

 

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Koch 

Reviewer for international journals in aerosol physics and aerosol technology (incl. “Journal of Aerosol Science”, “Aerosol Science and Technology” and “Annals of Occupational Hygiene”)

 

Dr. Gustav Könnecker 

Working group on sustainable chemicals policy “Nachhaltige Chemikalienpolitik” of the 8th Lower Saxony Governmental Commission on sustainable environmental policy and digital change 

 

Prof. Dr. Norbert Krug 

Scientific advisory committee of the German Society for Allergology and Clinical Immunology (DGAKI) 

Chair of the Clinical Trial Board of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL) 

Steering committee of the research network “Biomedical Research in Endstage And ObsTructive Lung Disease Hannover” (BREATH) within the German Center for Lung Research (DZL) 

External assessor for the German Research Foundation (DFG) 

Steering committee of the Fraunhofer Research Cluster “Immune-Mediated Diseases” (Fraunhofer CIMD) 

Advisory board of the expertise network “Asthma und COPD” 

Deputy chairman of the  Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences 

Working group “Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and Deutsche Hochschulmedizin” 

Reviewer for international journals in allergology, immunology, and respiratory diseases

 

Dr. Oliver Licht 

Working group on sustainable chemicals policy “Nachhaltige Chemikalienpolitik” of the 8th Lower Saxony Governmental Commission on sustainable environmental policy and digital change 

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) Committee for Contaminants in the Food Chain; panel on perfluorinated and polyfluorinated alkyl substances “Per- und Polyfluoralkylsubstanzen (PFAS)” 

Expert panel “Basic module and perfluorinated tensides” of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment’s MEAL (= meals for exposure assessment and analysis of foods) study within the Total Diet Study (TDS) in Germany 

Working committee on regulatory toxicology “Regulatorische Toxikologie” of the German Society of Toxicology within the German Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT) 

Public relations delegate of the German Society of Toxicology

 

Dr. Norbert Lüthe 

Working group on information technology “IT” and working subgroup on electronic archiving of the German Quality Management Association (GQMA) 

Fraunhofer quality management network

 

Dr. Neophytos Papamichael 

Working committee on quality management “Qualitätsmanagement im VLS” in the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences 

GMP discussion group "GMP-Gesprächskreis" of the Lower Saxony business inspectorate 

 

Dr. Gerhard Pohlmann 

International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM)

 

Dr. Bernhard Polzer 

External assessor for the Wilhelm Sander Foundation for Cancer Research 

External assessor for the Swiss Cancer League 

External assessor for the Medical Research Council (UK) 

External assessor for North West Cancer Research (UK) 

Reviewer for international journals in pathology and oncology (“British Journal of Cancer”, "Chemical Science", "International Journal of Cancer", “Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry”, "Journal of Visualized Experiments", “Oncotarget”, "Scientific Reports", and “Thoracic Cancer”) 

 

Prof. Dr. Antje Prasse 

External assessor for the German Research Foundation (DFG) 

Board member of the Scientific Working Group for the Therapy of Lung Diseases (WATL) 

Board member of Deutsche Atemwegsliga e. V. 

Spokesperson for the disease area “DPLD” in the research network “Biomedical Research in Endstage And ObsTructive Lung Disease Hannover” (BREATH) within the German Center for Lung Research (DZL) 

Coordinator of the ILD group in the European Reference Network on Respiratory Diseases ERN-LUNG 

Deputy spokesperson of the Cell Biology Section in the German Respiratory Society (DGP) 

Reviewer for international journals (incl. “American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine”, “European Respiratory Journal”, “American Journal of Respiratory and Cell Biology”, and “Thorax”) 

Associate editor of “PLOS ONE”

 

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Susanne Rittinghausen 

Co-optive member of the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP) board: representative for nomenclature 

“Guess What” committee of the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP) 

Global Editorial and Steering Committee (GESC) for the initiative "International Harmonization of Nomenclature and Diagnostic Criteria for Lesions in Rats and Mice" (INHAND) 

INHAND (International Harmonization of Nomenclature and Diagnostic Criteria) organ working groups “Respiratory System”, “Endocrine System”, “Soft Tissue”, and “Special Senses”, and working group “Apoptosis” 

Ad-hoc working group on inflammatory parameters and inflammatory effects "Entzündungsparameter – entzündliche Effekte"

of the DFG Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area (MAK Commission) 

Reviewer for the international journal “Toxicologic Pathology”

 

Dirk Schaudien Ph.D. 

INHAND (International Harmonization of Nomenclature and Diagnostic Criteria) working groups “Non-rodents: Minipig” and "Skeletal Tissues (Bones, Joints, and Teeth)" 

“Pathology 2.0” committee of the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP) 

“Guess What” committee of the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP) 

Organizational committee of the 17th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology 

Examination board of the European College of Veterinary Pathology 

 

Dr. Stefanie Scheffler 

Working group on e-cigarettes and liquids for e-cigarettes of the DIN Standards Committee "Food and Agricultural Products" 

 

Dr. Sven Schuchardt 

Treasurer of the German Society for Metabolome Research 

Working group on air analyses “Luftanalysen” of the German Research Foundation (DFG) 

Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS – e. V. (Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences) 

Scientific committee for the EU project FACTS (investigations to find FACTS on the subject of aircraft cabin air quality) 

 

Dr. Florian Schulz 

DFG Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area (MAK Commission): working group on the definition of threshold limit values for dusts 

Committee on Hazardous Substances (AGS) under the German Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs: Subcommittee III for the evaluation of hazardous substances “Gefahrstoffbewertung”, working groups on metals and fibers/dust 

Advisory Board of the European Certification Board for Mineral Wool Products (EUCEB) 

External expert in the quality control committee of the mineral wool quality assurance association "RAL-Güteqemeinschaft Mineralwolle" (GGM)

 

Dr. Katherina Sewald 

External assessor for international research grants 

Steering group of the workshop “Respiratory Toxicity” 

Member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL) 

Reviewer for the international journals “Toxicology Letters”, “Toxicology in vitro”, “Nanotoxicology”, “ATOX”, and “PLOS ONE” 

 

Dr. Lena Wiese 

Special interest group "Digital Health" and working group "Data Science and Data Engineering" of the German Informatics Society 

 

Dr. Sabine Wronski 

Reviewer for the international journal “European Respiratory Journal” 

 

Prof. Dr. Holger Ziehr 

Association of German Engineers (VDI) committee “Technical Good Manufacturing Practice” 

GMP discussion group "GMP-Gesprächskreis" of the Lower Saxony business inspectorate 

Center for Pharmaceutical Process Engineering (PVZ) at Technische Universität Braunschweig 

BioPharma-Translationsinstitut e. V. 

 

Dr. Christina Ziemann 

Working group “Genotoxicity” of the DIN Standards Committee "Water Practice“ 

Chair of the working group on statistics of the German Society for Environmental Mutation Research (GUM) 

Working group on carcinogenesis “Carcinogenese” of the German Society of Toxicology 

OECD pool of experts of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment 

External assessor for applications submitted to the German Federal Environmental Foundation 

German Pharm-Tox Summit program committee 

Reviewer for international journals in genetic toxicology, nanomaterials, and quartz (incl. “Inhalation Toxicology”)