Currently funded projects

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To study the molecular mechanisms of hereditary diseases of the eye, we employ a variety of methods ranging from cell biology, biophysical and structural biology methods.

High-diversity generation of Nanobodies without animal use and their application in study and treatment of human retinopathies

Institution: Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Institut für Medizinische Physik und Biophysik
Applicant: Magdalena Schacherl
EKFS funding line: first application

Frank Giordano

Boosting Twice: Systemische Immuneffekte nach Hochdosis-Bestrahlung von Glioblastomen

Institution: Department of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Mannheim
Applicant: Frank Anton Giordano
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner-Exzellenzstipendium


PAROCARD: Oral health and intima-media thickness. A population-representative study of the association between oral health and a surrogate marker for cardiovascular disease.

Institution: University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Applicant: Dr. med. dent. Ghazal Aarabi MSc.
EKFS funding line: first application

Structural variants can cause human disease by disrupting 3D genome organization.

Identifying novel mechanisms for Huntington’s disease intervention by defining protein homeostasis of stem cells’

Institution: Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC), University of Cologne
Applicant: Alvaro Rada-Iglesias
EKFS funding line: key project