Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Hartmut P.H. Neumann is a General Internist and has the subspecialisations in Nephrology/Hypertension and in Endocrinology. In addition he is a Counsellor in Human Genetics. Before becoming an Internist he had a full training in Pathology and General Medicine.
His specialities include Preventive Medicine in all fields, in particular for Cancerand Hereditary Disorders.
Professor Neumann´s domain is Clinical Research. He has published more than 300 papers, several of them in top journals like The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet and JAMA. He contributed a chapter to the worldwide most frequently distributed textbook, Harrison´s Principles of Internal Medicine.
Professor Neumann was an active member of the Freiburg University Medical Centre until 2013. He was head of Prevention Medicine which included a molecular genetic laboratory for mutation screening of numerous genes involved in predisposition for tumors and other hereditary diseases.
Professor Neumann speaks fluently English, but also some Italian and French. For many other languages there is within little time a translator available.
Professor Neumann has received numerous public and academic honours. Among these are the Cross-of-Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and twice a Doctor honoris causa, one of the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, and one of the Université de Lorraine in Nancy, France.
Clinical and scientific main fields:
- Hereditary Hypertension
- Hereditary Diseases of the kidneys
- Hereditary Tumor diseases
Genes and Moleculargenetics:
- Von Hippel-Lindau disease
- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2
- Paraganglioma syndromes
- Fabry disease
- Polycystic kidney disease
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome
- Renal clear cell carcinoma
- Renal papillary carcinoma
- Neuroendocrine tumors
- Hemangioblastoma of the central nervous system
- Angioma of the retina
- Multiple pancreatic cysts
- Pancreatic serous cystadenoma
- Renal angiomyolipoma