Prof. Dr. med. et phil. nat. Markus Jörger
Rorschacherstrasse 95
9007 St. Gallen

Medizinische Onkologie und Hämatologie

Profile Function

attending physician

Research Area

- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cancer drugs
- Pharmacogenetics and predictive markers in solid cancer patients
- Phase1- and translational trial designs

Former Positions

May 1997 - April 1998 :
Internal Medicine, Thusis, Switzerland (head: Dr. med. U.P.Veraguth)

May 1998 - May 1999 :
Neurology, Valens, Switzerland (head: Prof. J.Kesselring)

June 1999 – May 2000:
Internal Medicine, University Hospital Zuerich, Switzerland (head: Prof. F.Follath)

May 2000 – November 2001:
Oncology, University Hospital Zuerich, Switzerland (head: Prof. Chr.Sauter) Clinical research unter Prof. R.Stahel

November 2001 – July 2003:
Internal Medicine and Oncology, Kantonsspital St.Gallen, Switzerland (head: R. Galeazzi (Internal Medicine), Prof. Th. Cerny (Oncology)

August 2003 – December 2007:
Research fellow unter Prof. Dr. med. J. Schellens und Prof. J. Beijnen, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

January 2004 – December 2006:
Clinical expert for the Dutch Branch of the European Medicines Evaluation Agency (EMEA)

January 2007 – June 2008:
Department of Oncology and Hematology, Kantonsspital St.Gallen, Switzerland, under Prof. Th. Cerny.

July 2008 – July 2009:
Senology Center of Eastern Switzerland, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, under Prof. B. Thürlimann


Medical diploma : November 1996

MD: November 1996 “Basler Befragung von Drogenabhängigen zur Medikamentengruppe der Benzodiazepine”

1-year fellowship from the "Union International Contre le Cancer" (UICC) 2002

1-year fellowship from the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2003

1-year fellowship from the Swiss National Foundation (SNF) 2003

FMH Internal Medicine : February 1, 2007

FMH Medical Oncology : April 29, 2008

PhD: December 18, 2007, Utrecht University, The Netherlands “Pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetic profiling in solid cancer patients”


1996 – present : Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum
2001 - present : European Society of Medical Oncology
2001 - present : American Association of Cancer Research
2001 - present : American Society of Clinical Oncology
2001 - present : Flims Alumni Club