Professor Holger Maehle, Dr. med, Dr. med. habil., Ph.D.
Centre for the History of Medicine & Disease
Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing,
Durham University, Queen's Campus,
Tel. +44 (0)191-33-40701 or -46557
Fax. +44 (0)191-33-46551
Current Research Interests
- History of Medical Ethics (Medical Confidentiality and Patient Privacy, History of Medical Confidentiality, Medical Ethics in Imperial Germany 1871-1918)
- History of Pharmacology (History of the Drug Receptor Concept)
- Regional Medical History (Newcastle and Durham medical societies)
- History of Psychiatry (current project: Sex, Ethics and Psychology: The Networks and Cultural Context of Albert Moll (1862-1939))
- History of Stem Cell Research (Historicizing Stem Cells)
A Short History of the Drug Receptor Concept (with Prüll, C-R and Halliwell R F) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
Doctors, Honour and the Law (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
Andreas-Holger Maehle, born 1957 in Siegen/Germany.
Study of Medicine at University of Bonn 1976-83, Dr. med. (Bonn) 1983, military service as medical officer 1983-84; Assistant at Institute for the History of Medicine, University of Göttingen, 1984-1990; Habilitation and Venia legendi in History of Medicine 1990 (Medical Faculty, Göttingen); Lecturer in History of Medicine, University of Goettingen 1990-91; Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, University College London, 1991-94; Wellcome Trust University Award Holder and Research Fellow, University of Durham 1994-96; Ph.D. (UCL) 1996; Reader in History of Medicine, University of Durham, 1996-2000; Professor of History of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Department of Philosophy, University of Durham, 2000-; Director, Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease, University of Durham, 2001-; Co-Editor, Medizinhistorisches Journal, 2002-2010. Member of editorial boards of Notes & Records of the Royal Society (2011-) and of Medical History (2012-).