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


Key Expertise Research

  • Characterization of class II tumor suppressor genes in breast and bladder cancer
  • Relevance of WNT antagonists in human cancers
  • Liquid Biopsy research for early cancer detection


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



    > 100 papers in cancer research and molecular and cellular biology