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19.10.2020
Sharon Pereira: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Sharon Pereira on her successfully completed PhD thesis on October 19, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is "Differential effect of Transforming Growth Factor Beta (TGFβ) family members on tumor initiating and invasive properties in primary liver cancer".

5. Oktober 2020
Das MAInz-DOC-Promotionskolleg vergibt ab 1. Dezember 2020 sechsmonatige Stipendien für herausragende Promovierende der Human- und Zahnmedizin. Das Stipendium in Höhe von 964 Euro/Monat ermöglicht Ihnen auch die Teilnahme am gesamten TransMed-Ausbildungsprogramm. Die Bewerbungsfrist endet am 31. Oktober 2020. Weitere Informationen hierzu findet Sie hier.

10.09.2020
Dr. med. Regina Hummel: Publication in the
British Journal of Pharmacology
TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Regina Hummel has published the article "Administration of all-trans retinoic acid after experimental traumatic brain injury is brain protective" in the British Journal of Pharmacology. Please find the publication here.

07.09.2020
Consuelo Fois: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Consuelo Fois on her successfully completed PhD thesis on September 7, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is "Adult neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb: an all-optical physiology approach to explore the functional role of the newborn neurons in the sensory processing".

31.08.2020
Haichao Ji: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Haichao Ji on his successfully completed PhD thesis on August 31, 2020!
The title of his dissertation is "Activity-dependent regulation of postsynaptic PRG-1 function via calpain".

25.08.2020
Franziska Krebs: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Franziska Krebs on her successfully completed PhD thesis on August 25, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is "Zelluläre und molekulare Biomarker immunologisch vermittelter Krankheitsbilder am Beispiel von Tumor und Autoimmunität".

31.07.2020
Call for TransMed Fellowship Applications is open!

TransMed offers programs that train young medical and natural science graduates in basic and translational research to enable them to become future leaders in the fields of biomedicine and translational research, in academia, as well as in the pharmaceutical industry. >> More information

30.07.2020
Call for Else Kröner Fellowship Applications is open!

The Else Kröner Forschungskolleg Mainz “From chronic inflammation to carcinogenesis: The importance of the liver microenvironment for the development and progression of liver tumors” and TRANSMED jointly offer a training program for young clinician scientists with a strong focus on translational research. >> More information

16.06.2020
Lisa Eggebrecht: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Lisa Eggebrecht on her successfully completed PhD thesis on June 16, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is: "Oral anticoagulation therapy – Clinical application and pleiotropic effects on the cardiovascular system".

23.04.2020
Stefanie Keller: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Stefanie Keller on her successfully completed PhD thesis on April 23, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is: "Exploration of the oncogene EGFRvIII as a target for the cure of malignant brain tumors".

23.04.20
Verica Vasic: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Verica Vasic on her successfully completed PhD thesis on April 23, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is: "EGFL7 affects hippocampal neurogenesis with consequences for learning and memory".

20.03.2020
Dr. David Herzog: Publication in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. David Herzog has published the article "Sexually Dimorphic Behavioral Profile in a Transgenic Model Enabling Targeted Recombination in Active Neurons in Response to Ketamine and (2R,6R)-Hydroxynorketamine Administration" in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Please find the publication here.

14.02.2020
Wenqiang Fan: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Wenqiang Fan on his successfully completed PhD thesis on February 14, 2020!
The title of his dissertation is: "Role of Yap1 in adult neural stem cell proliferation and maintenance".

11.02.2020
Aiwei Liu: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Aiwei Liu on his successfully completed PhD thesis on February 11, 2020!
The title of his dissertation is: "Fluorescence lifetime imaging ophthalmoscope and supplement of agonistic TrkB antibody in a glaucoma model".

02.01.2020
We welcome our new Fellows!

The clinician scientist Dr. Jan Engelmann (Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy) as well the doctoral candidates Charlotte Guhl (Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry) and Yawen Zhou (Department of Pharmacology) have received a TransMed Fellowship. The clinician scientists Dr. Johanna Rausch (Department of Internal Medicine III) and Dr. Khalifa El Malki (Department of Pediatrics) have been granted a UCT Mainz / TransMed Fellowship.
Further, the first three clinician scientists Dr. Michael Kloth (Institute of Pathology), Lea Sophie Penzkofer (Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery) and Dr. Fabian Stöhr (Department of Radiology) have just started at the Else Kröner Research College. The clinician scientists Maximilian Haist (Department of Dermatology), Kevin Jan Legscha (Department of Internal Medicine III) and Muriel Schraad (Department of Neurology) have received a TransMed Jumpstart Fellowship.
We congratulate and wish all of them a successfull research work!

