More than 4000,000 people in Germany are affected by the chronic inflammatory bowel diseases Morbus Crohn or ulcerative colitis. Patients often suffer from flare-ups, which damage intestinal tissue. Until now, little has been known about what actually causes flare-ups. Working together with ... more
Prof. Dr. Timothy Clark
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Computer-Chemie-Centrum
Tim Clark was born in 1949 in England and obtained his Ph.D. from the Queen’s University Belfast in 1973. He is Director of the Computer-Chemie-Centrum in Erlangen and the Centre for Molecular Design at the University of Portsmouth, UK. He develops and applies modelling and simulation techniques in chemistry, materials science and biology. He is the author of 300 research articles and two books and is the founding editor of the Journal of Molecular Modeling. In 2009, he was awarded the Klaus-Wilhelm von der Lieth Medal.