Currently funded projects

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-Förderlinie: first application

Study design and electron microscopic image of the pulmonary gas exchange region (primary magnification 14,000x)

Differential effects of dietary sugar- and fat-induced overweight on hypoxia- and hyperoxia-associated pulmonary and cardiac changes and their modulation by the naturally occurring molecule spermidine.

Institution: Institute of Functional and Applied Anatomy, Hannover Medical School
Applicant: Dr. Julia Schipke
EKFS funding line: first application

Aktionspotentialmessung mittels Patch-Clamp Technik

Die funktionellen und molekularen Mechanismen der Tachykardie-induzierten Kardiomyopathie

Institution: Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauß-Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Deutschland
Applicant: Dr. med. Steffen Pabel
EKFS funding line: first application

Agonist-dependent activation of the tagged 2-adrenergic receptor. The regulation of the receptor can be analyzed by anti-tag antibody.

Localization and regulation of endogenous β2-adrenergic receptors

Institution: Jena University Hospital, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Drackendorfer Straße 1, 07747 Jena
Applicant: Dr. rer. nat. Elke Miess
EKFS funding line: first application

Three-dimensional Structure of the Na+ -Pump NQR

Identification of new lead molecules for the inactivation of an essential Na+ pump in Gram-negative, multiresistant pathogens

Institution: Universität Hohenheim, Institut für Mikrobiologie
Applicant: Prof. Dr. Julia Fritz-Steuber
EKFS funding line: first application


Influence of genetic factors on the glucocorticoid response in liver tissue

Institutions: Institute of Human Genetics, Philipps-University of Marburg.
Applied Molecular Hepatology, Department of Visceral Transplantation, Thoracic und Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Leipzig

Investigation of galectin-1-sugar-metabolome axis during healthy and preeclamptic pregnancies

REPRODOMICS project – Deciphering galectin-1 signalling in preeclampsia: insights from metabolomics

Institution: Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC)
Applicant: Dr. Nancy Freitag
EKFS funding line: first application

"Podocytes are specialized epithelial cells of the glomerular filtration barrier (GFB)."

Human bioactive peptide based intervention strategies to treat proteinuria

Institution: Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Medizinische Klinik 4
Applicant: Prof. Dr. Mario
EKFS funding line: first application