Florian Lordick is a Full Professor of Medicine at the University of Leipzig, Germany. He was appointed as Director of the University Cancer Center Leipzig in 2012. He also chairs the Department of Medicine II (oncology, gastroenterology, hepatology, pulmonology, and infectious diseases) at the Leipzig University Medical Center.
He was Director of Education of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2020-2022. He is also the immediate Past-President of the International Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA) and former chairman of the EORTC GI Tract Cancer Working Group.
Dr Lordick’s scientific focus is on clinical and translational research in immune-oncology and targeted treatment of cancer, with a specific focus on gastrointestinal tract tumors. His research is funded by the German Cancer Aid, the German Ministry of Education and Research and by the European Commission. Dr Lordick has authored and co-authored more than 400 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He is deputy-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology (Springer), the official scientific journal of the German Cancer Society. He is associated editor of Gastric Cancer, the official scientific journal of IGCA and ESMO Open as well as member of the editorial board of Annals of Oncology, official scientific journal of ESMO.