Dr. Wilko Weichert



21 years of experience





Procedures performed:

Histopathology, Cytopathology, Immunohistochemistry, Molecular Pathology

Work Experience

Full Professor for Anatomical and Surgical Pathology, Chairman

Institute of Pathology, Technical University Munich

Munich, Germany.

from 2015

Full Professor for Pathology, Deputy Director

Institute of Pathology, Ruprecht-Karls University

Heidelberg, Germany.

2010 - 2015

Head of Molecular Pathology

National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), German Cancer Research Center

Heidelberg, Germany.

2012 - 2015

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Institute of Pathology, Charité

Berlin, Germany.

2007 - 2010


Dr. Wilko Weichert studied medicine in Marburg, Würzburg and Berlin. He was appointed as Assistant Professor at the Charité University Medicine, Germany after completing his Residency there. In 2010 he was appointed as a Full Professor of Pathology and Deputy Director at the Institute of Pathology, Ruprecht-Karls University, Germany. Since 2015 he has been holding the Chair for Pathology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Dr. Weichert is a member of the Board of Directors of the German Society of Pathology, an elected Member of the Expert Council on Cancer of the German Research Foundation (DFG), and appointed German Expert Advisor for the European Medical Agency (EMA). He is experienced in translational tumor research with a focus on tissue-based morphomolecular pathology for the discovery and clinical implementation of novel diagnostic and predictive biomarkers guiding innovative new therapeutic concepts. Dr. Weichert is an expert in gastrointestinal, head and neck, pancreatic, and lung tumors.


MD, Resident, Institute of Pathology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin



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Member, Board of Directors of the Bavarian Cancer Research Center (BZKF)

Member, Board of Directors of the German Society of Pathology

Spokesperson for the Munich Site as well as Member of the Board of Directors of the DKTK

Member, Scientific Advisory Council of the Wilhelm-Sander-Stiftung

Coordinator, Molecular Diagnostics of the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK)

Elected Member (since 2020 speaker), Expert Council on Cancer of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Federally appointed Expert Advisor, European Medical Agency (EMA)


Dr. Wilko Weichert has more than 500 peer reviewed publications.

Dr. Wilko Weichert is the author of several book chapters.

Dr. Wilko Weichert has been cited more than 26.000 times.

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