Dr. Thomas Klonisch is a highly accomplished medical professional who has dedicated his career to understanding and treating adult brain tumors. He received his MD and PhD from the Justus Liebig University of Giessen in Germany, and went on to work at the Institute of Medical Microbiology at the University of Mainz. After receiving a Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship from the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation, Dr. Klonisch completed two postdoctoral fellowships at the Ontario Veterinary College and University College London. In 1996, he joined the anatomy and cell biology department at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, where he taught all aspects of anatomy and conducted cancer research. He received certification as an anatomist by the German Anatomical Society in 1999 and completed his Habilitation in 2000. In 2004, he became a full professor and head of the human anatomy and cell science department at the Max Rady College of Medicine. He has served as department head for 15 years.
- Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Giessen, Germany (1991)
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Giessen, Germany (1991)
- Feodor-Lynen Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (1991-1992)