Staff

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Head

Director

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann

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secretariat

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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Robert-Koch-Straße 40
37075 Göttingen

Administration

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Jutta Creydt

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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Robert-Koch-Straße 40
37075 Göttingen
Controlling

Ilona Behre

 Ilona Behre

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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Robert-Koch-Straße 40
37075 Göttingen
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Maren Dilaj

 Maren Dilaj

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Office

Fattah Farha Amatul

 Fattah Farha Amatul

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Scientific Writer Assistant

Gabriela Maria Lobo Vallejo

Professors

Deputy Head, Head Molecular Pharmacology

Prof. Dr. med. Niels Voigt, FESC, FAHA

Prof. Dr. med. Niels Voigt, FESC, FAHA

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Head Biochemical Pharmacology

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Susanne Lutz

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Susanne Lutz

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DZHK Professor Optical Imaging and Numerical Simulation

Prof. Dr. Stefan Luther

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Research Group Leader Developmental Pharmacology

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Laura Zelarayan

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Laura Zelarayan

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. rer. nat. Guobin Bao

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Research Group Leader Regenerative Pharmacology

Dr. med. et rer. nat. habil. Olaf Bergmann

Dr. med. et rer. nat. habil. Olaf Bergmann

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. med. Gesine Marie Dittrich

Dr. med. Gesine Marie Dittrich

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  • Orcid: 0000-0002-9053-078X

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Funsho Fakuade, PhD

 Funsho Fakuade, PhD

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Postdoctoral Researcher (Alexander von Humboldt Fellow)

Hossein Goodarzi Hosseinabadi, PhD

Clinician Scientist

Dr. med. Judith Gronwald

Dr. med. Judith Gronwald

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. rer. nat. Daniel Härtter

Dr. rer. nat. Daniel Härtter

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  • ORCID 0000-0002-9582-6141

    Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Medical Center Göttingen
    Campus Institute Data Science (CIDAS), University of Göttingen

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. rer. nat. Lara Hauke

Dr. rer. nat. Lara Hauke

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. rer. nat. Arne Hofemeier

Dr. rer. nat. Arne Hofemeier

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Fleur Mason, PhD

 Fleur Mason, PhD

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Research Group Leader Bioengineering

Tim Meyer, PhD

 Tim Meyer, PhD

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Julius Ryan Pronto, PhD

 Julius Ryan Pronto, PhD

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Abdul Rehman, PhD

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. rer. nat. Gabriela Santos

Dr. rer. nat. Gabriela Santos

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. rer. nat. Eric Schoger

Dr. rer. nat. Eric Schoger

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Will Seibertz, PhD

 Will Seibertz, PhD

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Research Group Leader Disease Modelling

Dr. med. Malte Tiburcy

Dr. med. Malte Tiburcy

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Imran Ullah

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Research Group Leader Heart & Brain

Maria-Patapia Zafeiriou, PhD

 Maria-Patapia Zafeiriou, PhD

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Technical Assistants

Technical Assistant

Stefanie Kestel

 Stefanie Kestel

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Technical Assistant

Beate Knocke

 Beate Knocke

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Technical Assistant

Daniela Liebig-Wolter

 Daniela Liebig-Wolter

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Technical Assistant

Ines Müller

 Ines Müller

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Technical Assistant

Iris Quentin

 Iris Quentin

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Technical Assistant

Daria Reher

 Daria Reher

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Technical Assistant

Petra Tucholla

 Petra Tucholla

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Technical Assistant

Joe Weyergraf

 Joe Weyergraf

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Technical Assistant

Sarah Zafar

 Sarah Zafar

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Technical Assistant / Safety Officer

Marcel Zoremba

 Marcel Zoremba

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PhD Students/MD Students/MSc Students

