Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Alumni

2020


Consuelo Fois, PhD
Thesis: "Adult neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb: an all-optical physiology approach to explore the functional role of the newborn neurons in the sensory processing"
Current affiliation: Evotec, Orth a. d. Donau, Austria

Haichao Ji, PhD
Thesis: "Activity-dependent regulation of postsynaptic PRG-1 function via calpain"
Current affiliation: Center of Anatomy, University Hospital, Cologne

Dr. rer. nat. Franziska Krebs
Thesis: "Zelluläre und molekulare Biomarker immunologisch vermittelter Krankheitsbilder am Beispiel von Tumor und Autoimmunität"
Current affiliation: Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Mainz

Dr. rer. physiol. Lisa Eggebrecht
Thesis: "Oral anticoagulation therapy – Clinical application and pleiotropic effects on the cardiovascular system"
Current affiliation: Center for Epidemiology and Health Research (ZEG), Berlin

Stefanie Keller, PhD
Thesis:  "Exploration of the oncogene EGFRvIII as a target for the cure of malignant brain tumors"
Current affiliation: streamedup!, Wiesbaden

Verica Vasic, PhD
Thesis:  "EGFL7 affects hippocampal neurogenesis with consequences for learning and memory"
Current affiliation: Institute of Microanatomy and Neurobiology, University Medical Center Mainz

Wenqiang Fan, PhD
Thesis:  "Role of Yap1 in adult neural stem cell proliferation and maintenance"
Current affiliation: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Aiwei Liu, PhD
Thesis: "Fluorescence lifetime imaging ophthalmoscope and supplement of agonistic TrkB antibody in a glaucoma model"
Current affiliation: Dizal Pharma, Shanghai, China

2019

Radhika Menon, PhD
Thesis: "Modeling X-linked Opitz BBB/G syndrome using human cerebral organoids reveals an altered neurodevelopmental program"
Current affiliation: Mimetas, Leiden, Netherlands

Sarah Ayash, PhD
Thesis: "Mouse Models of Social Stress: Understanding Resilience through Refinement of Phenotypic"
Current affiliation: Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research, Mainz

Caroline Fischer, PhD
Thesis: "Tetrahydrobiopterin bridges redox and lysophosphatidic acid signaling in itch sensation"
Current affiliation: Institute for Clinical Pharmacology, Frankfurt

Snjezana Mikulicic, PhD
Thesis: "A study on human papillomavirus entry: Formation of the entry receptor complex"

Venkata Chaitanya Chirumamilla, PhD
Thesis: "Establishing the analytical and statistical framework for connectivity analysis of MRI and EEG data"

Dr. rer. nat. Sarah Dietzen
Thesis: "Funktionelle Charakterisierung IRF4-gesteuerter Transkriptionsfaktorkomplexe in Th9-Zellen"

Venkata Garlapati, PhD
Thesis: "Tissue factor cytoplasmic tail regulates myeloid cell activation and superoxide formation in chronic myocardial infarction"
Current affiliation: Department of Cardiology I, University Medical Center Mainz

Min Chen, PhD
Thesis: "Maternal PETN treatment in hypertensive rat models"

Shibajee Mandal, PhD
Thesis: "Interleukin-4 treatment repairs axon damage in neuroinflammation"
Current affiliation: Charles River, Kuopio, Finland

Nabin Koirala, PhD
Thesis: "Structural network characterization in patients with Parkinson's disease"
Current affiliation: Haskins Laboratories, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Guilherme Horta, PhD
Thesis: "Synaptic phospholipid signaling at cortical glutamatergic synapses: role in the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders"
Current affiliation: Institute of Microanatomy and Neurobiology, University Medical Center Mainz

Janine Wilting, PhD
Thesis: "Structural and cognitive alterations in early multiple sclerosis – a combined magnetic resonance imaging and clinical study"
Current affiliation: LWL Klinik Marsberg

 

2018

Alaa Ibrahim, PhD
Thesis: "The role of TLR-4 in the generation of posttraumatic inflammation in the tibia fracture model"
Current affiliation: Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), USA

