2012 Poster Award, Deutscher Krebskongress, Berlin: "Protein profiling identifies HDAC2 and TXNL1 as aneuploidy-associated markers in colorectal cancer"

2007 Poster Award, Surgical Research Symposium, Saarbrücken: “Potential serum biomarkers for colon cancer metastasis detection.”

2007 Forum Innovative Therapies in Cancer (FIT) Award for best publication within the LifeScience region North-Germany

2006 MSD-fellowship in oncology by MSD SHARP & DOHME GMBH

2006 Von Langenbeck-Preis 2006, highest scientific award by the German Society of Surgery

2006 Poster Award, European Society for Surgical Research

2003 State University Award 2002, Faculty of Medicine, Univ. of Lübeck

2002 AACR-Award, Genentech: ”Comparison of CGH-profiles of ulcerative colitis-associated and sporadic colorectal cancer”

2001 Keystone-Award, American Gastroenterological Association

2000 Poster Award, Surgical Research Symposium, Lübeck: “2-DE Cancer Proteomics: new strategies for tumor diagnostics.”