Marc Maegele, MD

Department for Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Cologne-Merheim Medical Center (CMMC); Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM), University Witten/Herdecke (UW/H), Campus Cologne-Merheim, Köln, Germany

Professor Marc Maegele (*1968) has received his Doctoral Degree (M.D.) from the University of Bonn Medical School (Germany) in 1999. He has completed research fellowships in Trauma/Neurotrauma at the Universities of California Los Angeles (UCLA/USA) and Pennsylvania Philadelphia (UPenn/USA) before joining the University of Witten/Herdecke´s (UWH) Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM). Professor Maegele has developed his clinical career at the Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Cologne-Merheim Medical Center (CMMC), UWH School of Medicine as a state board-certified trauma/orthopedic surgeon and a specialist in intensive care/emergency medicine including air/helicopter rescue. He has characterized experimental models to translate complex clinical trauma scenarios into the laboratory and to develop therapeutic strategies after trauma/neurotrauma. His clinical research includes work with the German TraumaRegister  DGU on the epidemiology of trauma-induced coagulopathy (TIC), risk stratification for massive bleeding (TASH-Score) and transfusion practice as well as clinical and experimental research on the pathophysiology of TIC including viscoelastic testing assays. He is currently affiliated with the two EU-FP 7-funded large-scale research projects CENTER-TBI and TACTIC. In 2015 he organised and served as congress president for the Biannual Congress of the European Shock Society (ESS) in Cologne (Germany). Recently, he has been appointed as Head of Experimental Research at the UW/H´s IFOM institute. He has contributed over 300 articles/abstracts to peer-reviewed journals and to national/international conferences.