Short CV/Education and training

  • 1986 – 1993
    Studied medicine at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany; studied abroad at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York (USA), and at the Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem (Israel)

  • 1993 – 1996
    Doctoral studies (Dr. med.), Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

  • 1993 – 2011
    Research associate at the Medical Department, Division of Infectiology and Pneumonology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

  • 1998 – 1999
    Interdisciplinary Departments of Emergency Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

  • 1998 – 2005
    United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1, 2, 3 and Clinical Skill Assessment Test (American state examinations)

  • 1999 – 2003
    Special consultation in infectiology and pulmonology and tropical medicine emergency room

  • 2005
    Visiting researcher at the Bellevue Asthma Centre and Bellevue Hospital World Trade Centre, Health Care Centre, New York (USA)

  • 2009
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in internal medicine at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

  • 2011
    since March: Professor (W2) at Jena University Hospital and head of the research group "Host Septomics" at the Centre for Innovation Competence (ZIK) Septomics, Jena, Germany

  • 2011 – 2013
    Visiting researcher at the Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Selected publications

  • Klassert TE, Hanisch A, Bräuer J, Klaile E, Heyl KA, Mansour MM, Tam JM, Vyas JM, Slevogt H (2014) Modulatory role of vitamin A on the Candida albicans-induced immune response in human monocytes. Med. Microbiol. Immunol. 2014(8), ePub

  • Heyl KA, Klassert TE, Heinrich A, Müller MM, Klaile E, Dienemann H, Grünewald C, Bals R, Singer BB, Slevogt H (2014) Dectin-1 Is Expressed in Human Lung and Mediates the Proinflammatory Immune Response to Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae. MBio. 5, e01492-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01492-14.

  • Singer BB, Opp L, Heinrich A, Schreiber F, Binding-Liermann R, Berrocal-Almanza LC, Heyl KA, Müller MM, Weimann A, Zweigner J, Slevogt H (2014) Soluble CEACAM8 interacts with CEACAM1 inhibiting TLR2-triggered immune responses. PLoS One. 9, e94106. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094106.

  • Klaile E, Klassert TE, Scheffrahn I, Müller MM, Heinrich A, Heyl KA, Dienemann H, Grünewald C, Bals R, Singer BB, Slevogt H (2013) Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)-related cell adhesion molecules are co-expressed in the human lung and their expression can be modulated in bronchial epithelial cells by non-typable Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, TLR3, and type I and II interferons. Respir Res. 14, 85. doi: 10.1186/1465-9921-14-85.

  • Slevogt H, Zabel S, Opitz B, Hocke A, Eitel J, N´Guessan P, Lucka L, Riesbeck K, Zimmermann W, Zweigner J, Temmesfeld-Wollbrueck B, Suttorp N, Singer B (2008) CEACAM1 inhibits Toll-like receptor 2-triggered anti-bacterial responses of human pulmonary epithelial cells. Nat. Immunol. 9: 1270-78.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the German Sepsis Society (GSS)

  • Member of the German Society for Immunology (DGfI)

  • Member of the German Society for Infectiology

  • Member of the editorial board of Plos One

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the German Society for Infectious Diseases (DGI)

Additional qualifications

  • Certificate of specialist training in emergency services, Bad Saarow, Germany, 1996

  • Diplom degree in "Tropical Medicine & Hygiene", Bernhard Nocht Institute, Hamburg, Germany, 1997

  • Specialist in internal medicine, 2003

  • Additional specialisation in infectiology, 2005

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

Parental leave:

  • 02/2000 – 03/2001

  • 02/2006 – 05/2008


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