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Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ingrid Herr

 

 

Function

Director Opens external link in new windowSection Surgical Research

Team Leader Opens external link in new windowMolecular OncoSurgery  


 

Address    

Section Surgical Research

Im Neuenheimer Feld 365

69120 Heidelberg, Germany

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Education/Training

1984-1990

Studies in Biology, University of Ulm, Germany, Diploma degree

1990

Diploma thesis, University of Ulm, Department of Biochemistry,

Supervisor: Prof. M. Montenarh, Topic: "Expression of p53 in a

rabbit reticulocyte- and bacculovirus system"

1991-1995

Doctoral work with degree "Dr. rer. nat.", Forschungszentrum

Karlsruhe, Germany, supervisors: Prof. P. Herrlich, Prof. P. Angel

Topic: "Transcriptional control of the proto-oncogene c-jun" 

1995-2005

Postdoctoral training, DKFZ Heidelberg, Clinical Cooperation Unit

"Molecular Oncology/Pediatrics", Leader: Prof. K.-M. Debatin

1997-2004

Deputy leader of the Clinical Cooperation Unit

"Molecular Oncology/Pediatrics"

2001

Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Experimental Medicine, 

Medical Faculty Ulm, Germany

2005-2006

Leader of the DKFZ Clinical Cooperation Group

“Molecular UroOncology”, University Surgery Clinic + DKFZ

2005

APL-Professorship (20.10.2005), Medical Faculty Ulm

seit 2006

Leader of the DKFZ Clinical Cooperation Group

“Molecular OncoSurgery”, University Surgery Clinic + DKFZ

 2012

 

Habilitation Medical Faculty Heidelberg (16.5.2012),

APL-Professorship, Medical Faculty Heidelberg (28.01.2013)

2014

Director, Section “Surgical Research” (13.11.2014), University Surgery Clinic Heidelberg

 

Honors, Awards

1997Franziska-Kolb-Award for Leukemia Research, University of Ulm
2007Best Scientific Project, 39. Meeting European Pancreas Club
2007

Call to an Associate Professorship position, University of Göttingen, Germany

2012Sebastian-Kneipp-Award, Sebastian-Kneipp-Foundation

 

Scientific publications

Total-IF2015: 684

95 original articles (PubMed-listed), 12 first-, 43 last-authorships

17 review articles (PubMed-listed)

13 review articles not PubMed-listed

30 book chapters

7 patents, 2 licence agreements

 

Hirsch-Index: 39

 

The best first- and last-author manuscripts are published in: 

 

Nature Medicine, Lancet Oncology, GUT, Leukemia, Blood, Hepatology, EMBO Journal, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Cell Death and Differentiation, Oncogene, Journal of Pathology, Molecular Therapy, Cancer Letters, International Journal of Cancer, British Journal of Cancer, ALTEX, Oncotarget and others.

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Memberships

Society Czerny, Medical Faculty Heidelberg

Research Commission, Medical Faculty Heidelberg

International Journal of Oncology

Molecular and Clinical Oncology

 

Reviewer

for peer-reviewed journals including The Lancet, Blood, Gastroenterology, Gut, Cancer Research, Journal of Pathology and others

for research foundations including German Research Society (DFG) and others

 

Research field

  • Mechanisms of therapy resistance in pancreatic cancer stem cells with focus to:
  • Glucocorticoids 
  • Glucose metabolism
  • Autophagy
  • Therapeutic targeting by bioactive plant-derived substances 
  • Gap junctional intercellular communication
  • miRNA signaling

 Teaching

  • Medical Faculty Ulm 2000-2011: Biochemistry-practice, 45 hours summer semester
  • Medical Faculty Heidelberg, Sozietät Czerny: since 2´2009 until today: stem cell course, 32 hours winter semester 
  • Medical Faculty Heidelberg, DKFZ-teaching: since 2005 until today: stem cell seminar, 16 hours summer and winter semester each
  • Faculty of Biosciences Heidelberg, DKFZ-Major Cancer Master-studies: since 2013 until today: Tumorxenotransplantation on fertilized chick eggs as animal replacement method, 32 hours summer semester

 

Education of students

  • Supervised and completed Diploma-/Bachelor-/Master thesis: 15
  • Supervised and completed PhD and MD thesis: 18
  • Supervised, ongoing PhD and MD thesis: 10
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"Doubt is the beginning of the science. Who doubts nothing will not consider anything. Who considers nothing will not discover anything. Who discovers nothing is blind and will remain blind." 

Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955), french theologian and philosopher