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Curriculum vitae

Personal profile: 

Name: 
                       
Professor Dr. med. Albert Rübben
 
Date and place of birth: 
4.10.1964, Aachen, Germany 

Parents:
                    
Prof. Dott. (Italy) Dr.-Ing. Alfred Rübben and Antonietta Gianni

Education:  

1983-1989 
              
Medical school at the Rheinisch-Westfälischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen,  

Medical and scientific career history:
 

1.12.1989-
31.5.1990
Research stay: Unité des Papillomavirus, Institut Pasteur, Paris

1.6.1990-
31.5.1994
Training in Dermatology at the Dept. of Dermatology, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen

24.4.1991

Doctoral thesis: Typing of Candida albicans strains in patients of the Aachen dermatology clinic with the resistogram-method of Odds & Abbott and modification of the method with liquid test media, Referent: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. W. Meinhof  

4.5.1994-
15.5.1994
Research stay: Dept. of Dermatology, University of Warsaw, Poland,            (Scholarship Fondation Réné Touraine)  

24.8.1994

Specialization examination in Dermatology

since 1.8.1995

Senior physician at the Dept. of Dermatology, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, primary clinical interest: dermato-oncology

16.10.1995-
10.11.1995
Research stay: laboratory 0640, Applied Tumorvirology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) in Heidelberg

1.12.97

Habilitation in Dermatology: „Condylomata acuminata und Buschke-Löwenstein-Tumoren: Untersuchungen zur Bedeutung von Mutationen innerhalb der nichtcodierenden Region des humanpathogenen Papillomvirus Typ 6“ (Condylomata acuminata and Buschke-Löwenstein-tumors: Analysis of the impact of mutations within the non-coding-region of human papillomavirus type 6)  

1.09.2000-
28.2.2001
Guestprofessorship at the Department of Dermatology of the University-                  hospital of Zürich (Universitätsspital Zürich), Direktor: Professor Dr. med. Günter Burg

since 6.7.2004

Associate Professor (apl-Professor) at the Dept. of Dermatology,                  University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen

Grant-aided research projects:

„Genomanalyse von HPV-6 in Condylomata acuminata und assoziierten malignen Tumoren: Korrelation von Veränderungen in der viralen DNA mit der klinischen und histologischen Dignität der Tumoren“; Deutsche Krebshilfe W 62/90/Gr 2, (1.12.91-30.11.93).  

„Korrelation von HPV-Typ und HLA-Klasse-II-Merkmalen bei Patienten mit therapieresistenten HPV-induzierten kutanen Warzen“; Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Gr641/4-1; (1.2.94-30.9.97).  

„Darstellung von chromosomalen Aberrationen in HPV-induzierten Tumoren mittels Mikrosatelliten“; Theodor Nasemann-Stipendium für Virologie und Infektiologie der Haut und Schleimhaut, (1994-1996).  

Einflusses von chemischen Karzinogenen auf Mutationsrate und Genexpression in HPV-positiven und HPV-negativen Haarfollikelkeratinozyten untersucht, Deutsche Forschungs­gemeinschaft RU329/1-1 (1.1.2000-30.6.2003).  

Awards:  

04.02.1987

Winner Honeywell Europe 1986-1987 Futurist Competition (USA scholarship)  

5.11.1993

Fondation Réné Touraine Award 1993, Paris, scholarship  

21.10.1994

Theodor-Nasemann-scolarship for virology und infectiology of the skin and mucosae, 1994, Biberach.

Private research initiatives:  

GenomicDevices & Diagnostics, private laboratory for advanced biomedical research, founded 2000  

Independent Institute of Systems Sciences in Aachen, founded 2008