Curriculum vitae


Final Med. School Exam.; Med. School  Hannover, Germany; M.D., 1974


Fellow: Dept. Clin. Biochem., Med. School  Hannover, Germany


Dept. Physiology, Univ. Regensburg, Germany


Dept. Pharmacology, Tulane Univ., New Orleans, USA


Privatdozent: Dept. Physiology, Univ. Regensburg, Germany


apl. Professor: Dept. Physiology, Univ. Lübeck, Germany


Full Professor: Dept. Physiology, Univ. Bonn, Germany


Chairman: Dept. Physiology, Univ. Lübeck, Germany



Research Interests



Production and action of inflammatory cytokines and hemopoietic growth factors with emphasis on erythropoietin, oxygen supply to tissues, high altitude physiology, renal physiology.

Memberships Am. Soc. Hematol., Am. Physiol. Soc., German Physiol. Soc.,  German Soc. Hematol. Oncol.

Member of the editorial board of the journals

1983-1985Experimental Hematology
1983-1987Respiration Physiology
1995-1998Experimental Hematology
1998-2012Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research
2003-Annals of Hematology
2003-2005Drug Design Reviews-Online
2007-African Journal of Biotechnology
2008-Current Medicinal Chemistry
2009-American Journal of Hematology
2010-Open Journal of Hematology
Edited booksErythropoietin (W. Jelkmann, A.J. Gross, eds.) Springer, Berlin-New York, 1989

Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Erythropoietin (H. Pagel, C. Weiss, W. Jelkmann, eds.) Springer, Berlin-New York, 1992

Physiologie (W. Jelkmann, F. Sinowatz, Hrsg.) Deutscher Ärzteverlag, Köln, 1996

Erythropoietin: Molecular Biology and Clinical Use (W. Jelkmann, ed.) F.P. Graham Publishing, Johnson City, TN, 2003
 Rekombinante Arzneimittel (I. Krämer, W. Jelkmann, eds.) Springer, Heidelberg, 2008,
 2011 (2. Auflage)
CommitteesNon-oncologic hematology (DGHO, German Soc. Hematol. Oncol.)
National Institute for Medical and Pharmaceutical Examinations (IMPP, Mainz)