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02.12.2022
Sara Becker: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Sara Becker on her successfully completed PhD thesis on October 21, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "In vitro targeting of murine cytomegalovirus immune evasion proteins and transcriptional control of the m152 gene".

29.11.2022
Ksenija Vujačić-Mirski: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Ksenija Vujačić-Mirski on her successfully completed PhD thesis on October 20, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "Detection of reactive oxygen species and markers of oxidative stress in cardiovascular health and disease".

22.11.2022
Sonia Ruggieri: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Sonia Ruggieri on her successfully completed PhD thesis on October 6, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "Role of CKAMP44 in retinogeniculate synapses".

14.10.2022
Shuailong Li: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Shuailong Li on his successfully completed PhD thesis on October 6, 2022! The title of his dissertation is: "Investigations on microglia in the context of phagocytosis, subtype identity, and experimental brain injury".

13.10.2022
Marin Kuntić: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Marin Kuntić on his successfully completed PhD thesis on September 7, 2022! The title of his dissertation is: "Establishment and characterization of new animal models to study the adverse cardiovascular effects of E-cigarettes, particulate matter and synergistic effects of noise and particulate matter exposure using novel exposure systems".

30.09.2022
Dr. med. Lea Penzkofer: Publication in Journal of Clinical Medicine

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Lea Penzkofer has published the article: "Outcome after Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Noncirrhotic Liver—A Single Centre Study" in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Please find the publication here.

20.09.2022
Dr. med. Regina Hummel: Publication in PLoS One

TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Regina Hummel has published the article: "Big data: Airway management at a university hospital over 16 years; a retrospective analysis " in PLoS One. Please find the publication here.

14.09.2022
Congratulations to the Best Presentation Award Winners at the TransMed Science Day 2022!

Lea Philine Märker received the "frei für forschung - neue Wege in der Medizin e.V. Award" for the best short talk of a female doctoral candidate. Kathrin Braband, Melania Aluia and Lea Sophie Strohm received a TransMed Best Presentation Award.

Furthermore, the following awards were awarded to:

TransMed Scientist Award MD & PhD: Dr. med. Kevin Jan Legscha, Luís Miguel Ferreira de Almeida, PhD and Katie Frenies, PhD  
Science goes Media Award: Working Group of Prof. Susanne Singer  
Insights in Medicine Award 2022: Dr. med. Lukas Müller
3Rs Award: PD Dr. med. Naureen Keric

Congratulations!

15.09.2022
Das MAInz-DOC-Promotionskolleg vergibt zum 1. April 2023 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. >> Weitere Informationen.

September 2022
We congratulate TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Maximilian Haist for receiving a Walter-Benjamin fellowship of the DFG! He is conducting his research project about "Role of T cell-associated chemokines in the spatial organization of the immunological tumor microenvironment and the initiation of effective anti-tumor immune responses in malignant melanoma" at the Nolan Lab of the Stanford University, USA.

30.08.2022
Young Investigators Award for Anna Mavromanoli

We congratulate Anna Mavromanoli for receiving a Young Investigators Award in the group on Pulmonary Circulation & Right Ventricular Function at the Congress of the European Society of Cardiology! The topic of the awarded abstract was: "Two-year quality of life after acute pulmonary embolism: results from the FOCUS study".

17.08.2022
Anna Mavromanoli: Publication in Clinical Research in Cardiology

We congratulate TransMed doctoral candidate Anna Mavromanoli for her co-authorship on "Pulmonary embolism response team (PERT) implementation and its clinical value across countries: a scoping review and meta-analysis" in Clinical Research in Cardiology. Please find the publication here.

12.08.2022
Dr. med. Tiemo Gerber: Publication in Cells

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Tiemo Gerber has published the article: "Constitutive Occurrence of E:N-cadherin Heterodimers in Adherens Junctions of Hepatocytes and Derived Tumors" in Cells. Please find the publication here.

10.08.2022
Elena Andres: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Elena Andres on her successfully completed PhD thesis on July 15, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "A translational and multi-methodological study on prediction error related processes in extinction learning and memory consolidation".

03.08.2022
Yong Wang: Publication in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

TransMed doctoral candidate Yong Wang has published the article: "Early posttraumatic CSF1R inhibition via PLX3397 leads to time- and sex-dependent effects on inflammation and neuronal maintenance after traumatic brain injury in mice" in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Please find the publication here.

03.08.2022
Maoren Wang: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Maoren Wang on his successfully completed PhD thesis on July 5, 2022! The title of his dissertation is: "The influence of glaucoma and chronic social defeat stress on retinal arterioles".

