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Prof. Dr. Evelyn Gaffal

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Medizinische Fakultät


Leipziger Str. 44



Tel.:+49 391 6715249




apl. Professor University of Magdeburg, Dept. of Dermatology

2017- today

Senior physician at the University of Magdeburg, Dept. of Dermatology (Director: Prof. Dr. T. Tüting), Head of the immunodermatology and translational research unit


Habilitation "Dermatologie und Allergologie" entitled "Role of the endogenous cannabinoid system for the regulation of allergic inflammation in the skin", University of Bonn

2014 - 2016

Clinical instructor at the Dept. of Dermatology, University of Bonn

2008 - 2014

Research Associate in the Department of Dermatology funded by TP7 in FOR926. Establishment of a junior research group with intramural funding from BONFOR

2005 - 2007

Scientific training with intramural funding from BONFOR in the Lab. of Exp. Dermatology (Prof. Tüting) and the Institute of Mol. Psychiatry (Prof. Zimmer)


Board certification in Dermatology



2003 - 2007

Residency in the Department of Dermatology, University of Bonn (Director: Prof. Dr. Dr. T. Bieber)

2001 - 2003

Basic scientific training in the Department of Internal Medicine at the TU Munich for the MD thesis entitled: Influence of cannabinoids and opioids on the activity of smooth muscle cells in the gastric fundus and ileum of rats.

1995 - 2002

Medical school, University of Regensburg and Technical University of Munich

Membership in scientific societies

ADF (German Society of Experimental Dermatology)
ADO (German Society of Dermatooncology)
DDG (German Society of Dermatology)
ESPD (European Society of Pediatric Dermatology)
ESDR (European Society for Dermatological Research)

Positions in scientific societies

2017-2022 Board member German Society of Experimental Dermatology (2018-2021 President)
2022 Board member AG Pediatric Dermatology

Editorial Boards

Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft (JDDG) / Section Editor
Der Hautarzt / CME articles
Journal of Investigative Dermatology (JID) Innovations


Research Interests
Molecular mechanisms in the pathogenesis and therapy of melanoma
Regulation of inflammatory immune responses in the skin

Projekte • Kooperationen


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  • FOR 2372, G-Protein-Signalkaskaden: mit neuen molekularen Sonden und Wirkstoffen zu neuen pharmakologischen Konzepten ( Sprecherin: Prof. Evi Kostenis, Universität Bonn)