Abbas Agaimy
Erlangen, Germany


Abbas Agaimy, M.D. obtained his undergraduate medical degree from the Universities of Khartoum (Sudan) and Freiburg (Germany). He worked at academic hospitals in Nuremberg, Amberg and Berlin (Germany) and obtained his board certification in anatomic pathology from the Bavarian Medical Council, Munich, 2004. He worked at Nuremberg Medical Center and the University Hospital of Erlangen where he was appointed associate Professor in 2008 and full professor of Pathology in 2012. Since 2010, he has been deputy director of the Institute of Pathology, university of Erlangen. Dr. Agaimy has authored and co-authored >600 peer-reviewed scientific publications, >45 book chapters including >30 WHO book chapters. His diagnostic expertise and research focus are head & neck pathology, soft tissue tumors, GI stromal tumors, renal tumor pathology, rare lung tumors, solid pediatric malignancies, pathology of hereditary cancer syndromes, diagnostic immunohistochemistry, and molecular pathology. Dr. Agaimy is a member of the educational committee of the German Division of the IAP and is a regular tutor on the above topics. He is serving on the Editorial Boards of the leading pathology journals (Modern Pathology, American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Advances in Anatomic Pathology, Histopathology, Genes Chromosomes & Cancer, Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, and others). He is the current Editor-in-Chief of Virchows Archiv (the European Journal of Pathology). Dr. Agaimy is a regular invited speaker at national and international meetings and is a member of several academic societies (German Division of the IAP, German Society of Pathology/DGP, European Society of Pathology/ESP, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology/USCAP, North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology (NASHNP), The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists and the German Interdisciplinary Sarcoma Group (GISG) and others.