Lara Keuck

Foto: Peter Himsel

Lara Keuck

Member since 2020
born 1985
subject: History and Philosophy of Medicine

Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Boltzmannstraße 22
14195 Berlin

Tel.: +49 30 2093 70557

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Research Areas

  • History and Philosophy of Biomedical Sciences

  • Demarcations in disease classifications

  • Historical epistemology of uncertainty and validity of biomedical models


Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2021

    Research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

  • 2015-2021

    Research Scholar at the Department of History at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, funded through Branco Weiss Fellowship of ETH Zurich

  • 2013-2015

    Research Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

  • 2012-2013

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Philosophy Department of Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2012

    Prize for Philosophy in Psychiatry of the German Society for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Neurology

  • 2012

    PhD in history, theory and ethics of medicine at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Dr. rer. physiol.) within the framework of a German-French doctoral program with the École normale supérieure, Paris

  • 2011

    Young Researcher, 61st Lindau Nobel Laureate Conference, nominated and sponsored by the non-profit Hertie Foundation

  • 2011

    Visiting Scholar at the Département de Philosophie, École normale supérieure, Paris, supported by the Franco-German University

  • 2008-2012

    PhD in History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine, University Medical Center Mainz, under a German-French doctoral program with the Ecole normale supérieure, Paris

  • 2003-2008

    Diplom (equivalent to M.Sc) in Molecular Biomedicine, University of Bonn, with research stays at the Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin, and the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

  • 2006-2007

    Fellow of the Studienkolleg zu Berlin, funded by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and the non-profit Hertie Foundation in cooperation with the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin and the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities