About Person

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Edgar Dahl
Tel.: +49 241 80-88431
Fax: +49 241 80-82439

Institut für Pathologie

Curriculum vitae   

Prof. Dr. Edgar Dahl (PhD)        
Institute of Pathology
University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen

Core Expertise and Research Focus

  • Characterization of novel class II tumor suppressor genes (C2TSGs) in breast and pancreatic cancer
  • Deciphering the clinical relevance of C2TSGs ITIH5 and SFRP1 in human cancers
  • Research into the therapeutic application of ITIH5 and SFRP1 proteins and small molecule mimetics

Career Summary

2004 - today:
Institute of Pathology, RWTH Aachen University
Function: see above

1997 – 2003:
metaGen Pharmaceuticals Berlin (former Schering AG subsidiary)
Function: Head of Section Gynecological Cancer

1994 – 1997:
GSF Research Center Munich; Institute of Mammalian Genetitcs
Function: Postdoc position with Prof. Rudi Balling

1990 – 1994:
University of Bonn – Institute of Genetics and Molecular Genetics
Function: PhD position with Prof. Klaus Willecke


  • Habilitation in Molecular Pathology, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany, 2006
  • Doctor in Biology (Ph.D.), Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany, 1994


  • Organization and contribution to the lecture series "Applied Molecular Medicine (AMM)"
  • Organization and contribution to the practical training "Applied Molecular Medicine" (AMM-P)
  • Contribution (lectures, exams) to the "Modellstudiengang" of the Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen
  • Member of the MD/PhD commission of the Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen


    > 150 original publications and reviews in cancer research and molecular and cellular biology

    > h-index: 56

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