MD Student

Tim Afting

 Tim Afting

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PhD Student

Sahar Alhaj Qasem

 Sahar Alhaj Qasem

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PhD Student

Artem Babych

 Artem Babych

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MD Student

Lena Bartelt

 Lena Bartelt

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MD Student

Lea Becker

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PhD Student

Branimir Berečić

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PhD Student

Federico Bleckwedel

 Federico Bleckwedel

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MD Student

Yara Bonhoff

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MD Student

Donata Bülow

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MD Student

Catriona Butchart

 Catriona Butchart

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MD Student

Kashan David

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PhD Student

Yannic Döring

 Yannic Döring

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MSc Student

Luveysa Fahud

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MD Student

Marcus Lluis Gerloff

 Marcus Lluis Gerloff

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MD Student

Kamal Hazzouri

 Kamal Hazzouri

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MD Student

Janine Hirsch

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MD Student

Jeanette Hohneker

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MD Student

Dominik Hubricht

 Dominik Hubricht

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MD Student

Luisa Marie Hüsgen

 Luisa Marie Hüsgen

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MD Student

Schadi Issa

 Schadi Issa

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PhD Student

Mohammad Jafari Atrabi

 Mohammad Jafari Atrabi

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Clinician Scientist

Dr. med. Philipp Jung

Dr. med. Philipp Jung

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PhD Student

Rosa Kim

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MD Student

Marie Klopp

 Marie Klopp

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PhD Student

Angeliki Koufali

 Angeliki Koufali

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MD Student

Valentina Kuhn

 Valentina Kuhn

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PhD Student

Aiste Liutkute

 Aiste Liutkute

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MD Student

Yan Luo

 Yan Luo

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MD Student

Wiebke Meier

 Wiebke Meier

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MD Student

Vanessa Möller

 Vanessa Möller

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MD Student

Christoph Netzel

 Christoph Netzel

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MD Student

Fiona Popp

 Fiona Popp

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MD Student

Laura Priesmeier

 Laura Priesmeier

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MD Student

Isabelle Refke

 Isabelle Refke

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MD Student

Josephine Reichardt

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MD Student

Tabea Rekersbrink

 Tabea Rekersbrink

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MD Student

Sophia Rheinländer, M.Sc.

 Sophia Rheinländer, M.Sc.

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MD Student

Anastasia Rika

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MSc Student

Malte Rinn

 Malte Rinn

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MD Student

Melanie Ritter

 Melanie Ritter

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Student Assistant

Katharina Ritzenhoff

 Katharina Ritzenhoff

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MD Student

Nina Rubik

 Nina Rubik

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PhD Student

Kea Schmoll

 Kea Schmoll

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PhD Student

Marie-Kristin Schreiber

 Marie-Kristin Schreiber

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PhD Student

Aylin Seedorf, M.Sc.

 Aylin Seedorf, M.Sc.

