Else Kröner Clinician Scientist Professorship for I. Ekin Demir

The Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation has selected Principal investigator PD Dr. Ihsan Ekin Demir, Ph.D (Project P07) for one of the Else Kröner Clinician Scientist Professorships 2019.

Three outstanding scientists are funded each year with 1 million euros for a maximum of 10 years in order to improve applied and patient-oriented medical research.

Within the Clinician Scientist Professorship, Ihsan Ekin Demir will investigate the nerve-tumour interactions and pain pathogenesis in pancreatic diseases in a translational way. In addition, he wants to develop molecular-based solutions for problems related to pancreatic surgery, which have remained unsolved for decades, such as pancreatic fistulas and gastric emptying disorders.