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Dagmar Ehrnhöfer

5 Year Member

Member Bio:

2015-present:

Group leader at the BioMed X Innovation Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Tau-mediated neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease

 

2012-2015:

Research associate, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT), University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada

Main Project: Caspase activation pathways in Huntington disease

Training and Education

2007-2012:            

Postdoctoral fellow, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT), University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada

Supervisor:      Prof. Michael Hayden

Main project:   Identification and Characterization of Chemical Compounds Inhibiting Caspase Cleavage of Mutant Huntingtin: Novel Drug Candidates for Huntington Disease (HD)

 

 

2002-2007:

Ph.D. student, Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany.

Supervisor:                  Prof. Erich Wanker

Ph.D. Thesis:              ‘Green Tea Catechins Change the Aggregation Behavior of Proteins Associated with Neurodegenerative Disease’

Ph.D. summa cum laude awarded March 2007

 

1996-2001:

Student, Technical Chemistry with a specialisation in Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Food Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria

Supervisor:                  Prof. Christian Kubicek

Diploma Thesis:          ‘Characterization of a Trichoderma atroviride Mutant Disrupted in the Gene Encoding the AGGGG- Binding Protein’

Degree of Dipl. Ing. (MSci) awarded November 2001

 

09/2000-01/2001:

ERASMUS Student Exchange Program, Université de Liège, Liège, Belgium

Lectures and exams in French according to the university’s curriculum

 

 

Awards and fellowships

 

Start date

End date

Name/Type

Organization/Country

03/2009

06/2012

Postdoctoral fellowship

Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), Canada

05/2008

04/2009

Erwin Schrödinger postdoctoral fellowship

Austrian research fund (FWF), Austria

09/2000

01/2001

Erasmus student exchange scholarship

Austrian Exchange Service, Austria

07/1999

09/1999

IAESTE student exchange scholarship

International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE), Austria