2009 Outstanding Career Achievement: Ludwig Feinendegen

Feinendegen, Ludwig Emil, M.D. Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Biology.

Education: Cologne University, Germany, M.D. 1947-52. – Postgraduate medical training in Germany and USA, 1952-58 (Ventnor Foundation 1953-55).

Current Position: Professor (emeritus), Nuclear Medicine, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany, 1993- . – Research Collaborator, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA, 1998-.

Research Areas: Molecular nuclear medicine, radiation-biology. – More than 670 publications including book chapters, monograph, textbook.

Professional Employment: Research Associate 1958-1963, Research Collaborator, 1963-1993, Senior Scientist and Research Associate 1993-98, Research Collaborator 1998-Present, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Scientific Officer, Headquarters European Community, Brussels, Belgium, 1963-1964
Research Associate, Institut du Radium, Laboratoire Pasteur, Paris, France, 1964-1967
Full Professor and Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf and Institute of Medicine, Research Center Jülich, Germany, 1967-1993, Professor emeritus, 1993-Present
Assignee and Program Manager, US Department of Energy, Washington, DC, USA, 1994-98 Fogarty Scholar National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA, 1998-1999
Consultant, NIH, Department of Nuclear Medicine, 2000-08.

Professional Affiliations (selection): Northrhine-Westfalian Academy of Sciences, Düsseldorf, Germany; 1971-Present
Advisory Council to the Federal Minster of Health, Bonn, Germany, 1972-1993 International Commission on Radiological Protection, Committee 2, Chilton, England, 1973- 85
Civil Defense Commission of the Federal Minster of the Interior, Bonn-Berlin, Germany, 1974-99; member emeritus, 1999 –Present
President, European Society for Radiation Biology, 1977-1978
Council for Science and Literature, Goethe Institute, Munich, Germany, 1978-1987
Council for the Meetings of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany 1979-2005 International
Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Bethesda, MD, USA, 1982-2006
Scientific Council for Military Medicine, Federal Minister of Defense, Bonn-Berlin, Germany, 1983-2007