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 1506 – Aging at Interfaces (Speaker Prof. Dr. H. Geiger, Institute of Molecular Medicine)
  • 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)

Core Facility:

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg)

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

Framework Programme Horizon 2020

Joint Programming Initiatives

  • Hypothalamic mechanisms of High-Calorie intervention in ALS (HiCALS) (Speaker: Prof. Dr. F. Roselli, Department of Neurology)

Graduate School:

  • International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine Ulm (Board of Directors: Prof. Dr. B. Knöll [Chairman, Institute of Neurobiochemistry], Prof. Dr. M. Frick [Vice-Chairman, Institute of General Physiology], Prof. Dr. D. Rautenbach [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)

SARS-CoV-2 and Long COVID Programs:

The Medical Faculty is involved in several projects investigating SARS-CoV-2 and Long COVID under special funding program of the State of Baden-Württemberg. Among the projects newly granted in 2022 which are still running, one network is coordinated in Ulm:

  • A PILOT Study – App-based exercise training intervention for Long- and Post-COVID treatment (Speaker: Prof. Dr. J. Steinacker, Section Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine)

Research Center in Public-Private Partnership:

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. A. Kleger, 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:

Furthermore, Prof. Reinhard Holl (Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry) is project partner in the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) and Prof. Ole Ammerpohl (Institute of Human Genetics) is Principal Investigator in the German Center for Lung Research (DZL).