Young talent awards at the Young DZHK retreat


Dorotée Julia Trembinsky

Lavanya Iyer

Julia Krause

Eva Riechert

Michael Molitor

Iris Rosa Betz

Felix Fritze

Kerstin Wöltje


At this year's Young DZHK retreat in Rostock-Warnemünde young scientists present excellent science. The best were awarded with performance and poster prizes in the amount of 250 Euros.

Performance prizes

Dorotée Julia Trembinsky, RheinMain:
Sarrah is an aging-regulated anti-apoptotic long non-coding RNA in cardiomyocytes that augments recovery from acute myocardial infarction

Lavanya Iyer, Göttingen:
The β-catenin/TCF7L2 complex activation contributes to the epigenetic switch controlling cardiac tissue remodelling

Julia Krause, Hamburg/Kiel/Lübeck:
Metabolomics in Translational Medicine – A Link between Acylcarnitines and Atrial Fibrillation

Eva Riechert, Heidelberg/Mannheim:
The mTOR-dependent translatome adapts early changes in gene expression during cardiac growth

Michael Molitor, RheinMain:
Depletion of LysM+ inflammatory cells and inhibition of their activation signaling by Angiotensin-II improves vascular endothelial dysfunction in heart failure mice

Poster prizes

Iris Rosa Betz, Berlin:
Transcriptional Effects of Palmitoleic Acid Stimulation in Primary Murine Cardiomyocytes

Felix Fritze, Greifswald:
Carotid lumen diameter improves mortality risk prediction compared to intima media thickness in the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania

Kerstin Wöltje, Berlin:
Metabolic Plasticity of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells in Vascular Disease