Assistant Professor
Department of Urology
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

University Education
1998 – 2004 Medical school University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany
2004 – 2005 Medical school Ruprecht- Karls- University Heidelberg, Germany
June  2009 Doctoral dissertation at the Department of Human Genetics, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany
“Using the Matchmaker Two- Hybrid System to detect Protein- Protein- Interactions of the Human Endocytic Regulator Protein Intersectin 2” (magna cum laude)
October 2010 Board Certification (Urology)
April 2014 Board Certification (Medical Oncology)

Clinical career
2005 - 2010 Resident at the Department of Urology,
Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany
Chairman and Mentor: Prof. Dr. J.W. Thüroff
2010 -2011 Junior Faculty – Clinical Associate, Department of Urology
Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Germany
2012 - 2013 Research Fellow in Endourology
Division of Urologic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA
(Ferdinand Eisenberger Research Grant 2011)
2013 – 2014 Junior Faculty – Clinical Associate, Department of Urology
Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Germany
April 2014 – ongoing Faculty (Assistant Professor),
Head of the Section of Endourology at the
Department of Urology, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Germany

Publications (Peer-Reviewed): >30

Quotable Abstracts: >80

Extramural Invited Presentations: >20

Book Chapters: 6

Werner-Staehler-Gedächtnispreis 2014 at the 55. SWDGU in Mannheim (Germany), 25.-28.06.2014 für den Vortrag: Präklinische Daten zur Steinzertrümmerung und Gewe-beschädigung mit einem neuen akustischen Linsendesign für elektromagnetische Li-thotripter
Best Poster in a poster session 2013: ESWL, epidemiology and training
at the 28th Annual EAU Congress, 15-19 March, 2013, Milan for the abstract: In vivo stone comminution produced by a modified acoustic lens for electromagnetic lithotripters
Ferdinand Eisenberger Research Grant 2011 at the 63. DGU Kongresses in Hamburg (Germany): Entwicklung innovativer Technologien für die nächste Generation elektro-magnetischer Lithotriptoren (NeA1/FE-11)

Journal Reviewer
Journal of Urology
Journal of Pediatric Urology
Journal of Endourology
International Urology and Nephrology
Neurourology and Urodynamics
Urologia Internationalis
World Journal of Urology

Membership Scientific Societies
German Association of Urology (DGU)
European Association of Urology (EAU)
Endourological Society

Membership Expert Committees
Member of the Incontinence Guideline Panel of the European Association of Urology (EAU) 2008 – 2012
Member of the International Consultation on Urologic Diseases (ICUD) for Urolithiasis by the Societé International d’Urologie (SIU) 2013 – ongoing
Member and secretary of the Guideline Panel Urolithiasis (Arbeitskreis Harnsteine) of the German Association of Urology  (DGU) 2013 – ongoing
Member and secretary of the German society for Shock Wave Lithotripsy (DGSWL) 2013 – ongoing