12.07.2022
Anna Mavromanoli: Congratulations to the admission to the Gutenberg Academy


TransMed PhD student Anna Mavromanoli was admitted to the Gutenberg Academy for Young Researchers as one of the best doctoral candidates of the Johannes Gutenberg University as a junior member on April 25, 2022! Please find more information here.

08.07.2022
Dr. med. Maurice Michel: Publication in AIDS

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Maurice Michel has published the article: "Prevalence and risk factors of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis with significant fibrosis in people living with HIV" in AIDS. Please find the publication here.

08.07.2021
Dr. med. sci. Tobias Brummer: Publication in Brain Communications

Jumpstart fellow Dr. med. sci. Tobias Brummer has published the article: "Improved prediction of early cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis combining blood and imaging biomarkers" in Brain Communications. Please find the publication here.

07.07.2022
Dr. med. Jan Engelmann: Publication in Translational Psychiatry

TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Jan Engelmann has published the article:"Epigenetic signatures in antidepressant treatment response: a methylome-wide association study in the EMC trial" in Translational Psychiatry. Please find the publication here.

07.07.2022
We congratulate Dr. Moritz Halfmann (Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology), Dr. Lukas Hobohm (Department of Cardiology I), Dr. Lena Müller-Heupt (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) and Dr. Katharina Hoeter (Department of Anaesthesiology) for receiving a Clinical Research Fellowship!

19.06.2021
Dr. med. sci. Tobias Brummer: Publication in Current Opinion in Neurobiology

Jumpstart fellow Dr. med. sci. Tobias Brummer has published the article: "T cell-neuron interaction in inflammatory and progressive multiple sclerosis biology" in Current Opinion in Neurobiology. Please find the publication here.

01.06.2022
Johanna Helmstädter: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Johanna Helmstädter on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on March 29, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "Comprehensive characterization of cardiovascular protection by the GLP-1 (Glucagon-like peptide-1) analog liraglutide in experimental arterial hypertension".

22.04.2022
Dr. med Simon J. Gairing: Publication in PLoS One

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing has published the article: "Portal vein thrombosis is associated with an increased risk of bone fractures" in PLoS One. Please find the publication here.

13.04.2022
Nawid Albinger: Publication in Blood Cancer Journal

TransMed doctoral candidate Nawid Albinger has published the article: "Primary CD33-targeting CAR-NK cells for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia" in Blood Cancer Journal. Please find the publication here.

12.04.2022
Dr. med. Maurice Michel: Publication in Hepatology Communications

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Maurice Michel has published the article: "Effect of hepatic steatosis and associated metabolic comorbidities on health-related quality of life in people living with HIV" in Hepatology Communications. Please find the publication here.

08.04.2022
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in Gastrointestinal

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. Lukas Müller has published the article: "Fully automated AI-based splenic segmentation for predicting survival and estimating the risk of hepatic decompensation in TACE patients with HCC" in Gastrointestinal. Please find the publication here.

04.04.2022
Call for Else Kröner Fellowship Applications is open!

The Else Kröner Forschungskolleg Mainz "The importance of chronic inflammation in carcinogenesis: From microenvironment to effective therapy of liver tumors” and TRANSMED jointly offer a training program for young clinician scientists with a strong focus on translational research. Interested residents are very welcome to join the retreat of the research colleague on 9 + 10 May 2022 to inform about possible research projects.

 >> More Information to the Job Avertisement 

25.03.2022
Poster Award for Tobias Bexte

The IRTG medical student Tobias Bexte was awarded a "BEST POSTER AWARD" at this year's symposium of the Deutsche-Gesellschaft für Gentherapie e.V. (DG-GT) for his project on CRISPR-based optimization of NK cells against multiple myeloma. >> More (Pdf , 216,1 KB)

March 2022
We congratulate TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Maurice Michel for receiving a "Stufe I" intramural startup funding for research projects!

 

 

17.03.2022
Maria Teresa Bayo Jimenez: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Maria Teresa Bayo Jimenez on her successfully completed PhD thesis on March 17, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "Noise-induced vascular dysfunction, oxidative stress and inflammation- role of heme oxygenase-1 for vascular protection and adaptive response as well as additive adverse effects of noise in mouse models of diabetes and myocardial infarction".

08.03.2022
Emily Trzeciak: Publication in Cells

TransMed doctoral candidate Emily Trzeciak has published the article: "Oxidative Stress Differentially Influences the Survival and Metabolism of Cells in the Melanoma Microenvironment " in Cells. Please find the publication here.

07.03.2022
Dr. med Simon J. Gairing: Publication in Hepatology

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing has published (shared first-authorship) the article: "Emerging Immunotherapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Guide for Hepatologists" in Hepatology. Please find the publication here.

