Otto Roth Award 2023

Prize: Awards of the University of Luebeck

General Description

Dr. Christian Watermann is awarded for his outstanding doctoral thesis on "The immunological tumor microenvironment in squamous cell tumors of the head and neck region - an important factor influencing therapy and prognosis".

The Otto Roth Award is the Medical Faculty`s annual award for an outstanding doctoral thesis donated by the Society of the University`s Alumni with an amount of 2.500 Euros.
It is named after Professor Otto Roth (1863-1944), the University`s first specialized surgeon. He became head of the Clinic of Surgery in Luebeck`s General Hospital (1897-1933) and collaborated with Heinrich Dräger (1847-1917) for the development of the world world-famous Dräger-Roth anaesthetic apparatus, allowing the thrive of modern anaesthesiology.
Degree of recognitionRegional
Granting OrganisationsVerein der Alumni, Freunde und Förderer der Universität zu Lübeck e. V.

Awarded at event

Event titleVerleihung der Universitätspreise 2023
LocationKolosseum Lübeck, Lübeck, GermanyShow on map
Period10.11.2023

Research Area or Academic Center

  • Research Area: Luebeck Integrated Oncology Network (LION)
  • Centers: University Cancer Center Schleswig-Holstein (UCCSH)