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Partners and Cooperations

Within the Medical Faculty

  • Institute of Laboratory Medicine (Thiery, Ceglarek, Burkhardt): Genetics of lipid disorders and atherosclerosis
  • Heart Center Leipzig (Schuler): LIFE-Heart study
  • IFB Adiposity Diseases (Stumvoll, Kovacs, Tönjes): Genetics of metabolic parameters, Obesity
  • IFB Adiposity Diseases (Blüher): Gene expression in fat and liver tissue
  • IFB Adiposity Diseases (Koerner): Genetics of obesity and growth of children
  • SFB 1052 Obesity Mechanisms (Burkhardt, Ceglarek, Kovacs, Koerner): Molecular genetic data analysis
  • Indepent Division for Clinical Pharmacology (Aigner): Gene expression and medication
  • Center for Pediatric Research Leipzig (Kiess): Bodyscanner feasibility, surface and genetics
  • Clinic and Policlinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Hegerl, Hensch, Sander): Genetics of EEG phenotypes, sleep
  • Institute of Social Medicine (Riedel-Heller, Luck): Genetics of MCI / dementia
  • Clinic and Policlinic of Dermatology (Treudler): Factors of allergy risk

Other Institutes in Leipzig

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (Horn): Ribolution
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology: Legascreen
  • MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (Villringer, Witte): Genetics of MRT phenotypes


  • Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Institute for Laboratory Medicine (Teupser, Holdt): Genetics of atherosclerosis
  • LURIC-Study University Medical Centre Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim University of Heidelberg (März): Molecular epidemiology of atherosclerosis
  • Charite, Medical Department, Division of Infectiology and Pneumonology (Suttorp): PROGRESS study
  • University of Giessen, Institute for Medical Microbiology (Chakraborty, Hossain): Genetics of pneumonia
  • Jena University Hospital, Center for Clinical Studies (Brunkhorst, Scherag): Genetics of sepsis
  • University of Greifswald, Functional Genomics (Völker): Proteomics of pneumonia
  • TU Dresden, Center for Information Services and High Performance Computing (Nagel): High-throughput data analysis
  • University of Saarland, Department of Paediatrics (Gortner): Genetics of BPD in premature infants
  • Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency (Nieters): Genetics of immune competence
  • University Hospital Freiburg, Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics (Köttgen): Genetics of kidney parameters
  • Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Hautklinik (Vera): Modelling of pneumonia
  • TU Dresden, Institute for Medical Informatics and Biometry (Roeder, Glauche): Modelling of haematopoiesis
  • University of Lübeck, Institute of Neurogenetics (Bertram): Genetics of MCI
  • University of Bonn, Department für Psychatrie und Psychotherapie (Ramirez): Genetics of MCI
  • Competence Network Malignant Lymphomas (Pfreundschuh): Study data and design for malignant non-Hodgkin lymphomas
  • German Hodgkin Study Group (Diehl, Engert): Study data and design for Hodgkin lymphomas
  • German Breast Group (von Minckwitz): Study data and design for Mamma-Ca
  • Uniklinik Köln, Department II of Internal Medicine (Benzing, von Gersdorff): Optimising of EPE / iron therapy in kidney diseases
  • CCG: Cologne Center for Genomics (Nürnberg): Genotyping
  • University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus (Bornh&;aumluser): Study data for AML
  • Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Hochhaus): Study data for AML
  • University Hospital Halle (Rosendahl): Genetics of pancreatitis
  • University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus (Thiede): Genetics of stem cell mobilisation
  • Charite (Steinhagen-Thiessen, Demuth): Mendelian randomization with regard to Lpa
  • Charite (Regitz-Zagrosek): non-obstructive coronary artery disease
  • University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus (Buch): Genetics of gallstones
  • Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Kiehntopf): Laboratory analysis for PROGRESS


  • Welcome Trust: Genetics of atherosclerosis
  • GIANT-Consortium: Genetics of anthropometric traits
  • CHARGE-Consortium: various meta analysis
  • Genius-CHD-Consortium: Genetics of atherosclerosis incidence
  • eQTLGen-Consortium: Genetic control of gene expression
  • EGG-Consortium: Genetics of anthropometry in children
  • University of Cambridge: Genetics of the iron metabolism
  • Harvard University: Mendelian randomization with regard to birth weight
  • Young Fins Study: Genetics of phytosterols
  • Luxembourg Institute of Health: RNA biomarker in heart disease
  • CKDGen Consortium: Genetics of kidney parameters