03.03.2022
Liana Marengo: Publication in CMLS

TransMed doctoral candidate Liana Marengo has published the article: "Meprin β knockout reduces brain Aβ levels and rescues learning and memory impairments in the APP/lon mouse model for Alzheimer's disease" in CMLS. Please find the publication here.

03.01.2022
Davide Warm: Publication in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience

TransMed doctoral candidate Davide Warm has published the article: "Gabaergic Interneurons in Early Brain Development: Conducting and Orchestrated by Cortical Network Activity" in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. Please find the publication here.

28.02.2022
Laura Bernáez Timón: Publication in Frontiers in American Physical Society

TransMed doctoral candidate Laura Bernáez Timón has published the article: "Synaptic plasticity controls the emergence of population-wide invariant representations in balanced network models" in American Physical Society. Please find the publication here.

23.02.20222
We are announcing the TransMed Science Day 2022! Save the date! The Science Day takes place on September 14th, 2022. More information coming soon.

17.02.2022
Second funding period granted
The “Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg Mainz” has received a 1.2 million € grant from the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung for a further three years. Thus, ten additional clinician scientists can be affiliated to the research college and their research in the field of liver cancer can be supported.

17.02.2022
Sanela Kalinovic: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Sanela Kalinovic on her successfully completed PhD thesis on February 17, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "Development of analytical assays for the detection and quantification of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in an animal model of arterial hypertension and other vascular complications - impact of ROS-induced inflammation and vice versa".

16.02.2022
Johanna Kurzawa: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Johanna Kurzawa on her successfully completed PhD thesis on February 16, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "Investigation of the role of AAK1 in PD pathogenesis".

February 2021
Natalie Holz: Publication in Emotion

TransMed doctoral candidate Natalie Holz has published the article: "The variably intense vocalizations of affect and emotion (VIVAE) corpus prompts new perspective on nonspeech perception " in Emotion. Please find the publication here.

31.01.2022
Felicia Dietsche: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Felicia Dietsche on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on January 31st, 2022! The title of her dissertation is: "The effect of Knockout and Mutation of the Transmembrane BAX Inhibitor Motif containing protein 5 (TMBIM5) on cellular and mitochondrial function in cells and mice."

15.01.2022
Dr. med. Dirk Ridder: Publication in Cancers

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. Dirk Ridder has published  the article: "Transforming Growth Factor-β Activated Kinase 1 (Tak1) Is Activated in Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Mediates Tumor Progression, and Predicts Unfavorable Outcome" in Cancers. Please find the publication here.

14.01.2022
Dr. med Simon J. Gairing: Publication in Hepatology Communications
TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing has published the article: "Evaluation of IL-6 for Stepwise Diagnosis of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis" in Hepatology Communications. Please find the publication here.

11.01.2022
Sara Becker: Publication in Frontiers in Viruses

TransMed doctoral candidate Sara Becker has published the article: "Host-Adapted Gene Families Involved in Murine Cytomegalovirus Immune Evasion" in Viruses. Please find the publication here.


11.01.2022
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in Cancer Imaging

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. Lukas Müller has published (shared first-authorship) the article: "Quantitative washout in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing TACE: an imaging biomarker for predicting prognosis?" in Cancer Imaging. Please find the publication here.

05.01.2022
Dr. med. Jan Engelmann: Publication in The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry

TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Jan Engelmann has published the article:"Routinely accessible parameters of mineralocorticoid receptor function, depression subtypes and response prediction: a post-hoc analysis from the Early Medication Change trial in major depressive disorder" in The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. Please find the publication here.

03.01.2022
We welcome our new Fellows!

The doctoral candidates Freya Thurn (Institute of Developmental Biology and Neurobiology) and Timo Michel (Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry) have received a TransMed Fellowship. We congratulate both of them!

03.01.2022
Das MAInz-DOC-Promotionskolleg hat 7 sechsmonatige Stipendien zum 1. Januar 2022 an herausragende Promovierende der Human- und Zahnmedizin vergeben! Das Stipendium in Höhe von 964 Euro/Monat ermöglicht den Stipendiat*innen neben der Teilnahme am MAInz-DOC-Programm auch die Teilnahme am TransMed-Ausbildungsprogramm.

03.01.2022
We congratulate Dr. Benedikt Figel (Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy), Dr. Stephanie Herold (Department of Internal Medicine III), Dr. Peter Sparwasser (Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology) and Dr. Helen Ullrich (Department of Cardiology I) for receiving a Clinical Research Fellowship!

23.12.2021
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in Imaging Informatics and Artificial Intelligence

TransMed clinician scientist Dr. Lukas Müller has published the article: "Commercial AI solutions in detecting COVID-19 pneumonia in chest CT: not yet ready for clinical implementation?" in Imaging Informatics and Artificial Intelligence. Please find the publication here.