19.12.2019
Radhika Menon: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Radhika Menon on her successfully completed PhD thesis on December 19, 2019!
The title of her dissertation is: "Modeling X-linked Opitz BBB/G syndrome using human cerebral organoids reveals an altered neurodevelopmental program".

18.12.2019
Sarah Ayash: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Sarah Ayash on her successfully completed PhD thesis on December 18, 2019!
The title of her dissertation is: "Mouse Models of Social Stress: Understanding Resilience through Refinement of Phenotypic Outcomes".

13.12.2019
Caroline Fischer: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Caroline Fischer on her successfully completed PhD thesis on December 13, 2019!
The title of her dissertation is: "Tetrahydrobiopterin bridges redox and lysophosphatidic acid signaling in itch sensation".

06.12.2019
Snjezana Mikulicic: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Snjezana Mikulicic on her successfully completed PhD thesis on December 6, 2019!
The title of her dissertation is: "A study on human papillomavirus entry: Formation of the entry receptor complex".

04.12.2019
Venkata Chaitanya Chirumamilla: Completion of doctoral thesis 

We congratulate Venkata Chaitanya Chirumamilla on his successfully completed PhD thesis on December 4, 2019!
The title of his dissertation is: "Establishing the analytical and statistical framework for connectivity analysis of MRI and EEG data".  

15.11.2019
Julian Sohl: Publication in the European Journal of Immunology

TransMed Fellow Julian Sohl has published (shared first-authorship) the article: "Transcutaneous immunization with CD40 ligation boosts cytotoxic T lymphocyte mediated antitumor immunity independent of CD 42 helper cells in mice" in the Eur J Immunol 49, 2083-2094.

07.11.2019
Katja Schüler: Young expert and speaker

Katja Schüler attended the 7th Science Pub "Stress, oder was?" as a young expert and speaker about stress resilience in Wiesbaden, Germany.

04.11.2019
Leonardo Righesso received two educational grants

PhD candidate Leonardo Righesso has been granted an educational grant by the Osteology Foundation to attend its Expert Module on Hard Tissue Research taking place at the University of Bern (4.-6.11 2019). The second grant is from the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen" to attend its AOPEER Teacher Seminar in Davos (6.-8.12.19).

03.11.2019
Navid Farassat: Publication in eLife
Navid Farassat is first author of the article: "In vivo functional diversity of midbrain dopamine neurons within identified axonal projections" in eLife. Please find the publication here.

Photo: Thomas Böhm
(University Medical Center)

30.10.2019
Erika Diehl at panel discussion on the 10th anniversary of the University Medical Center Mainz
TransMed Fellow Erika Diehl talked about translational research with Dr. Peter Frey (ZDF), Marion Hahn (Chief Nursing Officer), Prof. Dr. Ulrich Förstermann (Chief Scientific Officer and Dean) and Prof. Dr. Stephan Grabbe (Director of the Department of Dermatology) (l.t.r.).

07.-09.10.2019
Stefanie Deckert received the DKTK Travel Grant
We congratulate Stefanie Deckert for receiving the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) Travel Grant to attend the 'Seed and Soil: Mechanisms of Metastasis' conference of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)!

24.09.2019
Venkata Garlapati: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Venkata Garlapati on his successfully completed PhD thesis on September 24, 2019!
The title of his dissertation is: "Tissue factor cytoplasmic tail regulates myeloid cell activation and superoxide formation in chronic myocardial infarction"

Photo: Thomas Böhm
(University Medical Center)

18.09.2019
Congratulations to the Best Presentation Award Winners at the TransMed Science Day 2019!

Erika Diehl received the "frei für forschung - neue Wege in der Medizin e.V. Award" for the best short talk of a female doctoral candidate. Dr. Jonas Eckrich, Johanna Helmstädter, Dr. Regina Hummel and Johanna Meichsner received a TransMed best presentation award.

12.09.2019
Min Chen: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Min Chen on her successfully completed PhD thesis on September 12, 2019!
The title of her dissertation is: "Maternal PETN treatment in hypertensive rat models"

04.09.2019
Shibajee Mandal: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Shibajee Mandal on his successfully completed PhD thesis on September 4, 2019!
The title of his dissertation is: "Interleukin-4 treatment repairs axon damage in neuroinflammation"

19.-22.08.2019
Award for best poster presentation

Margaryta Tevosian has won the award for the best poster presentation with the title: 'Stress Resilience: Role of anandamide signaling on activated neurons' at the Resilience Retreat Conference in Hishegg, Austria.

01.08.2019
Hanane Lahnif received scholarship for the DGN Summer School

We congratulate TransMed Fellow Hanane Lahnif for receiving a scholarship of the annual DGN (German society of nuclear medicine) summerschool.

