Prof. Ingolf Cascorbi, Germany
Ingolf Cascorbi was born 1960 in Berlin, Germany. He was trained first as a biochemist at the Free University of Berlin and graduated in 1985. He received a PhD from the faculty of chemistry in 1989 and worked as research associate in the field of biochemistry and molecular Biology until 1992. After finishing his study of human medicine at the Free University he joined the Institute of Clinical Pharmacology at the Charité, Humboldt University in 1993. Ingolf Cascorbi became a specialist in clinical pharmacology in 1998, received an MD in 1999. After gaining his habilitation in 2000, he was appointed as professor of pharmacology and toxicology at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany. In 2004 he was appointed as professor of pharmacology at the Christian Albrechts University Kiel and chair of the Institute of Pharmacology at the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany.
His major research interests are in the field of pharmacogenomics and epigenomics of ABC transporters and drug metabolizing enzymes, adverse drug reactions and chronic pain. Currently he is author of 200 original publications and book chapters. Ingolf Cascorbi is member of several national and internal learned societies and serves on a number of editorial boards in the field of clinical pharmacology. He served for the EACPT as treasurer from 2003-2007 and as chair from 2007-2011. Currently he is member of the EACPT Executive Board in his function as past-chair and EACPT delegate in the Health Care Professional Working Party of the European Medicines Agency.