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

First poster award: Dr. Marina Pöttler
Second poster award: Harald Unterweger, Dr. Iwona Cicha

9th International Conference CLINAM 2016, Basel, Switzerland

First poster award: Dr. Christina Janko
8th International Nanotoxicology Congress 2016, Boston, MA, USA

Special Issue: Nanomedicine
Editors: Bengt Fadeel & Christoph Alexiou


Forschung mit anziehender Wirkung
Manfred-Roth-Stiftung unterstützt SEON-Turmorforschung der HNO-Klinik mit 50.000 Euro

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

Donations account

Forschungsstiftung Medizin at the University Hospital of Erlangen

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

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