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Ninkovic Lab - Neurogenesis and Regeneration

Cell Biology - Anatomy III

ninkovicResearch Topics

  • Neural stem cell
  • Reactive gliosis
  • Brain regeneration
  • In vivo live imaging

Photo: Jan Greune

We focus on basic and translational research aiming at novel strategies for brain repair and regeneration by modulating the function of glial cells. We utilize a translational trans-species approach by comparing two animal models (zebrafish and mouse) for identifying predictive biomarkers and novel therapeutic approaches applicable to human brain injury. We use a combination of in vivo cell imaging methods and OMICS analysis to understand processes underlying regeneration in zebrafish and implement them for repair in the mammalian brain. Read more...

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Scientific vita

YearFunctionInstitute
since 2018 Professor Dept. Cell Biology, Biomedical Center, LMU Munich
2013-2018 Group leader Institute of Stem Cell Research, Helmholtz Zentrum München
2006-2013 Postdoctoral researcher Magdalena Götz Lab, Helmholtz Zentrum München
2006 PhD in Developmental Biology Technical University Munich, Advisors: Laure Bally-Cuif and Wolfgang Wurst