Christian Jackisch, MD, PhD, was appointed in 2005 as Head of the Department of the Gynecology and Obstetrics at Academic Hospital “Sana Klinikum Offenbach” in Offenbach, Germany. At present, he is also serving as chair of the Breast Cancer Center and Gynecologic Cancer Center at Sana Klinikum Offenbach. He is a senior lecturer at the Phillips University of Marburg, Germany.
Prior to this, he served as faculty member and deputy director of the Department of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology and Endocrinology at the University Hospital in Marburg, Germany. After obtaining his MD and PhD degree in 1989 from the Medical School at University of Muenster in Germany, he specialized in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Muenster (Germany). From 1994-1995 he served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Oncology Center of the John´s Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, under the supervision of Nancy Davidson MD, PhD.
Professor Jackisch is a long-standing member of several national and international steering committees for breast and ovarian cancer trials, including the AGO OVAR Study Group, the HERA trial, and the ALTTO trial. In addition, he is a member of the German Task Force developing national guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer (AGO Guidelines for Breast Cancer: www.ago-online.org). He serves as president of the Cancer Society in Hesse, and has been appointed in this position to serve as a member of the board of directors in the German Cancer Society from 2012-2016 and 2020-2022
His main focus is clinical research in gynecology and gynecologic oncology, as well as breast cancer. In this context he is mainly focused on the endocrine regulation of breast cancer and the therapeutic impact of new treatment options. In recent years he focused on breast cancer prevention and screening programs. He has widely published in his field of expertise with more than 200 peer reviewed papers and is reviewer of various national and international journals.