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Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University
Leader, Tumor Biology and Microenvironment Program, Karmanos Comprehensive Cancer Center


B.Sc., Animal Science, University of Leipzig (Germany), 
Ph.D., Animal Genetics, University of Halle (Germany), summa cum laude

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Laboratory of Genetics and Physiology, NIH, NIDDK, Bethesda, MD





Honors and Awards

1991 - Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, 3-yr doctoral fellowship.
1995 - Martin-Luther-Award, the University of Halle (for outstanding Ph.D. thesis defense)
1995 - Anton-Wilhelm-Amo-Preis, the University of Halle (Sponsor: Deutsche Bank)

1995 - German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), postdoc fellowship
1997 - NIH Supplemental Visiting Fellow Award (SVFA)

1996 - NIH Visiting Fellowship

1997 - German Research Society, postdoc fellowship, Wa 1119/1-1

1997, 1999, 2002 Young Investigator Travel Awards, Gordon Research Conference

1998 - Grant from the NIH Breast Cancer Think Tank
2006 - UNMC Distinguished Scientist Award 
2007 - UNeMed's Innovation Award 
2008 - UNeMed's Innovation Award (second award)
2012 - UNMC Outstanding Mentor of Graduate Students Award

2014 - UNMC Research Leadership Award

2019 - WSU/KCI Dr. Gloria Heppner Innovative Science Award

2022 - KCI, Kales Endowed Faculty Award for Innovative Cancer Research

2022 - Wayne State University School of Medicine’s College Teaching Award

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