22.12.2021
Hanane Lahnif: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Hanane Lahnif on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on December 16, 2021! The title of her dissertation is: "Development of novel small-molecule drug conjugates for diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer".

22.12.2021
Sedigheh Givi: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Sedigheh Givi on her successfully completed PhD thesis on December 9, 2021! The title of her dissertation is: "NKp30-CAR redirected, TCR-negative T lymphocytes elicit potent anti-tumoral responses to B7H6 expressing acute myeloid leukemia and melanoma".

18.12.2021
Dr. med. Dirk Ridder: Publication in International Journal of Cancer

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Comprehensive clinicopathologic study of alpha fetoprotein-expression in a large cohort of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma" in the International Journal of Cancer. Please find the publication here.

16.12.2021
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in the United European Gastroenterology Journal
TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. Lukas Müller has published the article: "Prevalence and clinical significance of clinically evident portal hypertension in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing transarterial chemoembolization" in the United European Gastroenterology Journal. Please find the publication here.

09.12.2021
Andrea Cugurra: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Andrea Cugurra on his successfully completed PhD thesis on December 7, 2021! The title of his dissertation is: "Myeloid cells at CNS borders: immune reservoirs ready to be used upon central nervous system demand".

09.12.2021
Fuguang Zhao: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Fuguang Zhao on his successfully completed PhD thesis on November 22, 2021! The title of his dissertation is: "New approaches for cisplatin resistant bladder cancer".

02.12.2021
Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing: Publication in Journal of Clinical Medicine

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing has published the article: "Portal Vein Thrombosis Is Associated with an Increased Incidence of Depression and Anxiety Disorders" in the Journal of Clinial Medicine. Please find the publication here.

23.11.2021
Natascha Ihbe: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Natascha Ihbe on her successfully completed PhD thesis on November 19, 2021! The title of her dissertation is: "A switch in L-type voltage gated calcium channel α subunits in GABAergic interneurons of the mouse somatosensory cortex mediates functional reorganization after traumatic brain injury".

23.11.2021
Umair Hassan: Publication in Brain Stimulation

TransMed doctoral candidate Umair Hassan has published the article: "The Brain Electrophysiological recording & STimulation (BEST) toolbox" in Brain Stimulation. Please find the publication here.

19.11.2021
Life Sciences Research Prize „Premio Angeletti-Mortari” 2021 for TransMed PhD student Leonardo Nardi

We congratulate Leonardo Nardi for receiving the “Premio Angeletti-Mortari” for introducing an innovative project to study adult neurogenesis in autism models, based on his review “Criss-crossing autism spectrum disorder and autism neurogenesis”. Please find more information here.

19.11.2021
Dr. med. Alexander Ziebart: Habilitation

We congratulate our former TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Alexander Ziebart, Department of Anaesthesiology, on his habilitation.

09.11.2021
Dr. med. David Herzog: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Dr. med. David Herzog on his successfully completed MD/PhD thesis on November 8, 2021! The title of his dissertation is: "Modelling heterogeneity of response to antidepressant treatment in the DBA/2J mouse strain: validation of the approach and mechanistic insights into the phenomenon of “response”".

02.11.2021
Lynn Bitar: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Lynn Bitar on her successfully completed PhD thesis on November 2, 2021! The title of her dissertation is: "Bioactive Lipid Signaling in Acute Brain Injury".

15.10.2021
Dr. med. Maurice Michel: Publication in Scientific Reports
 
TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. med. Maurice Michel has published the article: "Elevated serum levels of methylglyoxal are associated with impaired liver function in patients with liver cirrhosis" in Scientific Reports. Please find the publication here.

12.10.2021
Dr. med Maximilian Haist: Publication in Cancers

TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Maximilian Haist has published the article: "Anticoagulation with Factor Xa Inhibitors Is Associated with Improved Overall Response and Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Metastatic Malignant Melanoma Receiving Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors-A Retrospective, Real-World Cohort Study" in Cancers. Please find the publication here.

07.10.2021
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in Cancers

TransMed clinician scientist and fellow of the "Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg" Dr. Lukas Müller has published the article: "Immunonutritive Scoring for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Transarterial Chemoembolization: Evaluation of the CALLY Index" in Cancers. Please find the publication here.

24.09.2021
Dumitru Ciolac: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Dumitru Ciolac on his successfully completed PhD thesis on September 24, 2021! The title of his dissertation is: "Analysis of longitudinal alterations in cortical connectivity and immune responses in patients with multiple sclerosis".

17.09.2021
Yagmur Bülbül: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Yagmr Bülbül on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on Septemer 17th, 2021! The title of her dissertation is: "Charakterisierung einer neuartigen T-Zell Stimulation durch humane neutrophile Granulozyten".

