Currently funded projects

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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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Study of biliary microbiome in liver transplantation (SMILE)

Institution: Klinik für Allgemein-, Viszeral- und Transplantationschirurgie, Klinikum der Universität München
Applicant: Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Andrassy
EKFS funding line: Key Project

Image: ARHGEF6 mutations lead to congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract

Investigation of the role of ARHGEF6 as a potential novel monogenic cause of congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract

Institution: Charité – Universitätsklinik Berlin
Applicant: Dr. med. Verena Klämbt
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner-Memorial-Stipendium

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Investigating the bidirectional relationship between the gut microbiome and immunosuppressants: A step towards personalizing the immunosuppressive therapy of renal transplant recipients

Institution: University Children’s Hospital Heidelberg & European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Heidelberg
Applicant: Maral Baghai Arassi
EKFS funding line: First and Second Applications

Dr. Charlotte von Horn

Role of erythrocytes in normothermic machine perfusion for cold stored kidney grafts

Institution: Universitätsklinikum Essen, Abteilung für chirurgische Forschung
Applicant: Dr. rer. medic. Charlotte von Horn
EKFS funding line: first application

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Deciphering the epigenetic basis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with the help of a stem cell based in vitro model

Institution: Institute for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, University Clinic Duesseldorf
Applicant: Dr. Nina Graffmann
EKFS funding line: First application

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Deciphering acute kidney injury

Institution: Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
Applicant: Prof. Gerd Walz
EKFS funding line: Key Project

Alessandro Ori, PhD

Identification and functional validation of the proteome changes influencing the decline of the intestinal epithelium in aging

Institution: Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI)
Applicant: Alessandro Ori
EKFS funding line: first application

Research on Rare Important Syndromes in Endocrinology (RISE)

Clinician Scientist Programme on Rare Important Syndromes in Endocrinology (RISE)

Institution: Department of Paediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus an der Technischen Universität Dresden
Applicant: Prof. Dr. med. Angela Hübner
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg

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Research Center On Rare kidney Diseases >>RECORD<<

Applicant: Prof. Dr. Mario Schiffer, Prof. Dr. Michael Wiesener
Institution: Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Medizinische Klinik 4
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg