Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Tumour and infection immunology
  • Epidemiology of infections of  von Infektionen immunosuppressed patients
  • Clinical diagnostic and therapeutical studies
Professional Career
2014 Deputy head of the Nationales Referenzzentrum für invasive Pilzinfektionen
2013 W2-professorship in infection research in haematology and oncology, medical faculty, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
2010 Habilitation in internal medicine, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn
2008-2013 Senior physician in the dept. haematology / oncology (med. clinic III), University Hospital, Bonn
2007-2008 EBMT Fellowship Bone Marrow Transplantation Programme, Leeds, UK
2007 Acceptance of the priority area haematology / oncology
2006 Specialist in internal diseases
2003-2004 Gerok fellowship within the BonFor funding programme, medical faculty Bonn
1999-2007 Doctor in practical training (AiP) /assistant physician in internal medicine, University Hospital Bonn
1999 PhD in clinical pharmacology, „magna cum laude“, medical faculty, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn
1998 Staatsexamen (state examination) human medicine
Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities
Since 2013 Member of the ethics commission, medical faculty of the FSU Jena
Since 2013 Board member of the working group dealing with infections in haematology and oncology (AGIHO) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hämatologie und internistische Onkologie (DGHO)
Since 2008 Member of the AGIHO
2008-2010 Assistant lecturer at the medical clinic III of the University Hospital Bonn
2002-2006 Member of the statutes commission of the medical faculty of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn
2009 Best abstract DGHO
2008 Poster award
Since 2004 Assessor of several magazines


Ascone L, Rohenkohl AC, Hurlemann R, Meisenzahl E, Riedel-Heller SG, Becker T, Bajbouj M, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Gallinat J, Lambert M (2023) [Assessment of direct (COVID-19-Related) and collateral, psychosocial pandemic consequences for vulnerable groups by the example of serious mental illness]. Psychiatr Prax 50(7), 381-388.
Cesaro S, Mikulska M, Hirsch HH, Styczynski J, Meylan S, Cordonnier C, Navarro D, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Mehra V, Marchesi F, Besson C, Masculano RC, Beutel G, Einsele H, Maertens J, de la Camara R, Ljungman P, Pagano L (2023) Update of recommendations for the management of COVID-19 in patients with haematological malignancies, haematopoietic cell transplantation and CAR T therapy, from the 2022 European Conference on Infections in Leukaemia (ECIL 9). Leukemia 37(9), 1933-1938.
Giesen N, Busch E, Schalk E, Beutel G, Rüthrich MM, Hentrich M, Hertenstein B, Hirsch HH, Karthaus M, Khodamoradi Y, Koehler P, Krüger W, Koldehoff M, Krause R, Mellinghoff SC, Penack O, Sandherr M, Seggewiss-Bernhardt R, Spiekermann K, Sprute R, Stemler J, Weissinger F, Wörmann B, Wolf HH, Cornely OA, Rieger CT, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2023) AGIHO guideline on evidence-based management of COVID-19 in cancer patients: 2022 update on vaccination, pharmacological prophylaxis and therapy in light of the omicron variants. Eur J Cancer 181, 102-118. (Review)
Goldmann M*, Schmidt F*, Cseresnyés Z, Orasch T, Jahreis S, Hartung S, Figge MT, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Heinekamp T, Brakhage AA# (2023) The lipid raft-associated protein stomatin is required for accumulation of dectin-1 in the phagosomal membrane and for full activity of macrophages against Aspergillus fumigatus. mSphere 8(1), e00523-22.
Steinbeis F, Thibeault C, Steinbrecher S, Ahlgrimm Y, Haack IA, August D, Balzuweit B, Bellinghausen C, Berger S, Chaplinskaya-Sobol I, Cornely O, Doeblin P, Endres M, Fink C, Finke C, Frank S, Hanß S, Hartung T, Hellmuth JC, Herold S, Heuschmann P, Heyckendorf J, Heyder R, Hippenstiel S, Hoffmann W, Kelle SU, Knape P, Koehler P, Kretzler L, Leistner DM, Lienau J, Lorbeer R, Lorenz-Depiereux B, Lüttke CD, Mai K, Merle U, Meyer-Arndt LA, Miljukov O, Muenchhoff M, Müller-Plathe M, Neuhann J, Neuhauser H, Nieters A, Otte C, Pape D, Pinto RM, Pley C, Pudszuhn A, Reuken P, Rieg S, Ritter P, Rohde G, Rönnefarth M, Ruzicka M, Schaller J, Schmidt A, Schmidt S, Schwachmeyer V, Schwanitz G, Seeger W, Stahl D, Stobäus N, Stubbe HC, Suttorp N, Temmesfeld B, Thun S, Triller P, Trinkmann F, Vadasz I, Valentin H, Vehreschild M, von Kalle C, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Weber J, Welte T, Wildberg C, Wizimirski R, Zvork S, Sander LE, Vehreschild J, Zoller T, Kurth F, Witzenrath M (2023) Analysis of acute COVID-19 including chronic morbidity: protocol for the deep phenotyping National Pandemic Cohort Network in Germany (NAPKON-HAP). Infection 52(1), 93-104.
Fendler A, de Vries EGE, GeurtsvanKessel CH, Haanen JB, Wörmann B, Turajlic S, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2022) COVID-19 vaccines in patients with cancer: immunogenicity, efficacy and safety. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 19(6), 385-401. (Review)
Hoang TNM*, Cseresnyés Z*, Hartung S*, Blickensdorf M, Saffer C, Rennert K, Mosig AS, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Figge MT (2022) Invasive aspergillosis-on-chip: A quantitative treatment study of human Aspergillus fumigatus infection. Biomaterials 283, 121420.
Montaño DE, Hartung S, Wich M, Ali R, Jungnickel B, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Voigt K (2022) The TLR-NF-kB axis contributes to the monocytic inflammatory response against a virulent strain of Lichtheimia corymbifera, a causative agent of invasive mucormycosis. Front Immunol 13, 882921.
Böttcher S, Hartung S, Meyer F, Rummler S, Voigt K, Walther G, Hochhaus A, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Jahreis S (2021) Human mucosal-associated invariant T cells respond to Mucorales species in a MR1-dependent manner. Med Mycol 59(5), 505-509.
Giesen N, Sprute R, Rüthrich M, Khodamoradi Y, Mellinghoff SC, Beutel G, Lueck C, Koldehoff M, Hentrich M, Sandherr M, von Bergwelt-Baildon M, Wolf HH, Hirsch HH, Wörmann B, Cornely OA, Köhler P, Schalk E, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2021) Evidence-based management of COVID-19 in cancer patients: Guideline by the infectious diseases working party (AGIHO) of the German Society for Haematology and Medical Oncology (DGHO). Eur J Cancer 140, 86-104.