Currently funded projects


The Relaxin Receptor 1 for Treatment of Heart Failure

Institution: Medizinische Klinik (Krehl-Klinik), Zentrum für Innere Medizin, Klinik für Kardiologie, Angiologie und Pneumologie, Innere Medizin III, Heidelberg
Applicant: Prof. Dr. med. Philip Raake
EKFS funding line: Translational Research

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Dissecting novel immune evasion strategies of Staphylococcus aureus

Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology, Hannover Medical School
Applicant: Dr. rer. nat. Volker Winstel
EKFS funding line: First Application


Identifying novel gene regulatory functions of glucocorticoids

Institution: Helmholtz Zentrum München
Applicant: Henriette Uhlenhaut
EKFS funding line: Key Project

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Prediction, validation and prevention of post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment with human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)

Institution: Klinik und für Neurologie mit Lehrstuhl für Experimentelle Neurologie, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Applicant: PD Dr. Petra Hühnchen
EKFS funding line: First and second applications


Integrated home Based Care in Kyrgyzstan

Organisation: German Red Cross (GRC)
Partner country: Kyrgyzstan
Partner organisation in partner country: Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan (RCSK)

Vestine in ihrem Zuhause. Im Bett: Samuel


Organisation: 1000 Hügel e.V.
Partner country: Rwanda
Partner organisation in partner country: RD Rwanda

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Strengthening of palliative care in northern Tanzania

Organisation: German Institut for Medical Mission (Difäm)
Partner country: Tanzania
Partner organisation in partner country: Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT)

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Analysis of the influence of extreme prematurity on visual function, visual quality of life and retinal morphology in adulthood - the Gutenberg Prematurity Study

Institution: Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Applicant: PD Dr. med. Achim Fieß
EKFS funding line: First application

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Targeted dietary interventions beyond caloric restriction as novel preconditioning strategies for acute kidney injury – a translational research approach

Institution: Department II of Internal Medicine, Center for molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) and CECAD Research Center, University Hospital of Cologne
Applicant: Dr. med. Felix Carlo Köhler
EKFS funding line: First Application

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Nonmuscle actin filaments in health and disease

Institution: Institute of Clinical Genetics University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at the Technische Universität Dresden
Applicant: PD Dr. med. habil. Nataliya Di Donato
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner Exzellenzstipendium