Florian LordickMD, PhD
Dr. Lordick is a Professor of Oncology and Director of the University Cancer Centre Leipzig, Germany. Dr. Lordick was born in Munich in 1966, and carried out his medical training at the universities of Regensburg, Munich and Lausanne. He obtained his board certifications in internal medicine and in haematology and medical oncology and in 2002 he was nominated consultant physician at the Technical University of Munich.
In July 2007 he was nominated assistant professor and became the head of the outpatient department at the National Centre for Tumour Diseases, University of Heidelberg. In 2009 he became head of haematology and oncology at the Klinikum Braunschweig and was nominated associate professor at the Hannover Medical School. Since 2012 he has been a professor at the University of Leipzig and director of the comprehensive cancer centre in the Leipzig University Hospital.
Dr. Lordick is a member of the board of directors and secretary of the “German Cancer Society” (DKG). He is a member of the ESMO faculty board and secretary of the EORTC GI Tract Cancer Working Group. He has been elected as the incoming president of the International Gastric Cancer Congress (IGCC) to be held in Prague in May 2019.
Dr. Lordick’s scientific focus is the clinical and translational research in gastrointestinal cancer, the optimisation of multimodal care, new drug development, molecular imaging, and response prediction. Dr. Lordick has authored and co-authored more than 200 articles on GI cancer. He is co-editor and member of the editorial board of important international oncology journals including Annals of Oncology, the journal of ESMO, and a reviewer of international and national research and funding societies.