 

 

17.07.2019
Nabin Koirala: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Nabin Koirala on his successfully completed PhD thesis on July 17, 2019!
The title of his dissertation is: "Structural network characterization in patients with Parkinson's disease"

01.04.2019
Hanane Lahnif received Avicenna Scholarship

We congratulate TransMed Fellow Hanane Lahnif for receiving a doctoral scholarship from the Avicenna-Studienwerk!

16.03.2019
Catharina Majer: Publication in the Medical Microbiology and Immunology Journal

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Catharina Majer has published the article "Intertwined: SAMHD1 cellular functions, restriction, and viral evasion strategies" in the Medical Microbiology and Immunology Journal. Please find the publication here.

01.03.2019
Guilherme Horta: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Guilherme Horta on his successfully completed PhD thesis on March 1, 2019!
The title of his dissertation is: "Synaptic phospholipid signaling at cortical glutamatergic synapses: role in the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders"

25.02.2019
Dr. David Herzog: Publication in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. David Herzog has published the review article "Decoding the mechanism of action of rapid-acting antidepressant treatment strategies: Does gender matter?" in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Please find the publication here: www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/20/4/949.

14.-16.02.2019
Carolin Czauderna received bursary for a congress contribution

We congratulate TransMed Clinician Scientist Carolin Czauderna on receiving a bursary for a congress contribution at the HCC Summit Congress in Lisbon, Portugal.

2019
Accepted into School of Oncology

We congratulate Dr. med. Korbinian Nepomuk Kropp for being accepted into the School of Oncology of the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK).

22.01.2019
We congratulate Janine Wilting on her successfully completed PhD thesis on January 22, 2019!

November 2018
Dr. Astrid Alflen received a DFG research fellowhip

We congratulate UCT TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Astrid Alflen on receiving a DFG research fellowship to continue her research at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam.

24.10.2018
Alaa Ibrahim: Completion of the doctoral thesis

We congratulate Alaa Ibrahim on her successfully completed PhD thesis on October 24, 2018!
The title of her dissertation is: "The role of TLR-4 in the generation of posttraumatic inflammation in the tibia fracture model"

08.10.2018
Dr. David Herzog: Publication in Frontiers in Psychiatry

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. David Herzog has published the review article "Understanding and predicting antidepressant response: Using animal models to move towards precision psychiatry" in Frontiers in Psychiatry. Please find the publication here: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00512/abstract

03.09.2018
Erika Diehl received Science Award

Congratulations to Erika Diehl for receiving the Science Award by the association frei für forschung-Neue Wege in der Medizin e.V. at the CRISPR Genome Editing Workshop on September 3rd, 2018!

09.08.2018
Erika Diehl received Fulbright Scholarship

We congratulate TransMed Fellow Erika Diehl for receiving a Fulbright Doctoral Scholarship for her research abroad at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland!

20.07.2018
Georg Payrhuber: Completion of the doctoral thesis

We congratulate Georg Payrhuber on his successfully completed PhD thesis on July 20th, 2018!
The title of his dissertation is: "The role of PRG1 at the dendritic spine"

22.06.2018
Andrea Schnatz: Completion of the doctoral thesis

We congratulate Andrea Schnatz on her successfully completed PhD thesis on June 22nd, 2018!
The title of her dissertation is: "Early events after axon injury: a link between regenerative signaling and axonal ribosome transfer"

30.05.2018
Dr. Johannes Windschmitt: PhD Student Prize, Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation

UCT / TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Johannes Windschmitt received the PhD Student Prize of the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation for his doctoral thesis "Biochemische und histologische Untersuchungen zum Einfluss niederfrequenter Magnetfelder auf den Verlauf und die Pathologie der Alzheimer Demenz im experimentellen Tiermodell."

23.05.2018
TransMed takes part in the GYR fair on May 30th, 2018
In the run-up to this year's award ceremony DIES ACADEMICUS, the GYR (Gutenberg Council for Young Researchers) organizes a fair from 1-4 p.m. Various JGU mentoring and qualification programs, funding offerings, and other relevant services and projects, aimed at JGU docoral candidates, will be             presented. More information about the program here: Program.

17.05.2018
Anna Gerlicher: Completion of the doctoral thesis

We congratulate Anna Gerlicher on her successfully completed PhD thesis on May 17th, 2018!
The title of her dissertation is: "Dopaminergic enhancement of extinction memory consolidation"

17.05.2018
Klytaimnistra Kiouptsi: Completion of the doctoral thesis

We congratulate Klytaimnistra Kiouptsi on her successfully completed PhD thesis on May 17th, 2018!
The title of her dissertation is: "Influences of gut microbiota, hypoxia and F8-deficiency on plasmatic von Willebrand factor levels and integrin αIIbβ3 mediated platelet function"

17.04.2018
Anja Klein: Completion of the doctoral thesis
We congratulate Anja Klein on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on April 17th, 2018!
The title of her dissertation is: "Functionalisation of biomaterials with bone sialoprotein for joint and bone replacement"

09.04.2018
Dr. Sebastian Försch: New Publication
UCT / TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Sebastian Försch has published the article "PARP-1 protects against colorectal tumor induction, but promotes inflammation-driven colorectal tumor progression" in PNAS (April 2018).

