Portrait von Dr. med. Carolin Lerchenmüller
Dr. med. Carolin Lerchenmüller

Resident physician (Klinik für Kardiologie, Angiologie, Pneumologie)
Research Group Leader (AG Cardiac Remodeling and Regeneration)
Resident physician (Angiologische Ambulanz)


Laboratory

Medical/Professional background

since 2011

Resident/Fellow, Department for Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology, University Hospital Heidelberg

since 2013

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Prof. Anthony Rosenzweig)

2012

Promotion: Universität Heidelberg (Prof. Hugo A. Katus), Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia (Prof. Patrick Most)

2011 – 2012

Laboratory for Molecular and Translational Cardiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Department of Cardiology (Prof. Patrick Most)

2008 – 2009

Predoctoral studies at the Center for Translational Medicine (Prof. Walter Koch), Laboratory for Molecular Cardiology (Prof. Patrick Most)

2003 – 2010

Studium: Universität Heidelberg (final year rotations: Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT; Mount Sinai Medical School New York, NY)

Commendations

2019

Präventionspreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin (DGIM) und der Deutschen Stiftung Innere Medizin (DSIM)

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2016

Young Investigator Travel Award, American Heart Association (BCVS)

2011

Research Prize Walter Erb Foundation

Professional memberships

German Cardiac Society (DGK)

American Heart Association (AHA)

European Society for Cardiology (ESC)

bisherige Forschungsförderung (kompetitiv)

2019

Projektförderung des Deutschen Zentrum für Herz-Kreislaufforschung (DZHK)

2019

Projektförderung der Else Kröner Fresenius Stiftung

2017 – 2018

Olympia Morata Fellowship

2013 – 2015

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, German Research Foundation (DFG)

2011 – 2012

Rahel Goitein-Straus Scholarship for young physician scientists, University of Heidelberg

Interessensgebiete/ Forschungsschwerpunkte

Molecular Cardiology:

  • Does exercise induce cardiomyogenesis? (Applying multi-isotope mass spectrometry
  • The role of the transcriptional co-activator CITED4 in cardiac hypertrophy and regeneration
  • The calcium-binding Protein S100A6 and its role in the development of cardiac vasculature and cell cycle progression of vascular cells

Gender Research in the Life Sciences:

  • Do young female scientists earn the credit they deserve?