Scientific Advisory Board

QuIP’s Scientific Advisory Board

The scientific advisory board is an advisory body for QuIP GmbH. The advisory board discusses all relevant issues as well as developments and drafts recommendations for the shareholders. Decisions of the scientific advisory board are of a consultative nature for the shareholders and the management. The members of the advisory board have proven expertise in the field of quality assurance, especially in pathology, are recognized experts in several tumor entities and have many years of experience in the conception and implementation of proficiency testing.

The recommendations of the advisory board are put into effect by approval of the shareholders. The advisory board consists of a maximum of eight voting members; non-voting members are the chairperson of the DGP, the president of the German Association of Pathologists, the representative of pathology of the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) and the spokesperson of the Oncology Pathology Working Group (AOP) within the German Cancer Society (DKG).

The scientific advisory board determines, among other things, the lead panel and panel institutes and usually convenes twice a year.

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Wickenhauser (Chairperson)
  • Prof. Dr. med. Arne Warth (Registered Pathologist, Wetzlar)
  • Prof. Dr. med. Hans-H. Kreipe (Pathology, Hannover Medical School)
  • Prof. Dr. med. Markus J. Riemenschneider (Neuropathology, University Hospital Regensburg)
  • Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Junker (Pathology, Klinikum Bremen Mitte)
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Sabine Merkelbach-Bruse (Pathology, University Hospital Cologne)
  • Dr. med. Andreas Turzynski (Registered Pathologist, Lübeck)

Shareholders QuIP GmbH

  • Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Röcken (Oncology Pathology Working Group (AOP), Pathology, University Hospital Kiel)
  • Prof. Dr. med. Karl-Friedrich Bürrig (Registered Pathologist, Hildesheim)


  • Prof. Dr. med. Arndt Hartmann (Pathology Representative, German accreditation body (DAkkS), University Hospital Erlangen)

Version: 06/2024