Prof. Joachim Mössner, MD (DE)

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President of the German Society of Internal Medicine, Director of the Department of Internal Medicine, Clinic for Gastroenterology & Rheumatology, University of Leipzig

Positions:
since 11/1993 Full Professor of Medicine (), Director of the Department of Internal Medicine, Clinic for Gastroenterology & Rheumatology, University of Leipzig
1996–1997 Vice Dean
1997–2002 Dean
1999 President of the German Society of Gastroenterology
2002 President of the „Middle German“ Society of Gastroenterology
2007/2008 President of the Saxonian Society of Internal Medicine
2011/2012 President of the German Society of Internal Medicine

Main interests in basic research:
Granted by , scholarships of the „Alexander-von Humboldt-Stiftung“, BMBF (German Ministry of Science), and Industry:
Role of steroids in regulation of the exocrine pancreas
Role of lipophilic substances in regulation of cellular integrity and functions of the exocrine pancreas
Function, metabolism, diagnostic relevance of pancreatitis-associated protein
Pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis
Hereditary chronic pancreatitis
Cell cycle regulation

Main interests in clinical research:
Chronic pancreatitis
Pancreatic carcinoma
Bile duct cancer
Colon cancer
Chronic hepatitis
Reflux disease
Interventional endoscopy

Editorial boards:
Pancreatology
European Journal of Clinical Investigation
Journal of Gastroenterology (official journal of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology up to 2002)
Medizinische Klinik
German Journal of Gastroenterology
Der Internist
Chirurgische Gastroenterolo­gie/Visceralme­dizin
CME

Affiliation:
German Society of Internal Medicine
German Society of Gastroenterology
German Pancreatic Club
German Society of Endoscop
German Society of Cancer Research
Society of Progress in Internal Medicine (-Society)
European Pancreatic Club
International Association of Pancreatology
European Association for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
Elected member of European Pancreatic Club for the General Assembly of the United European Gastroenterology Foundation
American Gastroenterological Association
Saxonian Academy of Sciences
German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.

Publications:
Original articles, peer reviewed: 181
Reviews: 162
Case reports & Letters to the Editor: 70
Symposia: 65
Book articles: 52
Editor of Books: 6
Scientific political articles: 9
Published abstracts: 520