Mitarbeiter der Klinik

PD Dr. Dr. Alexander Teumer



 03834 86-6918


Qualifikation/Funktion:mathematics and computer science, research group leader at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy



Professional experience

  • since September 2022| Research group leader at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University Medicine Greifswald
  • since October 2021 | PI in the German Center for Cardiovascular Disease (DZHK)
  • since October 2020 | Associate Professor (part-time) at the Department of Population Medicine and Lifestyle Diseases Prevention, Medical University of Bialystok (Poland)
  • Co-leader of the ThyroidOmics Consortium
  • February - May 2016 | Research fellowship at the Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands with focus on epigenomewide association studies
  • January 2014 - August 2022 | Research group leader „Genetic Epidemiology“ at the Department SHIP/Clinical-Epidemiological Research, Institute for Community Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald
  • June 2005 - December 2013 | Research Associate, Department of Functional Genomics, University Medicine Greifswald
  • July 2001 - December 2004 | Employee at company DECODON GmbH with focus system administration and database development for transcriptomic and proteomic data

Education and training

  • 2021 | Habilitation venia legendi for bioinformatics at the University Medicine Greifswald
  • 2010 | PhD in bioinformatics at the University of Greifswald, Natural Sciences Faculty (grade: summa cum laude)
  • 2001 | Diploma in mathematics and computer science at the University of Greifswald


  • CHARGE Consortium Golden Tiger Award (2022)
  • Top 1% Highly Cited Researchers (2018)
  • DFG funded research fellowship at the Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2016)


Peer review work

  • Senior Editor for “Endocrine Connections” (open-access journal of the Society for Endocrinology and the European Society of Endocrinology)
  • Journals: Nature Communications, Kidney International, JASN, PLos Medicine, PLoS Genetics, Circulation, Human Molecular Genetics, Brain Structure and Function, Genome Biology, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Statistics in Medicine, etc. (complete list in Web of Science)
  • Abstracts: American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
  • Grants: European Research Council (ERC), Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ), Medical Research Council (MRC), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)