Prof. dr. Florian Langer

Hamburg, Germany


Prof. Langer has graduated from Medical School in Münster, Germany, and started his professional career in Hamburg in 2000. Following a two-year research fellowship in Orlando, Florida, he has specialized in Hematology and Medical Oncology and is currently supervising physician at the Adult Outpatient Clinic for Thrombosis and Hemostasis at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. His basic research interests are the cellular and molecular mechanisms of paraneoplastic coagulation activation, with particular focus on tissue factor and circulating microvesicles, and the specific roles of platelets and monocytes in regulating the hemostatic and inflammatory responses to vascular injury in hemophilia. Prof. Langer has participated in several clinical trials on the prevention and treatment of cancer-associated venous thromboembolism. Together with Prof. Renné, he has chaired the 64th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis Research (GTH) in Bremen, 2020. Prof. Langer is currently secretary and board member of the GTH.