13.09.2021
DAs MAInz-DOC-Promotionskolleg vergibt zum 1. Januar 2022 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. >> Weitere Informationen

03.09.2021
Congratulations to the Best Presentation Award Winners at the TransMed Science Day 2021!

Felicia Dietsche received the "frei für forschung - neue Wege in der Medizin e.V. Award" for the best short talk of a female doctoral candidate. David Andruszewski, Charlotte Guhl and Dr. Rebecca Knoll received a TransMed best presentation award.

Medical Minds Mainz Awards:
Marin Kuntic received the "Best TransMed Scientist Award PhD" and Dr. Sebastian Boegel received the "Best TransMed Scientist Award MD". Congratulations!

September 2021
Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing: Publication in Journal of Hepatology

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing has published (shared first-authorship) the article: "NAFLD-driven HCC: Safety and efficacy of current and emerging treatment options" in the Journal of Hepatology. Please find the publication here.

27.08.2021
Konstantinos Zifkos: Publication in International Journal of Molecular Science

TransMed doctoral candidate Konstantinos Zifkos has published the article: "Extracellular Vesicles and Thrombosis: Update on the Clinical and Experimental Evidence" in International Journal of Molecular Science. Please find the publication here.


05.08.2021
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in Cancers

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Lukas Müller has published the article: "Refining Prognosis in Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Immunonutrition and Liver Function" in Cancers. Please find the publication here.

22.07.2021
Katelyn Frenis: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Katelyn Frenis on her successfully completed PhD thesis on July 22, 2021! The title of her dissertation is: "Noise-induced vascular dysfunction and arterial hypertension – role of eNOS uncoupling, ROS formation from phagocytic NADPH oxidase and vascular infiltration of immune cells".

14.07.2021
Dr. med. Regina Hummel: Publication in Journal of Neurochemistry

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Regina Hummel has published the article: "Single intracerebroventricular progranulin injection adversely affects the blood–brain barrier in experimental traumatic brain injury" in the Journal of Neurochemistry. Please find the publication here.

23.06.2021
Margaryta Tevosian: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Margaryta Tevosian on her successfully completed PhD thesis on June 23, 2021! The title of her dissertation is: "Anandamide signaling in resilience to stress-induced behavioral dysregulation".

12.06.2021
Dr. med. Tiemo Gerber: Publication in Diagnostic Pathology

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Tiemo Gerber has published the article: "SWI/SNF-deficient undifferentiated/rhabdoid carcinoma of the gallbladder carrying a POLE mutation in a 30-year-old woman: a case report" in Diagnostic Pathology. Please find the publication here.

10.06.2021
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in Frontiers in Oncology

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. Lukas Müller has published the article "Immunonutritive Scoring in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Transarterial Chemoembolization: Prognostic Nutritional Index or Controlling Nutritional Status Score?" in Frontiers in Oncology. Please find the publication here.

04.06.2021
Arjun Sharma: Publication in Frontiers in Medicine

TransMed doctoral candidate Arjun Sharma has published the article: "Nanomedicine: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to COVID-19" in Frontiers in Medicine. Please find the publication here.


June 2021
Kevin Jan Legscha: Publication in Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer

TransMed Clinician Scientist Kevin Jan Legscha has published the article "Δ133p53α enhances metabolic and cellular fitness of TCR-engineered T cells and promotes superior antitumor immunity" in the Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer. Please find the publication here.

23.05.2021
Dr. med. David Herzog: Publication in Journal of Psychiatric Research

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. David Herzog has published (shared first-authorship) the article "Early onset of depression and treatment outcome in patients with major depressive disorder" in the Journal of Psychiatric Research. Please find the publication here.

18.05.2021
Anna Mavromanoli: Publication in Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostatis

TransMed doctoral candidate Anna Mavromanoli has published the article: "Antithrombotics and new interventions for venous thromboembolism: Exploring possibilities beyond factor IIa and factor Xa inhibition" in Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostatis. Please find the publication here.

14.05.2021
We congratulate Dr. Christian Labenz (Department for Internal Medicine I), Dr. Caroline Mann (Department of Dermatology), Dr. Marie-Kristin Schwaegermann (Department of Internal Medicine III) and Dr. Julia Stingl (Department of Ophtalmology) for receiving a Clinical Research Fellowship!

14.05.2021
Dr. med. Tiemo Gerber: Publication in the Journal of Clinical Medicine

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Tiemo Gerber has published the article: "Clinicopathological Significance of Syndecan-1 in Cholangiocarcinoma: A Study Based on Immunohistochemistry and Public Sequencing Data" in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Please find the publication here.

