Prof. Evelyn Ullrich, MD
Professor of Cellular Immunology Research Group, University Hospital Frankfurt am Main
Prof. Evelyn Ullrich, MD, is Professor of Cellular Immunology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She is Head of the research unit “Experimental Immunology” and of the “Cancer Survivorship Unit” at the UCT, University Hospital of the J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She obtained her medical degree from the Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg and was further trained at the Universities Regensburg, Erlangen and Paris. She is a board-certified specialist in internal medicine and immunology. As Junior Professor she headed a Max Eder research group sponsored by the German Cancer Aid. Since 2012, she is leading the Experimental Immunology Unit at the Children’s Hospital in Frankfurt, supported by the LOEWE Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Frankfurt. She has been involved in the characterization of natural killer and innate lymphoid cell subsets. The current research of her group addresses the understanding of immune regulation following SCT and the development of cellular immunotherapeutic with focus on genetic engineering of immune cells towards translational clinical application. Currently, Evelyn Ullrich is speaker of an NK cell consortium in the Priority Program ‘Translational Oncology’ supported by the German Cancer Aid. Since 2020, she is co-speaker of the Mildred Scheel Career Center (MSNZ) in Frankfurt, which is an excellence program for promoting young scientists in cancer research.