03.04.2018
Dr. Astrid Alflen: New Publication

UCT / TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Astrid Alflen has published "Idelalisib impairs TREM-1 mediated neutrophil inflammatory responses" in Scientific Reports (Apr 2018). Please find the abstract and publication by following the link above.

15.-18.03.2018
ECNP Workshop Neuropsychopharmacology 2018

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. David Herzog successfully participated, selected on the basis of application, in the renowned workshop of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Find more information here.

01.03.2018
Shibajee Mandal: Publication in Science Translational Medicine

We congratulate Shibajee Mandal for his shared first authorship on "Fast direct neuronal signaling via the IL-4 receptor as therapeutic target in neuroinflammation" in Science Translational Medicine. Please find the abstract and publication here: http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/10/430/eaao2304

28.12.2017
Dr. David Herzog: Publication in PLoS Biology

We congratulate TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Herzog for his co-authorship on "Common genes associated with antidepressant response in mouse and man identify key role of glucocorticoid receptor sensitivity" in PLoS Bioloogy. Please find the publication here: http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.2002690.

Snjezana Mikulicic funded by DAAD

Ms. Mikulicic's research project is funded by the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) since October 2015. DAAD research grants provide doctoral candidates, young academis, and scientists an opportunity to carry out their research projects.

26.01.2018

We congratulate Sadhna Sahani on her successfully completed PhD thesis on January 26th, 2018!

12.12.2017
Dr. Astrid Alflen: 59th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition

We congratulate UCT / TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Astrid Alflen for receiving the Abstract Achievement Award at the 59th ASH annual meeting.

01.11.2017
Dr. Sebastian Försch: New Publications

UCT / TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Sebastian Försch has published the "Prognostic relevance of androgen receptor expression in renal cell carcinomas" in Oncotarget (Sep 2017)  as well as "[Cellular senescence of colorectal cancer]" in Der Pathologe (Nov 2017). Please find the abstracts and publications by following the links above.


12.10.2017
Young Fellowship Programme at the XVII World Congress of Psychiatry 2017

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. David Herzog received a travel grant and participated in the exclusive "Young Psychiatrist Mentor Programme" at the World Congress of Psychiatry Berlin.

08.09.2017

We congratulate Qi Wang on her successfully completed PhD thesis on September 9th, 2017!

01.08.2017
Dr. Alexander Ziebart funded by DFG

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Alexander Ziebart (Department of Anaesthesiology) has obtained a research grant for his project "Influence of haemodynamic stabilization with crystalloid and colloidal solutions on cerebral perfusion and integrity during haemorrhagic shock in a large animal model" by the DFG. Congratulations!

06.07.2017

We congratulate Oriane Blanquie on her successfully completed PhD thesis on July 6th, 2017!

22.06.2017

We congratulate Lianyong Qiao on his successfully completed PhD thesis on June 23rd, 2017!

18-19.06.2017
National Academic Trainees Network Meetings Belfast

UCT / TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Sebastian Försch's presentation has won first price at the "Elevator Pitch" of the National Acdemic Trainees Network Meetings in Belfast.

18.04.2017

We congratulate Alireza Pouya on his successfully completed PhD thesis on April 18th, 2017!

24.03.2017

We congratulate Carine Thalman on her successfully completed PhD thesis on March 24th, 2017!

10.03.2018
First place poster award
Dr. Alexander Ziebart has won the first place of the German Interdisciplinary Emergency Medicine Congress (DINK) in Koblenz. Congratulations!

20.01.2017

We congratulate Jin Cheng on her successfully completed PhD thesis on January 20th, 2017!

Leonardo Righesso new junior member of the Gutenberg Academy for Young Researchers
It is the eleventh year that the Gutenberg Academy for Young Researchers accepts outstanding doctoral students and artists. The academy offers an intellectual environment as well as an interdisciplinary exchange of concepts and objectives for the member’s further progression. One of the junior members is TransMed doctoral student Leonardo Righesso. Congratulations!

28.10.2016

We congratulate Florie Le Prieult on her successfully completed PhD thesis on October 28th, 2016!

24.09.2015

We congratulate Yunbo Li on his successfully completed PhD thesis on September 24th, 2015!

24.09.2015

We congratulate Xingfeng Liu on his successfully completed PhD thesis on September 24th, 2015!