Institution: Institute for Experimental Hematology, MHH Hannover Medical School
Applicant: Prof. Dr. Nico Lachmann
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Else Kröner Schools for Medical Scientists
Prof. Dr. Lachmann, Prof. Dr. Christine Happle und Dr. Robert Zweigerdt vom Medical Scientist Kolleg nextGENERATION an der MHH (v. r. n. l.)

The Else Kröner School for Medical Scientists entitled “nextGENERATION” is targeted toward setting off on new paths in the training of young postdoctoral fellows in the field of regenerative medicine in order to close the gap between fundamental research and clinical practice. The postdoctoral fellows’ research projects within the program place an emphasis on the use of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) and gene therapy approaches with the aim to develop therapies to repair tissue and organs. The graduate study program allows direct insights to be gained into the requirements for patient care and promotes the attainment of scientific self-reliance, inter alia via own project budgets on the part of the postdoctoral fellows. Individual mentoring and international exchange top off the opportunities for personal career development.