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Ute Linz studied Chemistry (MSc) and  Biology (MSc) at Technical University, Darmstadt, and Albert-Ludwig-University, Freiburg, Germany.  Her molecular biological thesis, supervised by Prof. Harald zur Hausen (Nobel Prize Medicine, 2008), Inst. for Virology, Univ. Freiburg, deals with papilloma viruses. She received a PhD degree in Chemistry from the University of Cologne, Germany. The experimental part of her radiochemical/molecular biological PhD thesis was carried out at the Juelich Research Center, the largest governmental research laboratory in Germany, with Prof. G. Stoecklin as her supervisor. Her post-graduate studies were supported by a personal stipend from the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes" (German Natl. Academic Foundation), an organization that promotes the top 1% of students in Germany. Dr. Linz completed medical school with an MD from Aachen Technical University. She is an approbated physician and  member of the Medical Association North-Rhine, Germany.   After having worked for several years as project leader and deputy department head in an industrial biomedical contract research laboratory in Cologne, she joined the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA as Visiting Fellow of the  Fogarty-Foundation.  At the NCI she worked on cancer-causing papilloma  viruses. After returning from the USA she joined the Chemotherapeutical Research Institute, Frankfurt/Main as a group leader and developed a  diagnostic assay  for the AIDS virus HIV. Until her retirement in 2016, her scientific work at the Juelich Research Center focussed on the use of ion beams for tumor therapy (see "Ion Beam Therapy", U. Linz (ed.), Springer Publ. ISBN 978-3-642-21413-4).  A focal point of her studies was the treatment of malignant gliomas.
As an expert and scientific advisor she has consulted to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium,  the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland, and to the Federal Ministry of Research and  Education, Bonn, Germany.

Since 2005, business and private clients can take advantage of her broad expertise.

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