Translational Medicine Seminar

As of January 2021, we have decided to cancel the mandatory translational medicine seminar series.

We have launched this year our new focus program for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers ( We will continue to offer you high quality scientific talks and you are very welcome to contact us for speaker or topic suggestions or if you would like to organize a scientific talk or training.

Past events



Dr. Andrea Bandelli (Science Gallery International, Dublin)

Being comfortable with the unknown

Chair: Dr. Astrid Lunkes (Epigenetics@HMGU)


Prof. Dr. Hans Zischka (TOXI, HMGU)

Mitochondrial Toxicology

Chair: Dr. Amudha Brugger (HELENA Coordinator)


Prof. Dr. Matthias Blüher (HI-MAG, HMGU)

Healthy obesity - fact or fiction?

Chair: Dr. Luke Harrison (IDC, HMGU)




Prof. Dr. Irmela Jeremias (AHS, HMGU/Klinikum der Universität München, LMU) 

Treating Childhood Leukemias

Chair: Dr. Corinna Barz (TKP)


Prof. Dr. Michael Hoelscher (Klinikum der Universität München, LMU)

Preclinical and clinical development of the TB-drug BTZ043

Chair: Dr. Grzegorz Popowicz (STB)


Dr. Marcus Conrad (IDG, HMGU) 

Ferroptosis mechanisms and pharmacological tractability

Chair: Dr. Holger Prokisch (IHG)


PD Dr. med. Andreas Lechner (Klinikum der Universität München, LMU) 

Incentives versus reasons

Why it is so difficult to improve human health through science

Chair: Dr. Alberto Cebrian Serrano (IDO)

PD Dr. Stefanie Eyerich (IAF, HMGU) 

Chronic inflammatory skin diseases – a tale of diagnostics and therapy

Chair: Allergieinformationsdienst, HMGU




Prof. Dr. Daniel Razansky (IBMI, HMGU) 
Commercialization of new bio-imaging technologies

Chair: Prof. Saak Ovsepyan (IBMI) 


Prof. Dr. Reinhard Zeidler (AGV, HMGU) 
Development of a proprietary therapeutic antibody from bench to bedside

Chair: Dr. Regina Feederle (MAB)

Dr. Tobias Straub (Biomedical Center - Molecular Biology, LMU) 
(Ir)reproducibility of preclinical research findings. Theory and Practice.

Chair: Dr. Antje Brand (CPC)




Prof. Dr. Günther Wess (CEO, HMGU) 
Translational Medicine: the long way of drug development

Chair: PD Dr. Silke Meiners


Prof. Dr. med. Ulrike Protzer (VIRO, HMGU)
Catch me if you can - Developing novel therapies to cure hepatitis B virus infection

Chair: Dr. Li Deng
25.07.2017PD Dr. med. Anne Hilgendorff (iLBD)
Translation: a daily practice. Learning from clinical need and scientific

Chair: Dr. Monika Beer
27.09.2017Prof. Dr. Rudi Balling (Director, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine)
From systems biology to systems medicine: Easier said than done

Chair: Prof. Dr. Martin Hrabè de Angelis
23.11.2017Prof. Dr. Dolores Schendel (CEO, Medigene AG)
Immunotherapy - the changing paradigm for treatment of cancer

Chair: Prof. Dr. med. Martin Göttlicher