Jana Burghaus

Alumni (AG Völkers)

Scientific background

Jana Burghaus was born in Olpe, Germany,  in 1993. Since 2012 she is studying medicine at the University of Heidelberg. Jana started working on her doctoral thesis in the laboratory of Dr. Mirko Völkers in 2015.

She is analysing the function of YB-1 (Y-box-binding protein 1) in cardiomyocytes and its role in both  pathological and physiological heart hypertrophy.