Coordinated Programs

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The whole is greater than the sum of its parts: important scientific problems of our time can only be solved through interdisciplinary cooperation between scientists in networks. Here we present you the programs coordinated by us:

Coordinated Programs

Collaborative Research Centers:

  • SFB 1279 – Exploiting the Human Peptidome for Novel Antimicrobial and Anticancer Agents (Speaker Prof. Dr. F. Kirchhoff, Institute of Molecular Virology)
  • SFB 1149 – Danger Response, Disturbance Factors and Regenerative Potential after Acute Trauma (Speaker Prof. Dr. F. Gebhard, Department of Orthopedic Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery)
  • SFB 1074 – Experimental Models and Clinical Translation in Leukemia (Speaker: Prof. Dr. H. Döhner, Department of Internal Medicine III)

Research Training Groups:

  • GRK 2254 – Heterogeneity and Evolution in Solid Tumours (HEIST): Molecular Characterization and Therapeutic Consequences (Speaker Prof. Dr. Th. Seufferlein, Department of Internal Medicine I)
  • GRK 1789 – CEMMA: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms in Aging (Speaker: Prof. Dr. H. Geiger, Institute of Molecular Medicine)

Core Facility:

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)

Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg)

Innovation Fund of the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) – Health Services Research

Framework Programme Horizon 2020

Graduate School:

  • International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine Ulm (Board of Directors: Prof. Dr. B. Knöll [Chairman, Institute of Physiological Chemistry], Prof. Dr. T. Böckers [Vice-Chairman, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology], PD Dr. D. Brockmann [Managing Director, Medical Faculty], Prof. Dr. D. Rautenbach [Vice-Chairman, Vice-President Career of Ulm University], PD Dr. M. Vujić Spasić [Vice-Chairman, Institute of Comparative Molecular Endocrinology]); Funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments until October 31, 2019; continued funding by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the Medical Faculty.

Initiative funded by Baden-Württemberg Foundation:

  • Join the Healthy Boat - program for health promotion in kindergartens and primary schools (Speaker: Prof. Dr. J. Steinacker, Section Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine)

Cooperative Projects:

  • Cooperative Project Neuroinflammation in Neurodegeneration (Speaker: Prof. Dr. T. Wirth, Institute of Physiological Chemistry)
  • Center Child Abuse and Neglect (Speaker: Prof. Dr. J. Fegert, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychotherapy)
  • Competence Network PharmCompNet: Networks of active components as basis for individualized drug therapy (Speaker: Prof. Dr. P. Gierschik, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology); successfully concluded December 31, 2019
  • Competence Network Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease: Transmission, Prognosis and Immune Control of Intrauterine, Perinatal and Early Postnatal Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease Infection (Speaker: Prof. Dr. T. Stamminger, Institute of Virology); successfully concluded December 31, 2019

Forum Gesundheitsstandort BW (Forum Health Location BW):

  • Translation in University Medicine: Innovative Platform for improved diagnostics and cooperation with leading pharmaceutical industry (Speakers: Prof. Dr. T. Wirth, Dean; Prof. Dr. U.X. Kaisers, Leading Medical Director)

COVID-19 Program:

The Medical Faculty is involved in 26 projects investigating SARS-CoV-2 under the COVID-19 special funding program of the State of Baden-Württemberg, 5 of which are cooperations coordinated in Ulm.

Research Center in Public-Private Partnership:

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Ulm University BioCenter (BIU). Topics: Neurodegenerative, cardiometabolic and pulmonary disases (Speaker: Prof. Dr. K.-M. Debatin, Medical Faculty); second funding period successfully concluded September 30, 2019 - additional funding period in preparation

Center of Excellence in Oncology funded by the German Cancer Aid:

Forschungskolleg funded by the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung:

  • Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg: Entwicklung und Etablierung prädiktiver Modelle zur Realisierung von personalisierter Tumortherapie (Speaker: Prof. Dr. T. Seufferlein, Department of Internal Medicine I)

Research Center funded by the Charcot Foundation:

Research Network funded by the CHDI Foundation:

German Centers for Health Research: