Sebastian F. Winter, M.D. Ph.D.


Ph.D. (summa cum laude), Neuro-Oncology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center/ Harvard Medical School, 2022

M.D. (Distinction), Medicine, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany, 2020

B.Sc. (First Class Honours), Neuroscience, King's College London, UK, 2013

BBA Studies, IE Business School, Segovia/Madrid, Spain, 2009-10



Resident Physician - Neurology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, since 2021

Charité Dept. of Neurology and Experimental Neurology, since 9/21

Internal Medicine Rotation | Charité Dept. of Nephrology & Medical Intensive Care, 5 - 9/21


Practical Clinical Year, 2019 - 20

Internal Medicine | Emergency Medicine, New Somerset Hospital & Heideveld Day Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 01-04/2020Acute Care Surgery | Cardiac Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 09-12/2019Neurosurgery | Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, 07-09/2019Neurosurgery | Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 05-07/2019

Clinical Electives, 2015 - 17

Neurology | Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA, 9/2017Neurosurgery | UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, USA, 9/2016General Medicine | Praxis Dr. Winter, Bad Honnef, Germany, 3/2016Neurosurgery | Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada, 3/2015


BIH Junior Clinician Scientist, Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) at Charité Berlin, since 2022

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dietrich Group, Division of Neuro-Oncology, MGH Cancer Center/ Harvard Medical School, since 2020


PhD Researcher, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and MGH Cancer Center/ Harvard Medical School, 2016 - 2021

PhD Thesis: Characterization of cancer treatment-related neurotoxicity in patients with malignant glioma

MD Student Researcher, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, USA, 11-12/2015

Thesis Topic: Role of Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy in Malignant Glioma

BSc Student Researcher, Keck Lab, MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King’s College London, UK

BSc Thesis: Experience-Dependent Presynaptic Structural Plasticity of Layer 2/3 Inhibitory Interneurons in the Adult Mammalian Visual Cortex


Postgraduate Certificates, Dept. for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, UK

Prevention Strategies for Noncommunicable Diseases Course, 2019 Thesis Topic: Modeling impacts of industry food reformulation on noncommunicable disease mortality in Germany.Healthcare Value Course, 2018Thesis Topic: Use of the triple value analytical framework to address unwarranted variation in knee replacement surgery across Germany.

UNESCO Research Intern, Division of Science Policy & Capacity-Building, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, 2-3/2017

Co-developed a science education program for the developing world, designed to empower youth in developing nations in STEM-related fields through innovative participatory science education.

WHO Research Intern, Division of Health Systems & Public Health, WHO Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, 08-10/2015

Co-authored and prepared a technical policy report on ambulatory care sensitive conditions in Germany.


Instructor (Dozent), Faculty of Medicine, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, since 2021

1th - 4th-year medical school curriculum Problem-oriented learning (POL) Course

Lead Trainer, M3NTAWARE Program at R3SOLUTE, since 2018

Mental Health Literacy and Confict Competency Curriculum


BIH Junior Clinician Scientist Program, Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) at Charité Berlin, 2022

Scholar of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung), 2013 -20

BIH M.D. Research Scholar, Berlin Institute of Health/ Charité Berlin, 2018

MGH Graduate Student Travel Award Recipient, Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, 2018

German Academic Exchange Service Stipend Recipient, DAAD, 2017

Capstone Program Member, McKinsey & Co., since 2017

Emeralds Program Member, The Boston Consulting Group, since 2016

Layton Science Research Award Recipient, King’s College London, UK, 2013

King’s myScholarship Award Recipient, King’s College London, UK, 2012

Academic Excellence Scholarship Recipient, IE Business School, Segovia/Madrid, Spain, 2009