Prof. Dr. med Horst-Guenter Maxeiner

Professor for Microbiology, Virology and Infection Control

Prof. Dr. med. Horst-Guenter Maxeiner Consultant for microbiology, virology and infection control Since 8/ 2020 Head of the department of microbiology and Infectiology, New-Vision University, Tbilisi, Georgia. Part time. Since 5/ 2020 Head of the department of microbiology, MVZ Brandenburg, Klinikum Brandenburg/Havel, Germany. Part time. 7/2019-4/2020 Consultant at the Laboratory for Rare and imported pathogens (RIPL) at Porton Down, UK. 3/2018 – 7/2019 Consultant at the central laboratory of the St.Gertrauden Hospital, Berlin (teaching Hospital of the Charite, Berlin) 8/2014 – 4/2018 Head of the medical and research laboratory of a specialized private clinic for tick borne diseases in Augsburg/Germany (BCA). Since 8/2014 ongoing part time Consultant for microbiology, virology and infection control at a general private medical laboratory. 2/2012- 7/2014 Consultant at Public Health England (PHE) formerly Health Protection Agency (HAP). Duties: UK wide outbreak management, London-wide infection control, guideline set up, preparation for the Olympics (lead laboratory), advice service for hospitals. 8/2010 - 2/2012 Consultant in Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control at Barts and the London NHS Trust, London UK. 1/2010 – 5/2010 Locum consultant in Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control at North Staffordshire University Hospital NHS, UK. April 2006 – 2010 Fellow at the Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II (Prof. K.Bechter, head: Prof T.Becker ) in cooperation with Dept. of Neurology at RKU (Prof. H.Tumani, head: Prof. A.C.Ludolph), Ulm University, Germany. 2004-2011 Free Consultant for the MEDLAB-Analytic-Group, Wuerzburg, Germany and Dubai, UAE. Supporting a set up of a medical laboratory with the departments for biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, hygiene, serology and virology, design of the complete Quality Management system with granted accreditation in Oct. 10/2008-12/2008 Visiting scientist at the Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Australia (Head: Prof. P.Doherty, Nobel Laureate ) for acquiring molecular biological techniques. 8/2008 - 9/2008 Locum consultant in Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control at North Tees and Hartlepool University NHS Hospital, UK. 12/2004 - 3/2006 Consultant in Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control at the University Hospital N.Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent and G. Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, UK. 2004 GMC registration at the specialist register for clinical microbiologists, United Kingdom 7/2004 - 12/2004 Locum positions in laboratory medicine, clinical chemistry, endocrinology, serology microbiology, virology, infection control in the private laboratory sector in Germany and UAE. 1/2004 - 6/2004 Post-doc, microbiology research, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Receiving training in proteonomics and genomics for biofilm research 2001 – 2003 Senior staff scientist at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Medicine and Public Health, Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and visiting scientist at the collaborating laboratory at Los Alamos National Laboratories, Bioscience Division (Head: Dr. Altherr, Ph.D). 2000 Registration as a specialist at the German board for clinical microbiology, virology, and infection control. 1998 – 2000 Specialist registrar in clinical microbiology and laboratory medicine (at the City Laboratories, Dres.Fenner und Partner, Hamburg, Germany), and visiting scientist at Prof. Boucher s lab at the collaborating institute at Microbiologisch Diagnostisch Centrum Virologie, Academisch Ziekenhuis Utrecht, The Netherlands. 1996 – 1998 Training in microbiology and mycology (Prof. Weitzman) at The Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York , Medical Center of Columbia University 1993-1996 Specialist registrar clinical virology (Institute of clinical microbiology and immunology of infections, Free University of Berlin). HIV research, set up co-operations with industry and universities, epidemiological work on virus. 1991 – 1992 Specialist registrar in internal medicine and infectious diseases (University hospital Rudolf Virchow, Berlin West (Head: Responsible as a physician in an outpatient infectious disease clinic and on wards. 1990 – 1991 Specialist registrar clinical virology (Institute of clinical and experimental virology, Free University Berlin). Responsible for performing virologic diagnostic testing, serology, quality control. 1989 – 1990 Specialist registrar clinical microbiology and epidemiology of infections (Institute for clinical microbiology at the Free University Berlin, Benjamin Franklin University hospital. Head: Prof. Dr. med. Hahn). 1987 – 1989 Scientific collaborator epidemiology (Institute of clinical and experimental virology, Free University Berlin, Berlin West. Director: Prof. Dr. med. Habermehl). 1988 Promotion (Dr. med. degree) TU München by analysis of urine and blood of 175 patients with nephrolithiasis 1985 – 1987 SHO Urology (Urban Hospital in the city of Hamm, Germany. Head: Dr. med. Veelken). Responsible for one pediatric and one adult ward and an outpatient clinic in urology, performing small and large surgery. 1984 Approbation (Full German Licence for physicians) 1980 – 1984 Medical student at the TU Muenchen 1977 – 1980 Medical student at the University of Regensburg 1975 – 1977 Student of Biological Sciences at the J.W.v Goethe University , Frankfurt