Georg Payrhuber, PhD
Thesis: "The role of PRG1 at the dendritic spine"
Current affiliation: Test Engineer, P3 Systems GmbH, Stuttgart

Andrea Schnatz, PhD                                                                                                                             
Thesis: "Early events after axon injury: a link between regenerative signaling and axonal ribisome transfer"
Current affiliation: Institute of Developmental Biology and Neurobiology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Dr. med. Alexander Ziebart, Clinician Scientist
Current affiliation: Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center Mainz

Dr. med. Eva-Marie Fehr, Clinician Scientist
Current affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine III, University Medical Center Mainz

Dr. med. Joanna Wegner, Clinician Scientist
Current affiliation: Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Mainz

Dr. med. Sophia Zimmer (neè Wilden),  Clinician Scientist
Current affiliation: Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Mainz

Anna Gerlicher, PhD
Thesis: "Dopaminergic enhancement of extinction memory consolidation"
Current affiliation: Clinical Psychology Department, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Klytaimnistra Kiouptsi, PhD
Thesis: "Influences of gut microbiota, hypoxia and F8-deficiency on plasmatic von Willebrand factor levels and integrin αIIbβ3 mediated platelet function"
Current affiliation: Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis (CTH), Mainz

Dr. rer. nat. Anja Klein
Thesis: "Functionalisation of biomaterials with bone sialoprotein for joint and bone replacement"
Current affiliation: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Medical Center Mainz

Dr. rer. nat. Heide-Katharina Bauer
Thesis: "Etablierung und Charakterisierung eines prävaskularisierten in vitro Schleimhaut-Äquivalents"
Current affiliation: Operative Consulting at agap2, Frankfurt

Sadhna Sahani, PhD
Thesis: "Role of plasticity-related gene-2 (PRG-2) in processing of precise somatosensory information"
Current affiliation: Regulatory Affairs, Coty, Frankfurt


2017

Dr. med. Daniel Teschner, Clinician Scientist
Current affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine III, University Medical Center Mainz

Qi Wang, PhD
Thesis: "Nitric oxide guanylyl cyclase isoform 1 facilitates presynaptic transmitter release and modulates brain damage after unilateral traumatic brain injury through regulation of TNF-α expression in the sensorimotor cortex of mice"
Current affiliation: Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA

Oriane Blanquie, PhD
Thesis: "Electrical activity in the developing mouse neocortex controls apoptosis in a region- and cell type-specific manner"
Current affiliation: German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn

Jin Cheng, PhD
Thesis: "Precise somatotopic thalamocortical axon guidance depends on LPA-mediated PRG-2/radixin signaling"
Current affiliation: Institute of Neuroscience (ION), Shanghai, China

Alireza Pouya, PhD
Thesis: "Effects of mutant GDAP1 on mitochondrial dynamics and function in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease studied in neural cells differentiated from patient-derived pluripotent stem cells"
Current affiliation: Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie der Universität Heidelberg (ZMBH), Heidelberg University

Carine Thalman, PhD
Thesis: "The role of autotaxin at glutamatergic synapses"
Current affiliation: Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Mainz

Lianyong Qiao, PhD
Thesis: "Molecular cause and functional impact of Plasticity-related gene-1 SNP"
Current affiliation: Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking, China

 

2016

Amgad Droby, PhD
Thesis: "Structural and functional imaging of neuronal compartment damage in multiple sclerosis patients"
Current affiliation: Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Florie Le Prieult, PhD
Thesis: "Early cortical transhemispheric alterations after unilateral traumatic brain injury in the mouse sensorimotor cortex"
Current affiliation: AbbVie, Neuroscience R&D, Ludwigshafen

 

2015

Yunbo Li, PhD
Thesis: "Plasticity-related Gene 1 Specifically Mediates Lysophosphatidic Acid Uptake"
Current affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, USA

Xingfeng Liu, PhD
Thesis: "PRG-1 Regulates Cell Adhesion via PP2A/ß1-integrin Signaling"
Current affiliation: Guizhou Province Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China