Dr. med. Matthäus Felsenstein is a resident and clinician scientist at the Department of Surgery. His research focuses on in vitro characterization of pancreatic carcinogenesis using modern genome editing- as well as three-dimensional tissue culture techniques. He is a member of the European Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (EHPBA) and American Pancreatic Association (APA).
Dr. Felsenstein obtained his medical degree in 2015 in Berlin (Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin). In 2016, he defended his doctoral thesis investigating the tumor immune environment of a rodent glioma model (Department of Neurosurgery, Professor Vajkoczy). During 2016-2018 he completed a DFG-funded postdoctoral research fellowship at the Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore/USA) in Professor LD Woods’ laboratories. He was awarded the 2018 Sol Goldman Fellowship Award for his research achievements.