Head of Division Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital HeidelbergBiography
Dr. Stefan Zimmermann is head of the division bacteriology at the department of infectious disease (University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany). He is speaker of the subdivision of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases of the German Society of Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) since 2008 and executive committee member of EFWISG (ESCMID Food- and Waterborne Infections Study Group). His major interests are optimizing the workflow in the microbiology lab to reduce time-to-report and improve patients' outcome, new molecular tests (e.g. mass spectrometry, FTIR) and lab automation as well as gastrointestinal infections.