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Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Keilholz

Lab manager Research group Prof. Keilholz / Director of Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center, Charité (CCCC)

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

Campus / internal address:
Virchowweg 23 (barrierefrei)

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  • Schwerpunkt Hämatologie und internistische Onkologie

Additional information

Research Focus

  • Clinical oncology trials (design of 35 clinical trials, phases Ia – III, PI-role in >25 further trials)
  • Translational research integrated within clinical trials.
  • Clinical and translational cancer immunology
  • Development of precision oncology programs, multilevel cancer profiling


Key roles in academic societies

  • EORTC Melanoma Group: Group Chair 2003-2005, Steering Cie 1992 – today
  • ESMO: National Representative Germany 2007-2009, various committees xx-today
  • SITC (Society for immunotherapy of cancer): Board member 1996-2007, president 2004-2006
  • AIO: Board member 2001-2006, member of disease cies
  • Development precision oncology programs, molecular cancer counseling
  • Clinical and translational cancer immunology

Vita Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Keilholz

Academic Qualifications and Appointments
Since 2023     Co-Director and Speaker National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), Berlin Branch

Since 2015     Full professorship (W3) for Comprehensive Oncology, Charité

Since 2013     Director, Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center

2003 - 2015    Professor for Medical Oncology, Clinical & Molecular Tumor Immunology, Charité

1998  - 2003   Associate Professor for Internal Medicine, Free University Berlin

1997 - 2013    Deputy Director, Dept. of Medicine 3 (Hematology, Medical Oncology and Tumor Immunology), Free University Berlin & Charité – Berlin

1993              Habilitation internal medicine, University Heidelberg

1993              Board certification Hematology and Medical Oncology

1990 - 1997    Attending physician, Dept. of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Rheumatology University Heidelberg

1990              Board certification Internal Medicine

1986              Guest Scientist National Cancer Center, Bethesda, MD, USA, (Prof. S.A. Rosenberg)

1983 – 1990   Resident, Dept. of Medicine, University Heidelberg

1984              Doctoral thesis, Pathophysiology and Sports Medicine, University Heidelberg

1983              License as a physician in Germany (Approbation)

1977 – 1983   Medical studies, Universities Mainz, Heidelberg, Lexington, Ky, USA

Functions / offices

  • Director Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center, Berlin
  • Co-Director and Speaker National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), Berlin Branch
  • Congress Vice President of the German Cancer Congress 2016
  • Deputy DKTK Site Speaker