Epigenetics and Systems Medicine in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Prof. Dr. André Fischer

Curriculum Vitae

2006Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Picower Center for Learning and Memory, Cambridge, USA
2003-2006Postdoc, Harvard Medical School, Pathology Dep. Boston, USA
2002-2003Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany
Major previous appointments
since 2015Director, Dept. Systems Medicine and Epigenetics in Neurodegenerative Diseases, German Center for Neurodegenerative diseases (DZNE)
since 2011Speaker of the DZNE, Göttingen site (Helmholtz Society)
Since 2011W3 Professor; Epigenetic mechanisms in brain diseases. Dep. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Göttingen
2011W3 Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (DECLINED)
2007-2011Independent Group Leader. European Neuroscience Institute, Göttingen
Activities in the Scientific Community / Professional Memberships
since 2017Speaker, DFG priority programme “non-coding RNAs in nervous system development, plasticity & disease”
since 2016Treasurer of the European Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society
since 2013Member of SAB for Rodin Therapeutics, Boston USA
Honors and Awards
2022Coordinator ERA-Net Neuron project EPINEURODEVO
2015ERC Consolidator Grant; European Research Council
2009Alzheimer Research Award, Hans and Ilse Breuer Foundation
2008Heinz Maier Leibnitz Award; Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft

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