Currently funded projects

Collaboration with African partners to investigate reasons for different onset age of Type 1 Diabetes in Germany and Ghana

Type 1 Diabetes in Ghana and Germany – Immune pathology of early versus late disease onset and influencing genetic and environmental factors

Institution: Klinik für Allgemeine Pädiatrie, Neonatologie und Kinderkardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf
Applicant: Julia Seyfarth
EKFS funding line: first application

Geschädigte Darmschleimhaut

Influence of specific diets on intestinal tissue damage after radiotherapy

Institution: Department of Radiation Oncology, Technical University of Munich
Applicant: Dr. med. sci. Julius Clemens Fischer
EKFS funding line: first application

Distribution and interaction of lymphocytes in a Peyer’s Patch

Analysing the interplay of aberrant cytokine-producing B cells, T cells and plasma cells during colitis development

Institution: Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Institut für Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie
Applicant: Selina J. Keppler
EKFS funding line: first application

Overview of research focus. The direct and indirect crosstalk between HDL and chemokines/chemokine-receptors

Targeting immune-lipid crosstalk in cardio-metabolic diseases: focus on HDL dependent regulation of chemokine-receptor signaling

Institution: Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research (IMCAR)
University clinic RWTH Aachen
Applicant: Emiel van der Vorst
EKFS funding line: first application

Dr. Giannou (NP, MD, Msc, PhD) im mikrochirurgischen Labor

Einfluss von IL-22 und IL-22BP auf die Lebermetastasierung

Institutions: I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf
Applicant: Anastasios Giannou
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner-Memorial-Stipendium

TaqMan basierte Analyse eines Einzelnukleotid-Polymorphismus im miR-146a Gen

The impact of microRNA-146a on the development of immune related adverse events during immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy

Institution: Department of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Medical Center – University of Freiburg
Applicant: Natalie Köhler
EKFS funding line: first application

Colitis in mice carrying epithelial specific deletion of RNaseH2b in the intestinal epithelium

Atg16l1-mediated autophagy as a critical instructor of DNA damage responses in intestinal inflammation and carcinogenesis

Institution: I Medical Department of Gastroenterology and Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel
Applicant: Dr. Konrad Aden
EKFS funding line: first application

MR- and optoacoustic based Immunometabolic Profiling of Rheumatoid Arthritis MIRADOR

MR- and optoacoustic based Immunometabolic Profiling of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Institution: Medizinische Klinik 3 - Rheumatologie und Immunologie
Applicant: Dr. med. David Simon
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner-Memorial-Stipendium

Project vision

Immune diagnostics of an hereditary cancer predisposition syndrome: A functional test for Lynch syndrome?

Institutions: Abteilung für Angewandte Tumor Biologie, Institut für Pathologie, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
Applicants: Matthias Kloor, Aysel Ahadova, Magnus von Knebel Doeberitz
EKFS funding line: key project

In vivo high field MRI (left) and ultramicroscopy images (right) of the cleared brain shows the extent of tumor cell infiltration of S24 glioma cells (red). The microvasculature is stained with lectin-FITC (green).

Imaging of immune responses and tumor cell invasion in glioma models

Institution: Universitätsklinik Heidelberg – Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum
Applicant: Dr. med. Michael Breckwoldt, Ph.D.
EKFS funding line: first application