Head of Hub - Prof. Dr. Frank Ückert

Prof. Frank Ückert is an expert in medical informatics, focusing on the interface of clinical and genomic information in oncology and rare diseases. He holds a degree in medicine and mathematics from the University of Münster, and he is head of the department "Medical Informatics for Translational Oncology" at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). His work on networking among physicians and scientists in this field focuses on directly usable open-source software for application in oncology and rare diseases. He has been a member of many committees, including the Board of Directors of TMF e.V. and has been awarded prestigious prizes such as the Peter L. Reichertz Memorial Prize of the EFMI in 2002. The current focus of his research is on data warehousing in the medical field. Here he is a pioneer in developing innovative data analysis and decision support tools for clinicians and researchers and pursues an automated approach to cancer research. 

Prof. Dr. Frank Ückert
HMC Hub Health
DKFZ Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

E-Mail: hmc-health@dkfz-heidelberg.de