Principle investigator

Prof. Dr. med. Hortense Slevogt, DTM & H

Prof. Dr. med. Hortense Slevogt, DTM & H


Phone: +49 3641 9-396520

Fax: +49 3641 9-396502


Curriculum vitae
since 2017 Internist and infectiologist in the Department of Internal Medicine I, Department of Pneumology & Allergology / Immunology
since 2015 A/B/S Experts “Antibiotic Stewardship” German Society for Infectiology e.V. (DGI)
2011-2013 Visiting Professor, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
since 2011 W2 Professorship “Immunology of Serious Infections”, University Hospital Jena and Head of “Host Septomics - Research Group for Infection and Microbiom Research”
2009 Habilitation, Internal Medicine, Charité - University Medicine Berlin
2005 Additional title “Infectiology” (DGI and medical council)
2003 Specialist in internal medicine
2001-2003 Head of the infectious specialist speech, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
1998-2005 United States Medical Licening Examination (USMLE) Step 1, 2, 3 und Clinical Skill Assessment Test (US examination)
1998 Diploma “Tropical Medicine & Hygiene”, Bernhard-Nocht-Institut, Hamburg
1996 Promotion Dr. med., Freie Universität Berlin
1993-2011 Research associate at the Medical Clinic with focus on infectology and pneumology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Head: Prof. Dr. N. Suttorp) (Asthma and COPD, tuberculosis, treatment of lung tumours, special infectious and tropical medical consultation hours, interdisciplinary intensive care units, internal emergency department, isolation ward and HIV day clinic)


Awards · offices · scientific activities
since 2017 Member of the Advisory Board of the German Society for Infectious Diseases (DGI)
since 2015 Member of the Executive Board of the “Center for Sepsis Control & Care” (CSCC)
since 2013 Board member of SFB / TR 124 “FungiNet”
since 2012 Member of the editorial board, “PloS ONE”
2010 Rudolf Ackermann Prize for Infectiology of the German Society of Infectiology e.V
2008 Lydia-Rabinowich Research Fellowship of the Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Research Fellowship of the German Society of Pneumology
2007 Curt-Dehner Prize of the Society for Pulmonary and Respiratory Research e.V.
2006 Research fellowship of the “Stiftung Dr. Edith Gruenheit” of the German Medical Association e.V.
2003-2006 Rahel-Hirsch-Scholarship of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Selected publications

Klassert TE, Goyal S, Stock M, Driesch D, Hussain A, Berrocal-Almanza LC, Myakala R, Sumanlatha G, Valluri V, Ahmed N, Schumann RR, Flores C, Slevogt H (2018) AmpliSeq Screening of Genes Encoding the C-Type Lectin Receptors and Their Signaling Components Reveals a Common Variant in MASP1 Associated with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in an Indian Population. Front Immunol. 9:242. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00242

Lehmann R, Müller MM, Klassert TE, Driesch D, Stock M, Heinrich A, Conrad T, Moore C, Schier UK, Guthke R, Slevogt H (2018) Differential regulation of the transcriptomic and secretomic landscape of sensor and effector functions of human airway epithelial cells. Mucosal Immunol. 11(3):627-642, doi: 10.1038/mi.2017.100.

Müller MM, Lehmann R, Klassert TE, Reifenstein S, Conrad T, Moore C, Kuhn A, Behnert A, Guthke R, Driesch D, Slevogt H (2017) Global analysis of glycoproteins identifies markers of endotoxin tolerant monocytes and GPR84 as a modulator of TNFα expression. Sci Rep. 7: 838.

Klaile E, Müller MM, Schäfer MR, Clauder AK, Feer S, Heyl KA, Stock M, Klassert TE, Zipfel PF, Singer BB, Slevogt H (2017) Binding of Candida albicans to Human CEACAM1 and CEACAM6 Modulates the Inflammatory Response of Intestinal Epithelial Cells. MBio 8(2). pii: e02142-16. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02142-16.

Klassert TE, Bräuer J, Hölzer M, Stock M, Riege K, Zubiría-Barrera C, Müller MM, Rummler S, Skerka C, Marz M, Slevogt H (2017) Differential Effects of Vitamins A and D on the Transcriptional Landscape of Human Monocytes during Infection. Sci Rep 7:40599, doi: 10.1038/srep40599.