Eicke Latz studied Medicine in Göttingen and Berlin and worked as an intensive care physician at the Charité Hospital in Berlin. Starting 2000 he received post-doctoral training at Boston University and UMass Medical School in the Golenbock laboratory. He joined Faculty in 2006 and is currently adjunct Professor at UMass Medical School. In 2010 he founded the Institute of Innate Immunity at the University of Bonn in Germany. He is furthermore holds an Adjunct Professorship at the Centre for Molecular Inflammation Research at the Norwegian Technical University in Trondheim and he heads the Unit Innate Immunity in Neurodegeneration at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Bonn. His research focuses on identifying the most proximal mechanisms of innate immune activation in chronic inflammatory diseases. Dr. Latz is listed in the World’s Most Influential Minds by Thompson Reuters and is a highly cited scientist in immunology in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
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