Dr. Manfred Zwirner
ImmunoDiagnostics

Personal Information:   
Name                                   Manfred Zwirner
Snail                                     Brühlstr. 8A  71157 Hildrizhausen
Nationality                         German
Birthday  & Place             28.12.1947, Stuttgart
Family status                     married, 2 Children   
 
Education: 
1954 – 1959        Schönbuch Grundschule Hildrizhausen
1959 – 1968        Schickhardt Gymnasium Herrenberg
1968 -Degree:   General qualification for university entrance (Allgemeine Hochschulreife)   University
 
Education and Qualification  
1968 - 1974         Study of Chemistry, University of Tübingen
1974 – 1975        -Degree. Master in Organic Chemistry; Master Thesis
1974 – 1978        Study of Pharmacy, Master of Pharmacy (Staatsexamen)
1976 – 1980        Ph.D. Thesis in physical biochemistry at Dept of Obst. & Gynecol. University of                                Tübingen; -Degree: Ph.D.,predicate „magna cum laude” 
 
Industrial Activities  during  Study   
1970 - 1974         Student trainee at IBM Germany, Research Laboratories  
 
Professional Career   
1975 – 1978        Scientific assistant in the endocrine laboratory Universitäts-Frauenklinik Tübingen
1978 – 1993        Head of the Laboratory Units  Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology,                                   Endocrinology, Oncology  of Universitäts-Frauenklinik Tübingen
1993 – 2012        Head of Routine and Scientific Laboratories Universitäts-Frauenklinik Tübingen
Since 2013          Retired, but still engaged in scientific oncology processes  
 
Core Capabilities   
Certificated expert in x-ray protection 
Certificated in personal management 
Certificated Quality Manager in ISO 9001-2000 
Certificated Auditor of  ZeQ for KTQ 
Member in board of  EGTM (European Group on Tumor Markers) 
Member in Focus Groups Gynecological Cancer, Breast Cancer and Quality Control in EGTM 
Expert in laboratory diagnostics and management  
Expert in immunologic methods (RIA, EIA) 
Expert in Cell Biology and molecular biologic methods  
Expert in the development of immunological test systems 
Expert in MS-Office and data base programming (Excel, Access)
Expert  in Audit techniques (ISO 9001-2000) 
Expert  in  Drug Monitoring  according GCP 
92 Publications in International Journals