Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. Holger Winkels - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2020: Associate Neven-DuMont Professor for Experimental Cardiology of Ageing, University of Cologne, Germany
2016 - 2020: DFG-funded Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Klaus Ley, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, La Jolla, California, USA
2013: Visiting research fellow (6 months) with Prof. Ulrich von Andrian; Department of Immunology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
2012 - 2016: Visiting Research Fellow with Prof. Esther Lutgens, Department for Medical Biochemistry, Academic Medical Center (AMC) Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011 - 2017: PhD degree (Dr. rer. nat.) under supervision Profs. Alexander Faussner, Esther Lutgens, Norbert Gerdes, Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
2005 - 2011: Diploma in Biology, RWTH Aachen, Germany

Awards, Distinctions and professional activities

2021: Associate Editor Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
2020: Topic Editor and Editorial Board member of Cells, MPDI
2020: AAI Immunology 2020 Abstract Award, Hawaii, USA
2019: Oskar Lapp Award of the German Society of Cardiology
2019: Chair of the Gordon Research Seminar Atherosclerosis, Maine, USA
2019: AAI Award for best poster presentation at the La Jolla Immunology Conference
2018 - 2019: SPARK Award La Jolla Institute for Immunology
2018: AAI Award for best poster presentation at the La Jolla Immunology Conference
2018 - 2020: Postdoctoral DFG fellowship, GZ WI 4811/1-1
2018: Best Manuscript Award 2018 in Circulation Research
2017: AAI Immunology 2017 Abstract Award, Washington DC, USA
2016: Young Investigator Fellowship Award, EAS Innsbruck, Austria
2015: Travel Award Gordon Research Conference Atherosclerosis, Maine, USA


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