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2018-2021: SFB/TRR225, Biofabrication of human heart tissue on the basis of spider silk protein 246.900 €

2018-2021: Individual grant, EN453/12-1 Establishment and function of non-centrosomal MTOCs in striated muscle 454.694 €

2018-2021: FOR2149, EN453/10-2, Elucidation of Adhesion-GPCR signaling, Subproject: Delineating the role of CTF and NTF of Gpr126 in physiology and pathophysiology 445.650 €

2017: Equipment grant, INST 410/91-1 FUGG, LSM800 with AiryScan 250.000 €

2016-2020: Individual grant, EN453/11-1, Development of a cardiac patch based on a bilayer, conductive, biomimetic, polymeric scaffold 222.500 €

2015-2018: FOR2149, EN453/10-1, Elucidation of Adhesion-GPCR signaling, Subproject: Elucidation of the functional role of Gpr126 during heart development 399.000 €

2009-2012: PROMISE, International Research Training Group: Protecting the Heart from Ischemia, Subproject: Cardiac repair through repopulation of the heart by inducing cardiomyocyte proliferation ca.60.000 €

2007-2012: Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System (ECCPS), 2 Postdoc-Stipends, Collaboration projects, “scientific output rewards” ca.160.000 €

2010-2011: Individual grant, EN453/9-1, Role of the transcription factor E2F4 in heart muscle cell proliferation ca.150.000 €

2012: Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center (UGMLC), Ablation of Fn14 reduces cardiac remodeling and loss of function in right heart disease 20.000 €



2006-2011: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, Promotion of Mammalian Cardiac Regeneration through Cardiomyocyte Proliferation (growth factors) 1.290.000 €



2011-2012: Independent fund of the Max Planck Society     380.000 €



2020-2022: Wilhelm Sander-Stiftung, IQGAP3: from heart development to cancer therapy targets 24 months postdoc position, € 30,000

2017-2019: Forschungsstiftung Medizin, New mechanisms for the regeneration of heart muscle 20,000 €

2017: Universitätsbund, 3D Drucker BioBot 11.000 €

2012: Universitätsbund, Eco Real Time PCR-System 7.500 €

2012-2013: Behrens-Weise-Stiftung, Inhibition of Fn14 receptor signaling to protect the right heartfrom fibrosis and dysfunction ca. 77.000 €

2007-2009: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Fellowship, Cryoinjury: Macrophage-Induced Cardiomyocyte Proliferation ca.70.000 €

2006-2008: Charles H. Hood Foundation, Child Health Research Grant, Promotion of Mammalian Cardiac Regeneration through Cardiomyocyte Proliferation (role of FGF1 and p38 MAP kinase) ca. 150.000 $



2020-2022: IZKF grant, Gpr126 (Adgrg6) in kidney development and disease            ca. 250.000 €

2015-2016: ELAN grant, Identification of novel regulators of cell division ca. 50.000 €

2015-2018: Emerging Field Initiative, CYDER: Cell Cycle in Disease and Regeneration ca. 400.000 €

2014-2016: IZKF grant, Fam60a in Heart and Brain Development ca. 350.000 €

2013-2014: ELAN grant, Silk as a material for cardiac tissue engineering ca.50.000 €



2017: Astra Zeneca, compound screen, cardiomyocyte proliferation 10.000 €