We are happy to welcome Dr. Cholpon Shambetova, a distinguished specialist in movement disorders from Kyrgyzstan, to the Institute of Neurogenetics. Dr. Shambetova is renowned as one of Central Asia’s pioneering figures in the realm of movement disorders. Her academic journey includes earning an MD and completing a neurology residency at the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, […]
We are pleased to announce the recent addition of Dr. Maria Leila Doquenia to the professional staff of the Institute of Neurogenetics in Lübeck. Dr. Doquenia is a proficient practitioner of adult neurology, bringing a rich blend of academic accomplishment and clinical experience to our institution. Dr. Doquenia’s academic journey commenced with the achievement of
We are extending a very warm welcome to Dr. Andona Milovanovic, a neurology resident from Belgrade, Serbia who just joined the Institute of Neurogenetics for a 5-month-long research visit. Dr. Milovanovic works at the Neurology Clinic, University Clinical Center of Serbia in the field of neurodegenerative diseases with the team led by Prof. Dr. Vladimir
Jost joined the institute as an intern for five months. He worked in the fly laboratory where he contributed to the characterization of a new Drosophila model for fatty acid hydroxylase-associated neurodegeneration (FAHN) recently published in Front Cell Dev Biol. Jost has now moved on to begin his medical studies. We wish him all the
Alexander Balck receives a grant from the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation to investigate epigenetic modifiers of Parkinson’s disease.
Alexander Balck from the Institute of Neurogenetics and Department of Neurology received >340.000€ from the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation (https://www.ekfs.de/) to conduct a longitudinal investigation of epigenetic Modifiers of Parkinson’s disease in the DeNoPa cohort (https://www.denopa.de/).
Each year, Clarivate™ recognizes the world’s most influential researchers ─ the chosen few who have been cited most often by their peers over the past decade. As of 2022, less than 7,000, or about 0.1% of the world’s researchers in 21 research areas and across multiple disciplines, have received this exclusive honor. Professor. Dr. Christine
Congratulations to Dr. med Jannik Prasuhn, who received the Thiemann Foundation fellowship, the so-called “Parkinson Fellowship” aims in this respect to fill a gap in the research of neurodegenerative diseases and has been awarded annually since 2015. The foundation has already supported several highly qualified award recipients, fascinating research endeavors, and educational publications, and it
Leonie Blöbaum is a Master’s student of Molecular Life Science at the University of Lübeck. She obtained her BSc degree from the University of Lübeck, where she investigated the localization of circadian transcription factors during nuclear export inhibition. During previous internships, she gathered practical training in the Quality Systems and Compliance department at GSK Vaccines,
Christine Klein receives the certificate for newly elected members of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
Gerald Haug (President of the Leopoldina), Christine Klein (Director of the Institute for Neurogenetics at the University of Lübeck), Franziska Hornig (Secretary General of the Leopoldina).
Tuğçe Gül, a Suna Kıraç Scholar, is a visiting PhD student that has graduated from Yıldız Technical University, Molecular Biology and Genetics Department. Her undergraduate thesis investigated SOD1 mutations in Turkish ALS patients. She obtained her MSc degree from Yeditepe University, Molecular Medicine Department during which she investigated the effect of miRNA-148a expression on LDL