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PhD Student

Michael Gani Setya

 Michael Gani Setya

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PhD Student

Muhammad Atif Sikandar

 Muhammad Atif Sikandar

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MD Student

Izzatullo Sobitov

 Izzatullo Sobitov

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MD Student

Richard Solano

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MD Student

Vanessa Steckmeister

 Vanessa Steckmeister

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MD Student

Lea Stelzer

 Lea Stelzer

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MD Student

Robin Springer

 Robin Springer

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MD Student

Malo Lukas Wurst

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PhD Student

Emese Zavodszky

 Emese Zavodszky

Alumni

Current Position updated April 2023

  • Fatima Agdas
    Current Position: Product Development Technician, Repairon Immuno GmbH, Göttingen
  • Christina Ahlbrecht
    Current Position: Technical Assistant, Department of Systems Neuroscience, University of Göttingen
  • Harithaa Anandakumar
    Current Position: PhD Candidate, Max Delbrück Center, Charité Berlin
  • Robin Anton, MD
  • Rohalla Babaeikelishomi, PhD
  • Dr. med. Paul Balfanz
    Current Position: Assistenzarzt, Klinik für Kardiologie, Angiologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen
  • Dr. med. Anne Baltzer
    Current Position: Assistenzärztin, Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, University Medial Center Göttingen
  • Roland Blume
    retired
  • Dr. med. Christina Brammen
    Current Position: Ärztin, Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln Klinik für Thoraxchirurgie, Berlin
  • Bastian Bues, M.Sc.
    Current Position: PhD Student at School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (Dr. Katja Burk's Lab), University College Cork, Ireland
  • Mei-Ling Chang Liao, PhD
    Current Position: Scientific Editor, English editing
  • Elena Chebbok, PhD
  • Simin Chen, M.Sc.
    Current Position: QMS Integration Manager, Sartorius
  • Peter Christalla, PhD
    Current Position: Senior Manager Global Business Development & Licensing at STADA Group
  • Alisa Nicole DeGrave, PhD
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Dr. med. Matthias Dewenter
    Current Position: Deputy Head, Institute of Experimental Cardiology, Heidelberg University Hospital
  • PD Dr. Michael Didié
    Current Position: Chefarzt Hufeland Klinikum, Bad Langensalza
  • Rebekka Dülk, MD
    Current Position: General Practitioner (Assistant Physician), Lichtenfels
  • Núria Díaz i Pedrosa
    Current Position: Doctoral Researcher, Institute of Experimental Cardiology, Heidelberg University Hospital
  • Stephan Döker, PhD
    Current Position: Senior Manager QA, Pharmacist at Juno Therapeutics, Inc.; Bavaria
  • Prof. Dr. Ali El-Armouche
    Current Position: Director, Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, TU Dresden
  • Dr. med. Julius Emons
    Current Position: Oberarzt, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Dr. med. Günther Engel
    Current Position: Radiologist, Charité Berlin and Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Oberarzt Institut für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, University Medical Center Göttingen
  • M.Sc. Tilman Esser
    Current Position: PhD Student, Nephropathology, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
  • Dr. med. Sebastian Ewens
    Current Position: Radiologist, Klinik u. Poliklinik f. Diagnostische u. Interventionelle Radiologie, Universitätsklinikum Leipzig
  • Olaf Friese, PhD
    Current Position: Regulatory Affairs Manager, Frankfurt
  • Dr. med. Buntaro Fujita
    Current Position: Leiter des herzchirurgischen Forschungslabors, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein
  • Satish Galla, PhD
    Current Position: Senior toxicologist, Medtronic Inc., Hyderabad
  • Sophie Gobeil, MSc, PhD Student at Institute of Science and Technology, Klosterneuburg, Austria
  • Amandine Godier-Fournemont, MD, PhD
    Current Position: Resident Physician, Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francicso.
  • Sven Gitte
    Current Position: Institute of Multiphase Processes, Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Anita Götz-Ongherth, PhD
    Current Position: Sr Biopharmaceutical Representative at AMGEN GmbH
  • Brian Golat, PhD
    Current Position: SPG European Sales & Distribution Manager, Quidel
  • Lennart Greve, M.Sc.
    Current Position: Entwicklungsingenieur, Sigma Laborzentrifugen GmbH, Osterode am Harz
  • Dr. med. Nico Hartmann
    Current Position: Facharzt, Klinik für Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Herzzentrum Göttingen, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
  • Svenja Hartmann, PhD
    Current Position: Project Manager New Customer Solutions & Neuromuscular Diseases, Biogen, Munich
  • Annetta Heinrich, PhD
  • Eriona Heta, PhD
    Current Position: Research & Development Specialist and Project Manager, Myriamed GmbH, Göttingen
  • Heidemarie Hille
    Current Position: Director, aerophelia® ltd, Duderstadt
  • Monika Hoch
    Current Position: Labormitarbeiterin Forschungslabor, Institut für Krankenhaushygiene & Infektiologie, University Medical Center Göttingen
  • Prof. James Hudson, PhD, ORCID: 0000-0003-0832-9356
    Current Position: Lab Head, Cardiac Regeneration, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Queensland, Australia
  • Davide Ibatici, M.Sc.
  • Dr. Lavanya M. Iyer
    Current Position: Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (MDC-BIMSB)
  • Aline Jatho, PhD
    Current Position: Scientific Writer at Evotec
  • Naim Kittana, PhD
    Current Position: Managing Director, An-Najah BioSciences Unit (NBU)‎, Nablus, West Bank; Associate Professor of Pharmacology, An Najah National University, Nablus, West Bank
  • Dr. Catarina Klimpel
    Current Position: Fachärztin für Innere Medizin Intensivmedizin, Klinik für Kardiologie I, Universitätsklinikum Münster