13.05.2021
Dr. med. Fabian Stöhr and Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in Journal of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

TransMed Clinician Scientists Dr. med. Fabian Stöhr and Lukas Müller have published (shared first-authorship) the article: "Current Strategies to Identify Patients That Will Benefit from TACE Treatment and Future Directions a Practical Step-by-Step Guide" in the Journal of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Please find the publication here.

12.05.2021
Dr. med. Maurice Michel: Publication in
Quality of Life Research
TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Maurice Michel has published the article: "Health-related quality of life in patients with autoimmune hepatitis" in Quality of Life Research. Please find the publication here.

12.05.2021
Dr. med. Lukas Müller: Publication in the Journal of Clinical Medicine

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Lukas Müller has published the article "Survival Prediction in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Proof of Concept Study Using Artificial Intelligence for Risk Assessment" in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. You can find the publication here.

12.05.2021
Dr. med. Maximilian Haist: Publication in Cancers

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Maximilian Haist has published (shared first-authorship) the article "Discontinuation of BRAF/MEK-Directed Targeted Therapy after Complete Remission of Metastatic Melanoma-A Retrospective Multicenter ADOReg Study" in Cancers. Please find the publication here.

11.05.2021
Dr. med. Maurice Michel: Publication in
Cancers
TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Maurice Michel has published the article: "The Role of p53 Dysfunction in Colorectal Cancer and Its Implication for Therapy" in Cancers. Please find the publication here.

03.05.2021
Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing: Publication in Journal of Clinical Medicine

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Simon J. Gairig has published the article "The Addition of Transarterial Chemoembolization to Palliative Chemotherapy Extends Survival in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma" in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Please find the publication here.

06.05.2021
Natalie Holz: Publication in Scientific Report

TransMed doctoral candidate Natalie Holz has published the article: "The paradoxical role of emotional intensity in the perception of vocal affect" in Scientific Report. Please find the publication here.

19.04.2021
Maria Teresa Bayo Jiminez: Publication in Antioxidants

TransMed doctoral candidate Maria Teresa Bayo Jiminez has published the article: "Noise-Induced Vascular Dysfunction, Oxidative Stress, and Inflammation Are Improved by Pharmacological Modulation of the NRF2/HO-1 Axis" in Antioxidants. Please find the publication here.

18.04.2021
Dr. med. Maximilian Haist: Publication in Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Maximilian Haist has published (shared first-authorship) the article "Response durability after cessation of immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma: a retrospective multicenter DeCOG study" in Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy. Please find the publication here.

03.04.2021
Simone C. Boedecker: Publication in Pathogens

Jumpstart fellow Simone C. Boedecker has published the article: "COVID-19—Importance for Patients on the Waiting List and after Kidney Transplantation—A Single Center Evaluation in 2020–2021" in Pathogens. Please find the publication here.

17.03.2021
Two awards for TransMed MD student Tobias Bexte at EBMT congress

At this year's 47th Congress of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), the work of Tobias Bexte (IRTG / CRC 1292 / TP12 - AG Ullrich) was awarded with two prizes - the "Springer Nature Poster Award" (Best Basic Science Poster Award) and a "Best Young Abstract Award". >> More (Pdf , 215,9 KB)

15.03.2021
Dr. med. Regina Hummel: Publication in
Frontiers in cell and developmental biology
TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Regina Hummel has published (shared first-authorship) the article: "Pharmacologic Inhibition of ADAM10 Attenuates Brain Tissue Loss, Axonal Injury and Pro-inflammatory Gene Expression Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice" in Frontiers in cell and developmental biology. Please find the publication here.

04.03.2021
Dr. med. Lea Penzkofer: Publication in Zentralblatt für Chirurgie

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Lea Penzkofer has published the article "[Liver Resections Can Be Safely Performed in Cirrhotic Patients after Careful Patient Selection]" in the Zentralblatt für Chirurgie. Please find the publication here.

March 2021
Dr. med. Johannes Piepgras: Publication in the European Journal of Neurology

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Johannes Piepgras has published the article "Neurofilament light chain levels reflect outcome in a patient with glutamic acid decarboxylase 65 antibody-positive autoimmune encephalitis under immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy" in the European Journal of Neurology. Please find the publication here.

23.02.2021
Samantha Schmaul: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Samantha Schmaul on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on February 23, 2021!
The title of her dissertation is "TrpA1 activation dampens neuroinflammation via MHC class II modulation on astrocytes".

10.02.2021
We are announcing the TransMed Science Day 2021! Save the date! The Science Day takes places on September 1st, 2021. More information coming soon.

