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Head of the section Paediatric Rheumatology
PD Dr. med. Tilmann Kallinich
 

Head of the section Paediatric Rheumatology

PD Dr. med. Tilmann Kallinich

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pneumonology and Immunology with intensive Medicine
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Augustenburger Platz 1
13353 Berlin
tilmann.kallinich@charite.de
Short Biosketch

PD Dr. med. Tilmann Kallinich studied human medicine at the University of Tübingen and the Humboldt University in Berlin. This was interrupted for a study of “Molecular and Cellular Biology” at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

After graduation, he worked as a post-doc in the department of “Molecular Immunology” at the Robert Koch Institute.

He completed his further training as a specialist in pediatrics as well as in rheumatology and pneumology at the Charité Children’s Hospital. Since 2010, he has headed the section for rheumatology and autoimmune diseases there.

Scientifically, Tilmann Kallinich focuses on the pathomechanisms and management of monogenic autoinflammatory diseases as well as juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Since 2019, he is leading the Liasongroup “Chronic Inflammation in Childhood” at the German Rheumatism Research Center

Scientific Career
  • since 2019
    Head of the Liasongroup “Chronic Inflammation in Childhood” at the German Rheumatism Research Center and Fellow of the Berlin Institute of Health
  • since 2012
    Senior specialist supervision in the emergency department, the intermediate admission ward and the ward for pneumological, allergological, rheumatological, infectious and immunological clinical pictures.
  • since 2012
    Senior specialist supervision in the emergency department, the intermediate admission ward and the ward for pneumological, allergological, rheumatological, infectious and immunological clinical pictures.
    Head of the Liasongroup “Chronic Inflammation in Childhood” at the German Rheumatism Research Center and Fellow of the Berlin Institute of Health
  • since Aug. 2010
    Head of the section “Rheumatology
  • since Aug. 2007
    Main focus on the care of children with rheumatic diseases
  • Dec. 1998 – Sep. 1999
    and Aug. 2001 – July 2007
    Clinical activity as a physician in internship and assistant physician on various
    different wards of the pediatric clinic of the Charité, University Medicine Berlin
  • Oct. 1997 – Nov. 1999
    and Oct. 1999 – July 2001
    Worked as a research assistant in the department “Molecular Immunology” of the Robert Koch Institute (Head Prof. R.A. Kroczek)
Degrees and qualifications
  • March 2019
    Additional qualification in pediatric pneumology
  • June 2010
    Additional qualification in pediatric and adolescent rheumatology
  • Jan. 2010
    Habilitation in pediatric and adolescent medicine
  • May 2007
    Specialist in pediatric and adolescent medicine
  • Apr. 1999
    Approbation
  • Aug. 1997
    Doctorate (Dr. med.), rating “summa cum laude
Kallinich lab
Understanding chronic inflammation in the developing children
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