Prof. Dr. med. Chris Braumann
Prof. Braumann studied at the Martin Luther University in Halle/Saale and transitioned after the preliminary medical examinations to the University of Berlin. Prof. Braumann conducted studies at the University of Cape Town and graduated in 1998 at the Humboldt University Berlin. Besides his clinical work, Prof. Braumann obtained various sponsorships for his field of interest outside of surgery – molecular biology with specialization in oncologic molecular biology and molecular mechanisms of regulation in adipositas. Known and described anti-angiogenic drugs created the foundation to shed light onto biochemical and structural analogon which have then been tested in in vitro trials. In 2005, Prof. Braumann was awarded with the European Technology Award of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery for the first, detailed description of the mechanisms of action of an anti-coagulant substance.
The clinical emphasis of Prof. Braumann lies in areas of general, visceral minimally invasive, endocrinic and tumor surgery. Prof. Braumann accounts responsible for clinical trials and has been a permanent member of the ethics committee appointed by the senate.
Based on humanitarian and Christian beliefs and convictions, his profound expertise in complex wound treatment and management and his clinical and surgical experience in life-threatening injuries, Prof. Braumann was entrusted to lead the surgery department of the 28th ISAF task force of the German military in Mazar-e-Sharif in 2012. Treatment and therapy of the local population was hereby the priority. On initiative of Prof. Braumann, adequate stationary medical aid for domestic children and their parents was established.
Amongst others, Prof. Braumann is member of the German Society of Surgery, the German Society for Visceral Surgery, the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery.