Congratulations to Gerd Heusch!

In November 2019 Prof. Dr. Gerd Heusch was named as one of the "Highly Cited Researchers“ by the Web of Science Group. This title is awarded „in recognition of exceptional research performance demonstrated by reproduction of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1 % for field and year in Cross-Field“.



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Collaborative Research Centre 1116 receives second grant for 4 years!

The German Research Foundation announced on November 26 that they will be funding the Collaborative Research Centre 1116 (CRC 1116) "Master Switches in cardiac ischemia" from the Heinrich Heine University for a second period of 4 years. 

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Two new doctor titles: Dr. Senem Sahin and Dr. Malgorzata Isic

Senem Sahin and Malgorzata Isic both successfully completed their final PhD oral examination in November and were awarded their doctor titles.  Their PhD work was conducted in the laboratory of Professor Martina Krüger. We congratulate them and wish them every success in the future.

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Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate & Post-Graduate Award goes to Erika Engelowski

The Collaborative Research Centre 1116 congratulates Erika Engelowski on receiving the Sidney & Joan Pestka Graduate Award.  Erika is a PhD student of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Scheller's at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Heinrich Heine University.

Erika will give a presentation about her project "Di- and Trimeric Biological Switches Made of Nanobody-Cytokine Receptor Fusion Proteins Simulate Natural Signal Transduction" at the 6th Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society in Boston, USA on 28th of October, 2018. For more Information: cytokinesociety.org/2018-icis-young-investigator-awards/

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Annette Kronenbitter has been awarded her PhD!

On the 13th July Annette Kronenbitter was awarded her PhD with a magna cum laude. The title of her thesis is "Altered sarcomere function and myocyte calcium cycling in the remote myocardium after myocardial infarction". 

Annette completed her PhD in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Schmitt at the Institute of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Heinrich Heine University, as part of the Research Training Group of the Collaborative Research Centre 1116.

We congratulate Annette on the successful completion of her PhD and wish her a good start at Sanofi!  

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Caffeine from Four Cups of Coffee Protects the Heart and Vessels with the Help of Mitochondria

Caffeine consumption has been associated with lower risks for multiple diseases, including type II diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, but the mechanism underlying these protective effects has been unclear.

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Team Building IRTG1902 and SFB1116 on the water

The doctoral researchers of the research training groups enjoyed a team building event on lake Unterbach. In the hot weather the time on the lake was a welcome break from the Lab. The 5-person canoes provided a perfect opportunity to get to know each other and to work together in friendly competition against other teams. 

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Neu eingerichtetes Eltern-Kind-Zimmer des SFB 1116 eröffnet!

Ab sofort steht den Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern des SFB 1116 der neu eingerichtete Eltern-Kind-Raum im Institut für Pharmakologie und Klinische Pharmakologie zur Verfügung.

Das Eltern-Kind-Zimmer wurde in Zusammenarbeit mit Frau Petra  Wackers und Herr Oliver Hartmann des Familienberatungsbüro der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf zusammengestellt und über Gleichstellungsmittel des SFB 1116 (DFG) finanziert.

Das Zimmer steht Ihnen als Arbeits- und Betreuungsplatz zur Beaufsichtigung Ihres Kindes zur Verfügung. Gerne können sie das Zimmer aber auch für eine kleine Pause zum Füttern und/oder Stillen oder für das Mittagsschläfchen Ihres Kindes nutzen.

Der Eltern-Kind-Raum ist wie folgt ausgestattet:

Wickelkommode ein Stillsessel inkl. Stillkissen ein Baby-Klappbett Fläschchenwärmer Spielkissen Verschiedene Spielsachen (Kinderküche, Eisenbahn, Spieleteppich, Malsachen u. v. m.)

Bitte bringen Sie persönliche Hygieneartikel (Windeln inkl. Zubehör) sowie bei Bedarf Decken und Handtücher mit.

Ein Laptop zum Arbeiten kann für den Zeitraum der Beaufsichtigung im Sekretariat von Prof. Fischer ausgeliehen werden.

Eine Kinderbetreuung für Notfälle und Sonderbetreungszeiten kann über das...

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Poster Award at the Gerontoloy and Geriatrics Congress, Scientific Session “Living and Ageing – Functionality and Quality”

The Collaborative Research Center (SFB1116) congratulates Dr. Nilofar Ale-Agha and the group of Judith Haendeler and Joachim Altschmied (A04 / Molecular Cell & Aging Research, IUF Leibniz Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung) for the Poster Award at the Gerontoloy and Geriatrics Congress, Scientific Session “Living and Ageing – Functionality and Quality” in Stuttgart, September 2016.

The first place was awarded to their project "Mitochondrial Function of Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase in Cardiovascular Aging".

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