08.02.2021
Daniela Schenkel: Publication in Scientific Reports

TransMed doctoral candidate Daniela Schenkel has published (shared first-authorship) the article: "Sex-dependent alterations in behavior, drug responses and dopamine transporter expression in heterozygous DAT-Cre mice " in Scientific Reports. Please find the publication here.

05.02.2021
Julia Schmiedeke: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Julia Schmiedeke on her successfully completed PhD thesis on February 5, 2021!
The title of her dissertation is: "Impact of murine cytomegalovirus proteins on mast cell degranulation".

18.01.2021
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

18.01.2021
Call for TransMed Jumpstart Fellowship Applications is open!

TransMed offers the Jumpstart Program for young medical graduates who just started their residency. The Jumpstart Program aims at generating the preliminary data and skills required to apply for external early career support.
>> More information

08.01.2021
Dr. Jan-Sebastian Boegel: Publikation in RMD Open
 
MAInz-DOC-Promotionskolleg Stipendiat Dr. Jan-Sebastian Boegel hat den Artikel "Current status of use of high throughput nucleotide sequencing in rheumatology" in RMD Open veröffentlicht. Die Publikation finden Sie hier.

08.01.2021
Maximilian Haist: Pulication in Cancers

TransMed Clinician Scientist Maximilian Haist has published the article "The Functional Crosstalk between Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells and Regulatory T Cells within the Immunosuppressive Tumor Microenvironment" in Cancers. Please find the publication here.

05.01.2021
Dr. med. David Herzog: Publication in Translational Psychiatry

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. David Herzog has published the article "A distinct transcriptional signature of antidepressant response in hippocampal dentate gyrus granule cells" in Translational Psychiatry. Please find the publication here.

January 2021
Dr. med Simon J. Gairing: Publication in Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Simon J. Gairing has published the article:"Multidisciplinary approach to the complex treatment for non-cirrhotic portal hypertension - case-report-based discussion " in Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie. Please find the publication here.

January 2021
Dr. med. Jan Engelmann: Publication in the
Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
TransMed Slinician Scientist Dr. med. Jan Engelmann has published the article: "Tolerability of High-Dose Venlafaxine After Switch From Escitalopram in Nonresponding Patients With Major Depressive Disorder" in the Journal of Clinical Pyschopharmacology. Please find the publication here.

04.01.2021
We welcome our new Fellows!

The clinician scientists Dr. Rebecca Knoll  (Department of Pediatrics) and Dr. Sebastian Wolf (Department of Internal Medicine III) as well as the doctoral candidate Alice Bury (Department of Internal Medicine III) have received a TransMed Fellowship.
Moreover, the clinician scientists Dr. Maurice Michel and Kateryna Shmanko (Department of Internal Medicine I) as well as Dr. Tiemo Gerber (Institute of Pathology) have just started at the Else Kröner Research College. The clinician scientists Dr. Simone Boedecker (Department of Internal Medicine I) and Dr. Johannes Piepgras (Department of Neurology) have received a TransMed Jumpstart Fellowship.
We congratulate and wish all of them a successfull research work!

16.12.2020
Angela Radetz: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Angela Radetz on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on December 16, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is "Identifying distinct patterns of functional and structural brain integrity in early autoimmune neuroinflammation".

08.12.2020
Dr. med Maurice Michel: Publication in the Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Maurice Michel has published the article "Liver-specific diagnostic for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) - time to replace liver biopsy?" in the Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie. Please find the publication here.

03.12.2020
Davide Bassetti: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Davide Bassetti on his successfully completed PhD thesis on December 3, 2020!
The title of his dissertation is "Developmental profile of mTOR-dependent synaptic dysfunction of the medial prefrontal cortex in Tsc2+/- mice".

03.12.2020
Das MAInz-DOC-Promotionskolleg hat 10 sechsmonatige Stipendien zum 1. Dezember 2020 an herausragende Promovierende der Human- und Zahnmedizin vergeben!
Das Stipendium in Höhe von 964 Euro/Monat ermöglicht den Stipendiat*innen neben der Teilnahme am MAInz-DOC-Programm auch die Teilnahme am TransMed-Ausbildungsprogramm.

27.11.2020
Meike Kespohl: Completion of doctoral thesis

We congratulate Meike Kespohl on her successfully completed PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) thesis on November 27, 2020! The title of her Dissertation is "Impact of the ISG15 system on Coxsackievirus B3 infection".

20.11.2020
Aniello Lombardi: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Aniello Lombardi on his successfully completed PhD thesis on November 20, 2020!
The title of his dissertation is "Mechanisms and functional consequences of short term plasticity in the GABAergic system of immature and adult circuits".

