Research Funding & Support

  • “Physics-to-Medicine Initiative” of the Göttingen Campus, Lower Saxony Ministry for Science and Culture (MWK)

  • 2015
  • DFG SFB 937 (Collective behavior of soft and biological matter), A18 “Soft matter guided self-assembly of oscillating heart cells into functional macro-myocardium”

  • 2014
  • Leducq Transatlantic Network of Excellence “Programming the Heart to a Regenerative State” (Coordinators: R. Lee/M. Giacca)
  • NC3Rs – UK National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research; Phase 1 funding for CRACK IT Challenge 13: InPulse

  • 2013
  • DFG IRTG 1816 RP12 “Redox control of fibroblast-derived extracellular matrix and its implications for cardiomyocyte maturation and homeostasis”
  • CIRM/BMBF Early Translation III (FKZ: 13GW0007) “Heart Repair with Human Tissue Engineered Myocardium”

  • 2012
  • NIH-Progenitor Cell Biology Consortium (PCBC)
  • DFG SFB 1002 (Modulatory Units in Heart Failure), C04 “Control of the Myocardial Stroma by Fibroblasts” and S “Service project”

  • 2011
  • DZHK (German Center for Cardiovascular Research), Göttingen Partner Site GOE 3.2 HF “Regeneration from Heart Failure” – FKZ: 81Z3300132, GOE I.1 SCI “Experimental Stem Cell Bank” – FKZ: 81Z7300171, GOE I.2 SCI “Therapeutic Stem Cell Bank” – FKZ: 81Z7300172