Andreas Stang, MD
Adjunct Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MD, University of Cologne
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health

Prof. Andreas Stang MPH born in 1965, studied Medicine and finished his MD degree in 1992 at Free University of Berlin. He worked as a clinician from 1992 through 1994. Thereafter, he studied Public Health (MPH) (focus: epidemiology and biostatistics) at Boston University with Kenneth J Rothman and Charles Poole from 1995 through 1996. He was working as an epidemiologist at University of Essen from 1996 through 2004. Prof. Stang has been certified as an experienced epidemiologist by the German Society of Epidemiology (DGEPI) in 2000. From 2004 through 2014, he was professor of clinical epidemiology at University of Halle. Since 2009, he was director of the Institute of Clinical Epidemiology at University of Halle. In 2014, Prof. Stang became Professor of Epidemiology at the Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg-Essen, University Hospital of Essen and became director of the Center of Clinical Epidemiology. He is one of the editors of the European Journal of Epidemiology. Besides teaching at the Medical School, he teaches cancer epidemiology (3-day course) at the School of Public Health at University of Düsseldorf annually. Furthermore, he teaches a 10-day course of epidemiologic methods at Berlin School of Public Health. He also teaches within the MSE program at University of Mainz. Prof. Stang has more than 170 peer-reviewed contributions (Medline) as first, co-author or last author. His major research topics are cancer epidemiology especially cancer registry epidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology, and epidemiologic methods. Since 2012, he is adjunct professor of epidemiology at the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University.

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  1. Fehr A, Werenicz S, Trocchi P, Falk M, Friedrich RE, Stammler A, Stang A, Oesterling F, Khil L, Stenman G, Böcker W, Tiemann K, Löning T. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands revisited with special reference to histologic grading and CRTC1/3-MAML2 genotyping. Virchows Arch. 2021 Jul 07. PMID: 34231055
  2. Müller BW, Hinney A, Scherbaum N, Weimar C, Kleinschnitz C, Peters T, Hochfeld L, Pechlivanis S, Stang A, Jokisch M, Kowall B. Klotho KL-VS haplotype does not improve cognition in a population-based sample of adults age 55-87 years. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 05; 11(1):13852. PMID: 34226614; PMCID: PMC8257625; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-93211-x;
  3. Icks A, Wittgens C, Haastert B, Jöckel KH, Engel M, Erbel R, Andrich S, Kruse J, Kulzer B, Hermanns N, Herder C, Moebus S, Stang A, Kowall B. High Depressive Symptoms in Previously Undetected Diabetes - 10-Year Follow-Up Results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Clin Epidemiol. 2021; 13:429-438. PMID: 34140811; PMCID: PMC8203301; DOI: 10.2147/CLEP.S294342;
  4. Kowall B, Lehnich AT, Schramm S, Schmidt B, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, Stang A. Family aggregation of sleep characteristics: Results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall and the Multi-Generation Study. PLoS One. 2021; 16(6):e0252828. PMID: 34086822; PMCID: PMC8177478; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252828;
  5. Stang A, Robers J, Schonert B, Jöckel KH, Spelsberg A, Keil U, Cullen P. The performance of the SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test as a tool for detecting SARS-CoV-2 infection in the population. J Infect. 2021 Jun 01. PMID: 34081958; PMCID: PMC8166461; DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2021.05.022;
  6. Lodde G, Forschner A, Hassel J, Wulfken LM, Meier F, Mohr P, Kähler K, Schilling B, Loquai C, Berking C, Hüning S, Schatton K, Gebhardt C, Eckardt J, Gutzmer R, Reinhardt L, Glutsch V, Nikfarjam U, Erdmann M, Stang A, Kowall B, Roesch A, Ugurel S, Zimmer L, Schadendorf D, Livingstone E. Factors Influencing the Adjuvant Therapy Decision: Results of a Real-World Multicenter Data Analysis of 904 Melanoma Patients. Cancers (Basel). 2021 May 12; 13(10). PMID: 34065995; PMCID: PMC8151445; DOI: 10.3390/cancers13102319;
  7. Droege F, Stang A, Thangavelu K, Lueb C, Lang S, Xydakis M, Geisthoff U. Restless Leg Syndrome Is Underdiagnosed in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia-Results of an Online Survey. J Clin Med. 2021 May 06; 10(9). PMID: 34066446; PMCID: PMC8125616; DOI: 10.3390/jcm10091993;
  8. Specka M, Weimar C, Stang A, Jöckel KH, Scherbaum N, Hoffmann SS, Kowall B, Jokisch M. Trail Making Test Normative Data for the German Older Population. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2021 Apr 30. PMID: 34009235
  9. Bruckmann NM, Kirchner J, Umutlu L, Fendler WP, Seifert R, Herrmann K, Bittner AK, Hoffmann O, Mohrmann S, Antke C, Schimmöller L, Ingenwerth M, Breuckmann K, Stang A, Buchbender C, Antoch G, Sawicki LM. Prospective comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of 18F-FDG PET/MRI, MRI, CT, and bone scintigraphy for the detection of bone metastases in the initial staging of primary breast cancer patients. Eur Radiol. 2021 Apr 28. PMID: 33912991
  10. Reinecke F, Dittrich F, Dudda M, Stang A, Polan C, Müller R, Beck P, Kauther MD. Acceptance, Barriers, and Future Preferences of Mobile Health Among Patients Receiving Trauma and Orthopedic Surgical Care: Paper-Based Survey in a Prospective Multicenter Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2021 04 21; 9(4):e23784. PMID: 33881401; PMCID: PMC8100880; DOI: 10.2196/23784;
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cancer epidemiology
cardiovascular epidemiology
epidemiologic methods
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