Full Professor and Chair of the Institute of Medical Information Processing, Biometry and Epidemiology at Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. Ulrich is a trained mathematician who has been working on problems of clinical epidemiology for 25 years. Prognostic models intrigue him and are the central scheme of his scientific activities. He did some methodological research on this topic and applies it to problems in molecular oncology. Ulrich is also interested in building tretament desicion scores. As a biostatistician, he is active in a large series of clinical trials. Since 2005 he holds the chair of biometry and bioinformatics at LMU's Medical Faculty. He is also head of LMU's data integration center. He is member several large national and international medical consortia contributing biostatistical input into their research activities.