Section of Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine


Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Iro
Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Alexiou

The medical faculty of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg and Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Alexiou successfully participated in the competitive selection process for the W3 endowed professorship for Nanomedicine of the Else-Kroener-Fresenius foundation. Since 1st July 2009 Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Alexiou holds the Else-Kroener-Fresenius endowed professorship at the ENT-department and head-, and neck surgery at the university hospital of Erlangen. In this capacity he works both as senior clinical surgeron at the ENT-department and as head of the Section of Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine (SEON).

The Section of Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine is working interdisciplinary in the translation of the application of magnetic nanoparticles from the laboratory to the clinic (>> from bench to bedside<<) and is engaged in the following scientific topics:

Furthermore SEON offers analytical services and toxicological investigations to the industry and to external partners.


Krebstherapie mit Nanopartikeln
Short report,  Bayerischer Rundfunk

Prof. Dr. Christoph Alexiou
Scientific Commitee, CLINAM 2016

First Prize Poster Award
Jasmin Matuszak
7th International Congress of BioNanoMed 2016, Krems

Special Issue: Nanomedicine
Editors: Bengt Fadeel & Christoph Alexiou

Contact SEON

Section of Experimental Oncology and Nanomedicine
Glueckstraße 10a
D-91054 Erlangen

Phone: 0049 (0)9131 85-33142
Fax: 0049 (0)9131 85-34808


Donations account

Forschungsstiftung Medizin at the University Hospital of Erlangen

Sparkasse Erlangen
IBAN: DE 69 76350000 0000062000
Intended use:
Nanomedizin Prof. Alexiou


"Forschung fördern. Menschen helfen."  Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation, annual report 2014

Physik-Nobelpreisträger Prof. Dr. Gerd Binnig zu Gast in der HNO-Klinik

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