Professor Dr. Dr. Jürgen Debus

Prof. Dr. Dr. Jürgen Debus

Deputy Managing Director, NCT Heidelberg
Medical Director: 
Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy

Phone: +49 6221 56-8200 /-8201 /-8202
Fax: +49 6221 56-5353
E-mail: juergen.debus@nct-heidelberg.de

Professor Jürgen Debus has been Director of the NCT since October 2009. He is also Medical Director for the Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy at Heidelberg University Hospital, Director of the Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Center (HIT) and the Heidelberg Institute for Radiation Oncology (HIRO).

Prof. Debus is responsible for the coordination of the Imaging and Radiation Therapy Program, and a member of the Council of the Medical Faculty as well as the NCT Scientific Advisory Board. Prof. Debus' key priority is the integration of imaging and radiation therapy into the multidisciplinary management at NCT, and the promotion of translational research for the development of individualized radiology therapies.

Prof Debus coordinates the Research Unit for Radiation Therapy and Imaging at the DKFZ, as well as the networking activities on a national and international level, and he heads a large European project in the field of ion beam therapy (ULICE).

Since 2009
Director of National Centre of Tumour Diseases (NCT) Heidelberg

Since 2003

Chairman Department of  Radiation Oncology, University Heidelberg

2001–2003

Chairman of the scientific council of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

2000–2003

Leading attending of the Department of Radiation Oncology of the Heidelberg University Hospital and head of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Since 1998
Member of the Board „Radiation Oncology“

Since 1998
Member of the Scientific council of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

1997–2003
Double appointment as Head of the Department of Radiation Oncology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and attending at the Heidelberg University Hospital

1996–1997

Attending and staff member in Radiation oncology, University of Heidelberg

1995

Research Fellow „proton therapy“ at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

1992–1995
Residency in Radiation Oncology, University of Heidelberg

1993–1995

Group Co-ordinator: New methods of local regional tumortherapy

1992–1995
Research Assistant, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) 

1991–1992
Resident, Department of Oncological Diagnostics and Therapy, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) 

1988–1991
Research Assistant, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) 

1988
Graduate Student, Department of Biophysics and Medical Radiation Physics, Research Program Radiological Diagnostics and Therapy, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

1997              
Habilitation in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of  Heidelberg; Associate Professor for Radiation-Oncology

1996
Board certified: Radiation Oncology

1993
Dr. med. (M.D.), University of Heidelberg

1991
Dr. rer. nat. in Physics (Ph.D.), University of Heidelberg

1984–1991
Studies in Medicine and Physics, University of Heidelberg

2012
Alfred-Breit-Award of the German Society for Radiation Oncology

2011
Nominated as a „Selected Landmark“ in the nationwide „365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas“ competition

2005
Innovation Award of the Society of German University Hospitals

2001
Nominated by the President of Federal Republic of Germany for the German „Future Award“ on innovation in Science

1999
Erwin-Schrödinger-Award of the German Science Society

1998
Hermann-Holthusen-Award of the German Society for Radiation Oncology

1995
Young Investigator’s Award, American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

1995       
Poster Award, German Roentgen Society

1993       
PhD Award of the German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine

1992       
Philipps-award for medical physics

1992
Varian Poster Award

Claudia Scheihing-Heep

Claudia Scheihing-Heep

Executive Assistant
Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy
Phone:  +49 6221 56-39471
Fax:  +49 6221 56-5353
claudia.scheihing-heep@med.uni-heidelberg.de

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Debus