Group leader

Prof. Dr. Kai Schmidt-Ott

Scientific background:

since 2014 Professorship of Urogenital Research at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine
since 2014 Project leader DFG research unit 1368: “Molecular physiology and epigenetics of NF-κB/BMP interactions in the post-ischemic kidney (with PD Dr. D. N. Müller and Dr. R. Schmidt-Ullrich)
since 2014 Project leader DFG research unit 1368: “Therapeutic implications and pathophysiological role of calprotectin in acute kidney injury" (with Prof. Dr. T. Westhoff)
since 2008 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

2007-2013 Junior research group leader (Emmy Noether Program, Phase II) at the Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin
2009-2014 Junior Professor of Molecular Medicine, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
2011-2013 Project leader DFG research unit 1368: " NF-κB and BMP signaling in acute kidney injury“ (with PD Dr. D. N. Müller und Dr. R. Schmidt-Ullrich)
2009-2013

Project leader, DFG research unit 667 “Epithelial mechanisms of renal volume regulation“

2003-2007 Stipend of the German Research Foundation (Emmy Noether Program, Phase I, DFG), Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, PI: Prof. Dr. Jonathan Barasch, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York
1996-2002 Medical dissertation, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Freie Universität Berlin, Prof. Dr. Martin Paul, Title: “Endothelin-dependent morphological transformation of hypoxic astrocytes“ (summa cum laude)
1998-1999  Visiting Scholar (Gottfried Daimler and Carl Benz Foundation), Department of Physiology, Prof. Dr. M. I. Phillips, University of Florida

Clinical Background:

since 2012  Attending physician, Department of Nephrology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte
2010-2012  Board certified physician in Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte
2001-2003, 2007-2009 Clinical resident/nephrology fellow, Department of Nephrology and Hypertensiology (Prof. Dr. F. C. Luft), Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Buch


Stipends and Awards:

2007 Emmy Noether stipend of the DFG (Phase II)
2003 Emmy Noether stipend of the DFG (Phase I)
2003  Ernst Reuter Award of the Free University of Berlin (Best doctoral thesis of the year 2002)
2001 Young Investigator Award of the German Society of Hypertension
1998 Research stipend of the Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz Foundation

Selected Publications 

 

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