18.11.2020
Project of TransMed MD student Tobias Bexte received GILEAD GRANT in the field of oncology
At a virtual event, pharmaceutical and biotechnology company Gilead Sciences announced the awards of the 2020 Gilead Grant Program. In the field of oncology, the team of Professor Dr. med. Evelyn Ullrich (CRC 1292 / TP12) from the Department of “Experimental Immunology” of the Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine of the University Hospital Frankfurt received an award and the associated funding for the project to develop an innovative Sleeping Beauty (SB)-based CAR-NK cell therapy. >>More (Pdf , 193,3 KB)

Anke Werner: Completion of doctoral thesis
We congratulate Anke Werner on her successfully completed PhD thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) on October 26, 2020!
The title of her dissertation is "Die Bedeutung von Aminosäuretransportern und endogener Synthese für die Bereitstellung von Arginin in humanen T-Lymphozyten und chronischen lymphatischen Leukämiezellen".

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".

05.10.2020
Das MAInz-DOC-Promotionskolleg vergibt zum 1. Dezember 2020 sechsmonatige Stipendien für herausragende Promovierende der Human- und Zahnmedizin vergeben. Das Stipendium in Höhe von 964 Euro/Monat ermöglicht Ihnen auch die Teilnahme am gesamten TransMed-Ausbildungsprogramm.

05.10.2020
Leonardo Righesso: Publication in Clinical Oral Implants Research

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Leonardo Righesso has published the article "Dynamic contrast‐enhanced magnetic resonance imaging for monitoring angiogenesis during bone regeneration – a randomized pilot study in rabbits" in Clinical Oral Implants Research.

23.09.2020
Felicia Maull: Publication in Cells

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Felicia Maull has published (shared first-authorship) the article "Transmembrane BAX Inhibitor-1 Motif Containing Protein 5 (TMBIM5) Sustains Mitochondrial Structure, Shape, and Function by Impacting the Mitochondrial Protein Synthesis Machinery " in Cells. Please find the publication here.

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.

09.09.2020
Dr. med. Korbinian Nepomuk Kropp: Publication in PLoS One

TransMed clinician scientist Dr. med. Korbinian Nepomuk Kropp has published the article: "A bicistronic vector backbone for rapid seamless cloning and chimerization of αβT-cell receptor sequences" in PLoS One. 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".

03.09.2020
Leonard Kaps: Publication in Cells

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Leonard Kaps has published the article "Targeting Cancer Associated Fibroblasts in Liver Fibrosis and Liver Cancer Using Nanocarriers" in Cells. Please find the publication here.

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".

26.08.2020
Sara Becker: Publication in Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Sara Becker has published the article "Positive Role of the MHC Class-I Antigen Presentation Regulator m04/gp34 of Murine Cytomegalovirus in Antiviral Protection by CD8 T Cells " in Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. Please find the publication here.

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

July 2020
Dr. med Felix Hahn: Publication in the Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Felix Hahn has published the article "Survival prediction for patients with non-resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma undergoing chemotherapy: a retrospective analysis comparing the tumor marker CA 19-9 with cross-sectional Imaging" in the Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology. Please find the publication here.

19.06.2020
Sarah Ayash: Publication in the
Journal of Translational Psychiatry
TransMed Doctoral Candidate Sarah Ayash has published the article " Stress inoculation in mice induces global resilience" in the Journal of Translational Psychiatry. Please find the publication here.

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".

03.02.2020
Dr. med. Felix Hahn: Publication in PLoS

TransMed Clinician Scientist Dr. med. Felix Hahn has published the article "Risk prediction in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Direct comparison of the MEGNA score and the 8th edition of the UICC/AJCC Cancer staging System" in PLoS. Please find the publication here.

January 2020
Johanna Helmstädter: Publication in the Journal of Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Johanna Helmstädter has published the article "Endothelial GLP-1 (Glucagon-Like Peptide-1) Receptor Mediates Cardiovascular Protection by Liraglutide In Mice With Experimental Arterial Hypertension." in the Journal of Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. Please find the publication here.

13.01.2020
Carolin Czauderna: Publication in the Journal of Gastroenterology

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Carolin Czauderna has published the article "[Monocentric experiences of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for advanced hepatocellular carcinomas (BCLC-C)]" in the Journal of Gastroenterology. Please find the publication here.

January 2020
Sarah Ayash: Publication in the Journal of Psychiatric Research

TransMed Doctoral Candidate Sarah Ayash has published the article "Chronic social defeat-induced social avoidance as a proxy of stress resilience in mice involves conditioned learning" in the Journal of Psychiatric Research. Please find the publication here.

2020
Arjun Sharma: Publication in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

TransMed doctoral candidate Arjun Sharma has published the article: "Cancer fighting SiRNA-RRM2 loaded nanorobots" in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. Please find the publication here.

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!