Currently funded projects

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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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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

Imaging of immunofluorescent staining of pancreatic duct-like organoids generated from human induced pluripotent stem cells

Pancreatic cancer initiation through IPMN precursor lesions modelled in GNAS-mutated human pluripotent stem cell derived ductal organoids

Institution: Ulm University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine I
Applicant: Meike Hohwieler
EKFS funding line: First Application

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Optimised bisacylphosphane oxides and tailored photonic crystal fibers for gentle photolatent cancer therapy

Institution: Max-Planck-Institut für die Physik des Lichts, Erlangen
Applicant: Dr. Leonhard Möckl
EKFS funding line: First application

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The Role of Autophagy in trophoblasts in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia

Institution: Geburtshilfe und Perinatale Medizin Goethe-Universitätsklinik Frankfurt
Applicant: Lukas Jennewein
EKFS funding line: First application

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Investigation of sodium channel Nav1.8 knock-out by CRISPR-Cas9 technology in human induced pluripotent stem cell cardiomyocytes

Institution: Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University Göttingen
Applicant: Dr. Nico Hartmann
EKFS funding line: First application

Multiplexed complexome profiling

Multiplexed complexomics to foster routine protein complex profiling in medical research and diagnostics

Institution: Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Applicant: Sergio Guerrero-Castillo
EKFS funding line: first application

The CRISPR/Cas-based gene therapy will be tested in human iPS cell-derived heart muscle.

Preclinical evaluation of CRISPR/Cas-based gene therapy in the human heart muscle

Institution: University Medical Center Göttingen, Stem Cell Unit
Applicant: Dr. Lukas Cyganek
EKFS funding line: first application

Creation of atrial equipotential lines for termination of atrial fibrillation

New treatment strategy for atrial fibrillation and atrial arrhythmias using atrial tattooing

Institution: University Hospital Heidelberg, Department of Cardiology
Applicant: PD Dr. med. Constanze Schmidt
EKFS funding line: First application