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Dr. rer. nat. candidate (LMU Munich)

Project Title: Lymphotoxin driven chronic lung allograft dysfunction after lung transplantation (LoxCLAD)

Keywords:  lung transplantation(LTx), Lymphotoxin beta receptor (LTβR), chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD)

Yildirim-Conlon Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Penghang Chen

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Development of a platform technology for inhalable nanomedicine: novel nanoformulations, enhanced deep-lung delivery and imaging technologies

Keywords: aerosol, nanomedicine delivery, Bio-imaging

Schmid Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity)

Sirui Chen

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Molecular mechanisms underlying the protection against childhood asthma by exposure to farm dust.

Keywords:  Childhood Asthma; Adaptive Immunology; Farm dust; T cells; Checkpoint Inhibitor

Yildirim-Conlon Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Natalie Fischhaber

Associated Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Inhibition of respiratory viruses with siRNAs using lung infection models

Keywords: Air-liquid interface cultures; siRNA pools; Pandemic preparedness

Michler Lab, Institut für Laboratoriumsmedizin (LMU Klinikum)

Christina Gabriel

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Establishment and Validation of an in vitro mini-lung disease model for the development of inhalable drugs

Keywords:  Cyclic in vitro cell-stretch (CIVIC), Biphasic Elastic Thin for Air-liquid culture conditions (BETA) membrane, Emphysema

Schmid Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Shuang Hong

Associated Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Molecular mechanisms of EGFR TKI resistance in NSCLC cell co culture

Keywords:  EGFR TKI ;resistance;NSCLL;co culture

Med. Klinik und Poliklinik 5, LMU

Joshua Jäger

M.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Validating and characterizing new hit compounds for the inhibition of TGFß-1-induced ECM deposition in interstitial lung diseases

Keywords: Phenotypic Drug Screening; High content imaging assays; Lung tissue cultures + cell culture; Lung fibrosis

Burgstaller Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity)

Meng Liu

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Transcriptomic and epigenetic regulation of fibroblasts in the wound healing of diabetic ulcer and screening of chemical compound

Keywords: regeneration medicine; keloid; wound healing

Rinkevich Lab/ Institute of Regenerative Biology and Medicine (IRBM)

Shuangxi Liu

Associated Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of mucosa regeneration and adhesions of nasal cavity

Keywords: cellular and molecular mechanisms; mucosa regeneration; adhesions of nasal cavity

Kevin Merchant

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Identification of novel antifibrotics by FANTAIL analysis and elucidation of N23Ps' antifibrotic mode of action

Keywords: IPF, drug development, machine learning, bioinformatics, data science

Burgstaller Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity)

Sai Rama Sridatta Prakki

Ph.D. candidate (TUM)

Project Title: Analysis of enhancer driven gene regulatory networks and cell circuit trajectories in human lung regeneration and fibrosis

Keywords: Enhancer-driven gene regulatory networks (eGRN); Cell circuit trajectories; Human lung regeneration; Fibrosis; Longitudinal analysis of scRNAseq data

Schiller Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity)

Seungyeon (Mika) Shin

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Metabolic regulation of macrophage responses in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Keywords: Single cell analysis, COPD, Immunology

I research with my techniques and knowledge from my multidisciplinary background, both laboratory and computational approaches.

Kapellos Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Lea Theilacker

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Molecular mechanisms underlying the role of immunoferroptosis in lung transplant rejection

Keywords:  Lung transplantation, Immunoferroptosis, Acute and Chronic Rejection

Yildirim-Conlon Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Zhenda Wang

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Multimodel analysis of subtissular niches in pediatric human lungs

Keywords: single cell, spatial proteomics, inhalation interface

Schiller Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity)

Guo Yang

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: Intravital microscopic investigation of macrophage and mast cell responses during lung inflammation induced by environmentally derived fine dusts

Keywords: Intravital microscopy, macrophage, mast cell, lung inflammation

Rehberg Lab (Institute of Lung Health and Immunity, LHI)

Fanzhu Zeng

Ph.D. candidate (LMU Munich, Munich Medical Research School)

Project Title: New Targets and Therapeutics for Tissue Regeneration

Keywords: Tissue Repair and Regeneration; Pathology; Stem cell Biology; Healing; Scarring

Rinkevich Lab/ Institute of Regenerative Biology and Medicine (IRBM)