Dr Widera is an Associate Professor in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Reading. His areas of expertise are adult stem cells, expansion of stem cells for their clinical use, and the role of inflammation in health and disease.
He has published over 60 research manuscripts and has presented his research as invited talks at numerous international conferences in the UK, Germany, USA, Italy, Finland, San Marino, Russia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brazil, and China.
Visiting professor, Stavropol State Medical University
Associate professor, University of Reading
Lecturer, University of Reading
Adjunct professor, Bielefeld University
University of Reading, Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
Bielefeld University, Habilitation (German full professorial qualification) and `venia legendi` (highest German teaching qualification and permission for lecturing at universities for a lifetime)
Witten/Herdecke University, PhD in Neurobiochemistry
Witten/Herdecke University, Diploma in Biochemistry (MSc equiv)
University of Cologne, Prae-Diploma in Biological Sciences (BSc equiv)