Professor Charles Anthony Dinarello

Professor Charles Dinarello er udnævnt til æresdoktor på Aarhus Universitet. Charles Dinarello er professor i medicin og immunologi ved Colorado School of Medicin og professor i eksperimentel medicin ved Radboud Universitet i Holland.

Gennem årene har han set sin forskning munde ud i medicinsk behandling og har derved hjulpet tusindvis af patienter, siden han gjorde en stor opdagelse i 1984. Her påviste han eksistensen af proteinet IL-1, der spiller en rolle for mange immundefekte sygdomme. Hans forskning har hjulpet patienter, der lider af inflammatoriske sygdomme, for eksempel leddegigt.

Fra 1983 til 2002 var den nu 72-årige Charles Dinarello nummer fire på listen over verdens mest citerede videnskabsmænd. Han er blevet citeret intet mindre end 83.670 gange for sine mere end 1000 videnskabelige artikler og 250 bogkapitler om cytokiner. Hans imponerende virke har fået flere til at spå ham som en værdig nobelprismodtager.

Charles Dinarello er gentagne gange blevet tildelt æresbevisninger og har vundet priser for sin forskning. Disse udmærkelser har han modtaget fra medicinske selskaber og universiteter over hele kloden. Han har titlen af æresdoktor på University of Marseille, Weizmann Institute of Science i Israel, University of Frankfurt, Roosevelt University og Albany Medical College i USA, Radboud University i Holland, Trinity College i Irland, og nu også på Aarhus Universitet, hvor han siden 2010 har samarbejdet med Aarhus Universitetshospitals Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE (udpluk)

Education      

1969               M.D. Yale University School of Medicine, USA

1965               A.B. (magna cum laude), Boston University, USA

                       

Positions

2015   Distinguished University Professor, University of Colorado, USA

2010-present  Professor of Experimental Medicine, Radboud University, The Netherlands

1996-present  Professor of Medicine and Immunology, University of Colorado, USA

1987-1996      Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA

1982-1984      Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

1982-1986      Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA

1977-1982      Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA

1975-1977      Senior Investigator, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases,

                      National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA

1974-1975      Chief Resident, Children's Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

1971-1974      Clinical Associate, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, National Institute of

                      Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA

1970-1971      Assistant Resident, Children's Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

1969-1970      Intern, Children's Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

 

Publications

Number of documents: 1025, of these 739 original papers.

H-index: 147

 

Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, University of Marseille, France, 1997

Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2005

Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 2006

Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Roosevelt University, Chicago, USA, 2011

Doctor of Medicine, honoris causa, Albany Medical College, Albany, USA, 2011

Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2011

Doctor of Medicine, honoris causa, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 2011

Doctor of Medicine, honoris causa, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2014

 

Editorial Boards (past and present)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Lymphokine and Cytokine Research

Journal of Immunology

Biotherapy (North American Editor)

Journal of Immunological Methods

Journal of Infectious Diseases

Cytokine

International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology

European Cytokine Network

Critical Care Medicine

Infection and Immunity

Journal of Endotoxin Research

Frontiers in Immunology, Chief Editor, Section on Inflammation

Molecular Medicine

 

Field: Immunology – inflammatory cytokines, specifically Interleukin 1.