  • Chris Knopp, M.Sc.
    Current Position: Entwicklungs-Ingenieur, Sigma Laborzentrifugen GmbH, Osterode am Harz
  • Dr. Fritz Kobe
    Current Position: Scientific Coordinator, Cluster of Excellence MBExC, University of Göttingen
  • Promise Kondo, M.Sc. (Cardiovascular Science)
    Lab Science Professional in Stem Cell Research and Cardiac Engineering, Nuvisan ICB GmbH, Berlin
  • Stefanie Kramer
  • Julia Meike Krebs, PhD
  • Manuel Kriehn, M.Eng.
    Current Position: Entwickler, Zeiss Microscopy, Göttingen
  • Paul Kunath, M.A.
  • Simon Laemmle, PhD
    Current Position: Datamanagement, Weinheim
  • Ursel Leonhardt
  • Elif Levent, PhD
    Current Position: Product Development Scientist, Repairon GmbH, Göttingen
  • Dr. Norman Y. Liaw
    Current Position: Head of Laboratory, Cross Indication Research at Nuvisan Innovation Campus Berlin (ICB) GmbH
  • Silvia Magerkurth
    retired
  • Aleksej Markov
  • Florian Martinpott
  • Moritz Matthaei, MD
  • Stefanie Meyer-Roxlau, PhD
    Current Position: Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, TU Dresden
  • Cristina E. Molina, PhD
    Current Position: Group Leader, Center for Experimental Medicine [Institut für Experimentelle Medizin], Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf. ORCID: 0000-0003-3094-1568
  • Anika Müller
    Current Position: Research Assistant/PhD candidate at Human Neural Development Group (Kirkeby Lab), University of Copenhagen
  • Vijay Muppala, PhD
    Current Position: Director of Business Development, DR Biosciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Sebastian Nagel, M.Sc.
    Current Position: Junior Data Scientist at Erium GmbH, Munich
  • Claudia Noack, PhD
    Current Position: Head of Laboratory - Functional Genomics Research at Nuvisan ICB GmbH, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. med. Elke Oetjen
    Current Position: Institute for Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
  • Dr. med. Kristian Otte
    Current Position: Internist, Wilhelmshaven
  • Sze Ting Pang, M.Sc.
    Current Position: Studentische Hilfskraft, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
  • Dr. Sebastian Pasch
    Current Position: Quality at Sartorius Stedim Biotech, Göttingen
  • Luisa Peter
  • Timothy Pok-Man Tse, M.Sc.
  • Farah Raad, PhD
    Current Position: Scientist Drug Transport-ADME at Hoffmann la Roche, Basel, Switzerland
  • Uta Rabbenstein
    Current Position: Firmenservice, Pharmakologisch-Toxikologisches Servicezentrum, Giftinformationszentrum-Nord und Rechtsmedizinisches Labor für forensisch-toxikologische Analytik
  • Beate Ramba
  • Dr. Franziska Rathjens
  • Ali Reza Saadatmand, PhD
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Scientist, Molecular Cardiology and Epigenetics, University Hospital Heidelberg
  • Angelica Roa, PhD
    Current Position: Research & Development Specialist at Myriamed GmbH, Göttingen
  • Dr. Cheila Rocha
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Scientist, Infection Biology Unit, German Primate Center (DPZ), Göttingen
  • Pierre-Luc Satin, M.Sc.
  • Sonka-Johanna Brandenburg, geb. Sanders
    Current Position: Fachärztin für Innere Medizin, Klinik für Nephrologie und Rheumatologie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
  • Kerstin Schenk
    Current Position: Senior Technician at DSM Nutritional Products, Kaiseraugst, Switzerland
  • Dr. Susanne Schlick
  • Lennart Schneider, PhD
  • Andreas Schraut
  • Dr. med. Danilo Seppelt
    Current Position: Facharzt für Radiologie, Institut und Poliklinik für diagnostische und interventionelle Radiologie, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
  • Bhakti Irene Seth
    Current Position: PhD Student, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin
  • Mina Shahriyari, PhD
  • Dipl.-Biol. Krasimira Sharkova, Myriamed GmbH, Göttingen
  • Simranjit Singh, PhD
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UTHealth, Texas.Houston, Texas
  • Laura Sommerfeld, PhD
    Current Position: Researcher, The University Center of Cardiovascular Science (UCCS), UKE Hamburg
  • Poh Loong Soong, PhD
    Current Position: Founder, Ternion Biosciences, PTE. LTD, Singapore
  • Dr. Marie-Jeannette Stahnke
  • Prof. Dr. med. H. J. Steinfelder
    retired
  • Markus Suhr, MSc, Consultant Data Engineering & Machine Learning, NextLytics AG, Rendsburg
  • Sumon Sur, PhD
    Current Position: Senior Scientist - MSAT at bit.bio, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Phū Do Thanh, PhD
  • Irina Trautsch, PhD
    Current Position: Product Management Support, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, Göttingen
  • Christiane Vettel, PhD
    Current Position: Group Leader, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim und Medizinische Fakultät Mannheim der Universität Heidelberg, Mannheim
  • Prof. Dr. med. Manuel Wallbach
    Current Position: Oberarzt, Arbeitsgruppenleiter Kardiorenale Medizin, Klinik für Nephrologie und Rheumatologie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
  • Christina Weber
  • Tobias Weber
  • Anna Celine Westhoff, M.Sc.
  • Katrin Wittköpper, PhD
  • Dr. Monique Wölfer
    Current Position: Scientific Expert Cell Therapies & Scientist for EBiSC2, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Wuppertal
  • Dana Wörz, M.Sc.
  • Christina Würtz, PhD
    Administrative Coordinator M.Sc. Cardiovascular Science and Scientific Coordinator IRTG 1816, Institut für Herz- und Kreislaufphysiologie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
  • Kristin Xhaxho
    Current Position: Assistenzärztin, Klinik für Gastroenterologie, gastrointestinale Onkologie und Endokrinologie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
  • Dr. Sebastian Zeidler
    Current Position: Data Scientist, Breeding Informatics, Georg-August-University Göttingen
  • Bernd Zirk
    IT-Koordination, Institut für Neuropathologie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen

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