14 March 2017

Tilman Hackeng Scientific Director CARIM

As from April 1, 2017, Professor Tilman Hackeng successes Professor Thomas Unger as Scientific Director of CARIM for a term of six years. 

Tilman Hackeng studied chemistry (major biochemistry) at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. He obtained his Ph.D. with Prof. Bouma at the same University in 1993. Shortly after, he left for The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA, where he worked in the laboratories of Profs. Griffin (Mol & Exp Medicine) and Kent (Chemistry). In 1998 he returned to the Netherlands as a Research Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) at the Department of Biochemistry with Prof. Rosing at the Cardiovascular Research Institute of the University Maastricht (CARIM). Currently, he is head of the Department of Biochemistry and board member of CARIM. He is past president of the Netherlands Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (NVTH) and elected member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW). He has published 141 papers with an h-index of 41 (WoS).