Third-party Funded Projects (excerpt)

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG): Radiomics – Image-guided personalized prediction of residual risk and prognosis of cardio/cerebrovascular disease.
(2023 – 2025)

German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK): B23_Hemodynamics – Analysis of hemodynamics using cardiovascular magnetic resonance at ultrahigh field strengths
(2023 – 2025)

German Heart Research Foundation (DSHF): MR-CorVasc – Interaction of intracardiac and extracardiac hemodynamics with myocardial and vascular remodeling by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in aortic valve stenosis: a prospective observational study.
(2022 – 2023)

German Center for Cardiovascular Research  (DZHK): Noninvasive hemodynamic and myocardial tissue differentiation applying Cardiovascular MR

EU-Project Grant: SRT-h08 Quiero – Quantitative MR-based imaging of physical biomarkers (2020-2022)

German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK):  Effect of Metformin in insulin resistant patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (Metris)

DFG: Corona Foundation junior Research group: Heart and brain Interaction in stroke working group and laboratory; Integrative Cardio-Neurology
(2019- ongoing)

German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK):  Noninvasive hemodynamic and myocardial tissue differentiation applying Cardiovascular MR

BIH – Berlin Longterm Observation of Vascular Events – BeLOVE: A prospective observational study with Acute Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome or Diabetes Mellitus
(2017 – ongoing)

DFG Research Training Group BIOQIC (Partipating Researcher) BIOphysical Quantitative Imaging Towards Clinical Diagnosis

Bayer Pharmaceuticals AG: Involvement in Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD) using cardiovascular MRI

German Foundation for Heart Research: Analysis of morphological and functional changes in the myocardium in Septic Cardiomyopathy using cardiac MRI

Helios Research Center: Prevalence and characterization of pleural and pericardial fluid accumulations visualized by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR)

Helios Research Center: Investigation of the cardiotoxicity of Anthracyclines during initial and re-exposure using cardiac MRI

DZHK Pillar B Cardiac T1 mapping and evaluation of myocardial extracellular volume in patients with diabetes, prediabetes and normal controls

Federal Ministry of Education and Research – German Aerospace Center: Industrial research and testing of the basic feasibility of methods for high-resolution sodium MRI (NAMRIS)

German Foundation for Heart Research: The influence of Aortic Stenosis on hemodynamics in the Ascending Aorta using cardiac MRI (2013-2014)

National Institutes of Health – The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLB):
HCMR – Novel Markers of Prognosis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Else-Kröner Fresenius Foundation: Detection of early myocardial damage through morphological and functional tissue characterization using cardiac high-field MRI

Helios research Center: Investigation of the importance of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in clinical cardiology and analysis of cost-effectiveness compared to alternative imaging methods.

Else-Kröner Fresenius Foundation: High-field cardiac MRI: Multiparametric phenotyping in an ischemia/reperfusion model in mice

Helios Research Center: Evaluation of the suitability of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for determining the opening area of bioprostheses in the aortic position

German Heart Foundation: Magnetic resonance imaging of carotid plaques

Application partner in the acquisition of €2.5 million for a 7Tesla MRI by the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch via an internationally reviewed competitive procedure as part of the Helmholtz investment prioritization

Federal Ministry of Education and Research: Berlin Study of Metabolomics in Adiposity and its Role for Successful Therapy

Federal Ministry of Education and Research: InnoRegio Berlin-Buch Health Region Educational Association for Clinical Research and Biomedicine: Development of needs-based training courses for laboratory workers to become assistants in clinical research and development, assistants in molecular medicine, assistants in bioinformatics and further training for doctors

Industry Sponsored Projects 

Bayer Schering Pharma, Berlin, Germany „Analysis of Myocardial Viability using contrast-enhancing CMR” (2010-2012)

Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, BU MR Germany „CMR in Acute Coronary Syndrome” (2007)

Circle cviCMR-Postprocessing, data-base-structure and internet-based Networking, Image-processing (since 2007)

Bracco Imaging, Italy “Optimization of myocardial fibrosis imaging in Left Ventricular Hyptertrophy using Multi-Hance” (2006)

Medis, Netherlands; CMR-Postprocessing
(since 2005)