Professor Aurel Perren is Director of the Institute of Pathology at the University Bern since 2009. He did his pathology training in Zürich with a special focus on endocrine tumors. 2007 he was appointed Professor of Pathology in the Technische Universität München. His research focus lies on the histopathological, molecular and genetic analysis of familial and sporadic NEN with a special interest in pancreatic NEN. He was involved in the WHO classification of endocrine tumors 2004 and since the first Frascati meeting in 2005 Aurel Perren is regularly involved in European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) activities. His research group in Bern as a focus on the progression of pancreatic NEN and thyroid carcinomas. The group integrates molecular in-vitro and in-vivo results with clinical and ex-vivo results gained on human tumor tissues.
17 - 19 Feb 2016
European Society of Endocrinology