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


Mellinghoff SC, Panse J, Alakel N, Behre G, Buchheidt D, Christopeit M, Hasenkamp J, Kiehl M, Koldehoff M, Krause SW, Lehners N, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Löhnert AY, Maschmeyer G, Teschner D, Ullmann AJ, Penack O, Ruhnke M, Mayer K, Ostermann H, Wolf HH, Cornely OA (2017) Primary propPrimary prophylaxis of invasive fungal infections in patients with haematological malignancies: 2017 update of the recommendations of the Infectious Diseases Working Party (AGIHO) of the German Society for Haematology and Medical Oncology. Ann Hematol [Epub ahead of print]
Rachow T, Schlüter V, Bremer-Streck S, Lindig U, Scholl S, Schlattmann P, Kiehntopf M, Hochhaus A, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2017) Measurement of piperacillin plasma concentrations in cancer patients with suspected infection. Infection 45(5), 629-636.
Walther G, Stasch S, Kaerger K, Hamprecht A, Roth M, Cornely OA, Geerling G, Mackenzie CR, Kurzai O, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2017) Fusarium Keratitis in Germany. J Clin Microbiol 55(10), 2983-2995.
Hahn-Ast C, Felder L, Mayer K, Mückter S, Ruhnke M, Hein R, Hellmich M, Schwab K, Rachow T, Brossart P, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2016) Outcome of empirical or targeted antifungal therapy after antifungal prophylaxis in febrile neutropenia. Ann Hematol 95(6), 1001-1009.
Rachow T, Dornaus S, Sayer HG, Hermann B, Hochhaus A, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2016) Case report: false positive elevated serum-galactomannan levels after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation caused by oral nutritional supplements. Clin Case Rep. 4(5), 505-508.
von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Berger A, Christopeit M, Hentrich M, Heussel CP, Kalkreuth J, Klein M, Kochanek M, Penack O, Hauf E, Rieger C, Silling G, Vehreschild M, Weber T, Wolf HH, Lehners N, Schalk E, Mayer K (2016) Community acquired respiratory virus infections in cancer patients-Guideline on diagnosis and management by the Infectious Diseases Working Party of the German Society for haematology and Medical Oncology. Eur J Cancer 67, 200-212.
Mayer K, Hahn-Ast C, Mückter S, Schmitz A, Krause S, Felder L, Bekeredjian-Ding I, Molitor E, Brossart P, von Lilienfeld-Toal M (2015) Comparison of antibiotic prophylaxis with cotrimoxazole/colistin (COT/COL) versus ciprofloxacin (CIP) in patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Support Care Cancer 23(5), 1321-1329.
Sandherr M, Hentrich M, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Massenkeil G, Neumann S, Penack O, Biehl L, Cornely OA (2015) Antiviral prophylaxis in patients with solid tumours and haematological malignancies--update of the Guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Working Party (AGIHO) of the German Society for Hematology and Medical Oncology (DGHO). Ann Hematol 94(9), 1441-1450.
Schnetzke U, Spies-Weisshart B, Yomade O, Fischer M, Rachow T, Schrenk K, Glaser A, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Hochhaus A, Scholl S (2015) Polymorphisms of Toll-like receptors (TLR2 and TLR4) are associated with the risk of infectious complications in acute myeloid leukemia. Genes Immun 16(1), 83-88.
Schrenk KG, Schnetzke U, Stegemann K, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Hochhaus A, Scholl S (2015) Efficacy of antifungal prophylaxis with oral suspension posaconazole during induction chemotherapy of acute myeloid leukemia. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 141(9), 1661-1668.