Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Career Advancement Groups

The recently implemented Career Advancement Program (CAP) has been specifically designed to support high-potential mid-career scientists of the Medical Faculty aiming for full professorships or equivalent leadership positions at non-university research institutions. The CMMC provides temporarily access to high-quality laboratory space in the CMMC Research Building, access to the research infrastructure and adminsitrative support as well as to aimed at enhancing their scientific expertise and professional skills base. The CMMC currently supports the following 12 CAP-groups.

The CMMC invited female scientists

to submit applications for the Career Advancement Program (CAP)

To further specifically promote mid-career female scientists the CMMC invited interested female scientists at the Medical Faculty and Science Faculty to submit applications for the Career Advancement Program (CAP).

The submission deadline has expired and the evaluation process has started.


Overview of CMMC Career Advancement Groups

CAP 1 - Mitochondrial dysfunction and glomerular disease

Paul Brinkkötter - Dept. II of Internal Medicine

CAP 3 - Mechanisms of axonal injury in neuroinflammation

Helmar Lehmann - Dept. of Neurology

Christian Philipp Pallasch - Dept. I of Internal Medicine

Martin Peifer - Dept. of Translational Genomics

Stephan Rosenkranz - Dept. III of Internal Medicine

CAP 8 - Comprehensive host-cell based antibiotic drug discovery

Jan Rybniker - Dept. of Internal Medicine I / German Center for Infection Research (DZIF)

Roland Ullrich - Dept. I of Internal Medicine

Miguel A Alejandre Alcazar - Dept. of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Deniz Hos - Dept. of Ophthalmology

Hans A Schlößer  - Dept. of General, Visceral and Cancer Surgery

Jan Herter - Dept. of Radiation Oncology and CyberKnife Center

Mafalda Escobar-Henriques - Institute for Genetics and CECAD Research Center

Maria Notara - Dept. of Ophthalmology

CAP 16 - Harnessing CDK4/6 imhinition to promote T cell-mediated anti-tumor immunity

Grit Herter-Sprie- Dept. I of Internal Medicine


completed Projects

Matthieu Clément-Ziza - CECAD Cologne