HONORS AND AWARDS
1996 Allergy Award (Role of neuropeptides and their receptors in cutaneous inflammation)
1997 Travel Scholarship of Augstrup-Sorensen-Foundation, Dept. of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA (Prof. E. J. Goetzl)
1997 NIH-Scholarship (University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA (Depts. of Physiology & Surgery, Prof. Dr. N. Bunnett)
2000 Research Award Roche-Posay, Geneva, Switzerland (ESDR)
2001 Oskar-Gans main scientific award, German Society of Dermatology, Berlin, Germany, May 5, 2001 (Work on protease-activated receptors)
2001 Best thesis work of medical faculty (Ph.D., human biology) of the medical department University of Marburg, Germany (Summa cum laude)
2002 Poster Award ADF-Meeting, Berlin, February 28, 2002 (Senior-Author), PAR receptors and skin endothelial cell signaling
2002 Training certificate Problem-oriented Learning, LMU University, Munich, Germany
2003 Research Award of the Rosacea-Foundation, USA
2004 Paul Langerhans-Research-Award of Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dermatologische Forschung (ADF) in Dresden, Germany, 2004 (Skin Neurobiology Research)
2004 Victor von Bruhns Research Award of the Society for Wound Healing, Weimar, Germany,
2004 Poster Award: Meeting of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Molecular biology and Biochemistry (GfMB). (PAR receptors and skin oncology, senior author)
2004- Research Awards from National Rosacea Society (NRS), USA
2005 Call Professor of Dermatology, Allergy, Phlebology; University of Muenster, Dept. of Dermatology (Prof. T. Luger, accepted)
2006 Honor award: "Berlin Society of Dermatology" Berlin, Germany
2008 Call, W2-Professor of Dermatology and Allergy; LMU University Munich, Dept. of Dermatology (declined)
2009 Call Full Professor of Dermatology and Surgery; University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) San Francisco, USA (accepted)
2009 Research Award from National Rosacea Society (NRS), USA. Dr. Feramisco (Co-PI)
2010 Main Poster award, Pain Day, UCSF, Senior author (Neuronal cytokine receptors)
2011 Howard Hughes Neuroscience Award to Dr. Ferda Cevikbas (mentor)
2011 NIH R01 Research Award, NIAMS (5 years), P.I.
2011 Research Award, National Rosacea Society, NRS, USA. Dr. F. Cevikbas (Co-PI)
2012 NIH/ACTS/NIAMS study section: Itch
2013 Poster award: International Investigative Dermatology Meeting. Edinburgh, Scotland. May 2013. (Senior author).
2013 AAD, Miami: Appreciation award of National Rosacea Society to improve lifes of patients with rosacea
2013 Call, Co-Chair of Dermatology, UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA (declined)
2013 Call, Clinical Director, Dermatology, Wash University, MO, USA (declined)
2014 Medical Board Certificate, California, USA
2014 Call, Chair and Director, Dept of Dermatology and Allergy, University of Giessen (Germany), declined.
2014 Call, Professorial Chair of Dermatology, and Director Charles Institute of Dermatology, University College Dublin, Ireland, (accepted)
2014 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, UC Davis, CA, USA (2014-2017).
2014 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Dermatology, UC San Diego, CA, USA (2014-2017).
2015 SFI-Pfizer Innovation Research Award by Science Federation Ireland
2015 SFI Senior Investigator Award (ranked Nr. 1 of all applicationsin Ireland 2015)
2015 SFI Conference Funding award: Future in Dermatology, Dublin Oct 1-3, 2015
2015 Board Certificate for Specialist registrar Dermatology, Irish Medical Counsil, FRCPI
2016 SFI-Pfizer Innovation Research Award from Minister of Health (D. English), Ireland
2016 Honorary Plenary Lecture, Rene Touraine Lecture: European Academy of Dermatology/Venerology (EADV) Vienna, Austria, Oct. 2, 2016
2016 Board of directors (BOD), European Society dermatology research (ESDR), start Sept. 10, 2016
2016 Call, Chair and Director, Dept of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergy, University of Qatar and Weill Cornell University-Qatar (Qatar), accepted.
2016 Honorary member: Hungarian Society of Dermatology, Budapest Nov. 2016
2016 Steve Maiden Honorary Plenary Lecture, Canadian Society of Dermatology, Montreal, Canada, Nov 2016
2017 Medical Board Certificate, QCHP, Qatar
2017 Professor of Dermatology (20%), UCD Charles Institute for Translational Dermatology (Ireland) (2017-2021).