Dr. Leonora Houet

Dr. med. Leonora Houet

Dr. med. Leonora Houet

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Telefon: +49 (0)761 - 38 69 09 7 - 0
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Dr. med Leonora Houet is a specialist for internal medicine, haematology/oncology and rheumatology. She received her clinical education in the haematology and oncology department of the Albert-Ludwig University hospital Freiburg. In addition to her clinical activity she gained experimental knowledge in the area of tumor immunology during a postdoc stay sponsored by the Dr. Mildred Scheel Foundation at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Brussels as part of Prof. Thierry Boon’s research team. Another focus is the specialty of rheumatology/ clinical immunology. 

In the Center for Cancer Medicine the patients not only benefit from her years of clinical experience but also from her winning and friendly demeanour. Her thoughtful manner makes it easy for them to gain trust, which is a  good basis for successful treatment. Dr. Houet speaks English, French and some Rumanian.


Curriculum vitae


1989 - 1995
Graduate student at the Albert-Ludwig Faculty of Medicine, Freiburg
Doctoral thesis at Albert-Ludwig university hospital Freiburg, department of dermatology, Prof. Dr. R. Niedner
Subject: Local prevention of radiodermatitis. A randomised study.


Surgery at the Montreal General Hospital, Mc Gill Faculty of Medicine
Dermatology at the Hopital Cantonal Genève, Switzerland
Internal medicine at the Albert-Ludwig university hospital Freiburg, Germany

Clinical and postdoctoral experience

01/1996 – 09/1998
Department of haematology and oncology at the Albert-Ludwig University hospital Freiburg, Prof. Dr. R. Mertelsmann
10/1998 – 05/2001
Postdoctoral fellowship at the Ludwig Institut for Cancer Research, Brussels branch, Belgium, Prof. T. Boon,
funded by the Dr. Mildred Scheel Stiftung for cancer research
10/2002 – 03/2003
Department of transfusion medicine at the Albert-Ludwig University hospital Freiburg
04/2003 – 07/2010
Department of haematology and oncology at the Albert-Ludwig University hospital Freiburg, Prof. Dr. R. Mertelsmann
08/2010 – 12/2012
Department of rheumatology and clinical immunology / CCI at the Albert-Ludwig University hospital Freiburg, Prof. H.-H. Peter, Prof. R. Voll
Certificate in dietary and nutritional medicine
Board certificate in internal medicine
Board certificate in haematology and oncology
Board certificate in rheumatology


09/1998 – 09/2000
Mildred-Scheel-funding program for cancer research:
Ludwig Institute for cancer research Brussels branch, Belgium
04/2005 – 05/2008
Dr. Mildred Scheel-foundation for cancer research,
Title: Induction of tumor-antigen specific donor T-cells for adoptive transfer after allogeneic transplantation in multiple myeloma patients