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Wünsch, Bernhard, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.





Scientific Career

1960 born in Frankfurt-Main, Germany
1979-1983 Studies of Pharmacy in Munich, Germany
1983-1984 Job training (Practical Year) in the Mozart-Pharmacy, Munich
1984 Licensed Pharmacist (Approbation) in Germany
1984-1987 Ph.D. thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. F. Eiden, University of Munich
1991 Molecular Modelling in the group of Prof. Dr. H.-D. Höltje, University of Berlin
1987-1993 Habilitation for the discipline "Pharmaceutical Chemistry" in Munich
1996-30.09.2002 Professor for Pharmaceutical Chemistry (C3) at the University of Freiburg
since 1.10.2002 Professor for Pharmaceutical Chemistry (C4) at the University of Münster


Scientific Awards, Appointments and Professional Recognition

1995                          Johann-Wolfgang-Döbereiner-Preis der Deutschen Pharmazeutischen Gesellschaft (German Pharmaceutical Society)

Dean of teaching affairs (Studiendekan) Pharmacy, Universität Freiburg


Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, WWU Münster


Chairman of the GDCh-Ortsverband, Münster

2010 Chairman of the international congress “Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry”, March 14.-17, 2010, Münster
since 2014

Expert at the Institute of Medical and Pharmaceutical Examinations, IMPP, Commission “general, inorganic and organic chemistry”

since 2016 DFG-Fachkollegiat, Fachkollegium 205 Medizin
2016 - 2020 Deputy senator of WWU Münster
since 2019

Spokesperson of the research training group „Chemical biology of ion channels (Chembion)“

since 2019

Chairman of the Fachgruppe Pharmazeutische und Medizinische Chemie der Deutschen Pharmazeutischen Gesellschaft (DPhG)

2020 Phoenix Pharmazie Wissenschaftspreis 2020, Pharmazeutische Chemie



Deutsche Pharmazeutische Gesellschaft (DPhG)

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)

CiM Cells in Motion Graduate School

CIMIC: Cells in Motion Interfaculty Center

Research training group “Chemical biology of ion channels (Chembion)” (spokesperson)


Scientific Output

>330 scientific publications (peer reviewed)

12 patent applications

>130 scientific lectures

95 completed dissertations, 12 ongoing dissertations

28 Master and Diploma theses