Irmela Jeremias
Group Leader

Telefon: +49 89 3187-1424
Geb./Raum: HAE / 059

Personal data          Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Irmela Jeremias
                                 born 1967 in Mainz, Gerrmany
                                 nationality: German
Work address          Research Unit Apoptosis in Hematopoietic Stem Cells, AHS
                                German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)
                                Marchioninistraße. 25, 81377 Munich, Germany and
                                Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital,
                                Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU),
                                Lindwurmstraße 4, 80337 Munich, Germany
Current Positions    Head of the Research Unit
                                „Apoptosis in the Hematopoietic Stem Cells (AHS)“  
                                at Helmholtz center Munich
                                Mildred Scheel Professor of German Cancer Aid at LMU Pediatrician
                                Awardee of European Research Council (Consolidator Grant)
Research Interest    Acute Leukemias
                                Leukemia stem cells
                                Xenograft mouse models
                                Innovative treatment strategies
                               Genetic engineering

Scientific background
2017                        Research Unit Apoptosis in Hematopoietic Stem Cells
                               at Helmholtz Center Munich
2017                        Mildred Scheel Professorship of German Cancer Aid at LMU
2015                        ERC Consolidator Grant of European Research Council (ERC)
since 2005               Head of the Research Group „Apoptosis“
                               at Helmholtz Center Munich (HMGU), tenured since 2012
2005                        Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Pediatrics
2001 – 2004             Awardee of Hochschulwissenschaftsprogramm,
                               Head of a Research Group at Dr. von Hauner
                               Children's Hospital, LMU
1996 – 1998             Awardee of German Research Association (DFG)
                               at German Cancer Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg
1993                        Medical Doctorate at Experimental Endocrinology,
                               University Mainz, Germany (magna cum laude)

Track record
               >50 orginal publications, out of them 25 as first- or last author
                                   impact factors    > 20 points          1 last author paper in 2016
                                                             >   9 points           6 papers
Third party funding   > 8.5 million Euros since 1996
Clinical background
since 2000                    Pediatrician in Oncology, Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital, LMU
2000-2001                    Attending Physician at Intensive Care Unit,
                                    Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital
1993-1996, 1998-2000  Resident at Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital, LMU
1995                             Approbation
1993                             State Examination in Human Medicine
1992                             American Examination in Human Medicine ECFMG, FMGEMS
1987 – 1993                  Studies of Human Medicine in Germany
                                    (Munich, Mainz and Bochum) and Colombia (South  America)

Stays abroad
1992                        University of Chicago (1 month)
1990/91                   Colombia, South America (14 months)
1986/87                   Lyon, France (6 months)
1980/81                   Girvan, Shottland (3 months)

since 2016               Consolidator Grant of the European Research Council (5 years)
2013 - 2018             Award for „Excellent Women“ within Impuls- and
                               Integration Fond (IVF) by Helmholtz Association (HGF)
2001 – 2004            Award of Hochschulwissenschaftsprogramm
                              (Group leader) for Habilitation (3 years)
1996 – 1998            Training Award (PostDoc) of German Research Association
                               at German Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany (2 years)

             German, English and Spanish (fluently), French (basics)