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Tübingen neuro-oncologist ist one of the best specialists in 2017

Professor Dr. Dr. Ghazaleh Tabatabai receives the title "top doctor" by the German news magazine Focus. The neuro-oncologists is the co-organizer of an international meeting on brain tumors that will be held during the first weekend in September

Professor Dr. Dr. Ghazaleh Tabatabai is one of the top neuro-oncologists in Germany. This is the result of a current survey among medical specialists and registered doctors that has been appointed by the German news magazine Focus. The journal has now published a list of the best physicians 2017 in a special edition on cancer.

“Of course, it is a privilege to to receive this award on behalf of my whole team,“ says Tabatabai. “It reveals that patients and doctors in Germany acknowledge our clinical work.” In her research group at the HIH, the physician investigates basic science questions. “We seek for possibilities to develop new forms of a targeted and individualized therapies for our patients.” Depending on the individual patient and his underlying cause of the disease, the answer may be very different. “One of our aims is to identify synergistic therapy combinationswhere the efficacy of the single therapies is enhanced.”

From basic science to clinical strategies is also the read thread of the International Meningeom Meeting, which will be held in Tübingen from September 2 to 3. The meeting will be organized by Tabatabai and Professor Dr. Marco Tatagiba (Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery), who has also been honored as a top doctor from the news magazine Focus. This Tübingen duo has succeeded in bringing a very important conference on tumors of the brain membranes into the university town. “This is a big network and I am looking forward to exciting discussions with colleagues from Canada, the US, Brasil, England, France, Italy and other important German centers,” Tabatabai says.

 

Contact 

Prof. Dr. Dr. Ghazaleh Tabatabai
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Otfried-Müller-Str. 27
72076 Tübingen

Phone: +49 (0)7071 29 – 85018
Email: ghazaleh.tabatabai[at]uni-tuebingen.de


Dr. Mareike Kardinal
Director of Communications
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Otfried-Müller-Str. 27
72076 Tübingen

Phone: +49 (0)7071 – 29 88800
Email: mareike.kardinal[at]medizin.uni-tuebingen.de 

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Dr. Mareike Kardinal mareike.kardinalmedizin.uni-tuebingen.de Address

Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Director of Communications

Otfried-Müller-Str. 27
72076 Tübingen

Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-88800
Fax: +49 (0)7071 29-25154