Philipp Capetian
Philipp Capetian, MD
Alumni

Current Position:

Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Neurogenetics and resident at the Department of Neurology; University of Lübeck

Research focus:

Induced pluripotency and direct reprogramming; in-vitro modeling of human neurodegenerative diseases; Neurotransplantation

Education & Scientific training

Education:

10/2001 – 11/2008 Studies of medicine at the University of Freiburg

11/2008 Licence to practice medicine (Approbation)

01/2009 –01/2011 Resident at the Department of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany (head: Prof. Dr. G. Nikkhah)

02/2011 – 03/2012 Resident at the Department of Neurology University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
(head: Prof. Dr. C. Weiller)

Since 04/2012 Resident at the Department of Neurology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Germany (head Prof. Dr. T. Münte)

Scientific training:

09/2004 –06/2009 Medical thesis at the Department of Neuropathology University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany (head: Prof. Dr. B Volk).
Title: “Histological findings on fetal striatal grafts in a Huntington's disease patient early after transplantation.”

01/2009 – 03/2012 Laboratory for Molecular Neurosurgery, Department of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany (head: Prof. Dr. G. Nikkhah)

09/2010 – 11/2010 Research observer, Mc Lean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA (laboratory head: Kai C. Sonntag)

04/2012 – present Section of Clinical and Molecular Neurogenetics (University of Lübeck), (head: Prof. Dr. C. Klein)

Research Funding

Title: “Induzierte pluripotente Stammzellen (iPS) in der Zellersatztherapie bei Morbus Parkinson

(Principal Investigator: Máté Döbrössy, PhD)
Agency: Scientific Society University Freiburg
Type: Research Grant
Amount: 22,000 €

Memberships

Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

Publications

Cumulative impact factor: 18; mean 4.5

  1. Capetian P, Knoth R, Maciaczyk J, Pantazis G, Ditter M, Bokla L, Landwehrmeyer GB, Volk B, Nikkhah G. Histological findings on fetal striatal grafts in a Huntington's disease patient early after transplantation. Neuroscience 2009;160:661-675.

  2. Killer N, Hock M, Gehlhaus M, Capetian P, Knoth R, Pantazis G, Volk B, Meyer RP. Modulation of androgen and estrogen receptor expression by antiepileptic drugs and steroids in hippocampus of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia 2009;50:1875-1890.

  3. Knoth R, Singec I, Ditter M, Pantazis G, Capetian P, Meyer RP, Horvat V, Volk B, Kempermann G. Murine features of neurogenesis in the human hippocampus across the lifespan from 0 to 100 years. PLoS One 2010;5:e8809.

  4. Capetian P, Döbrössy M, Winkler C, Prinz M, Nikkhah G. To be or not to be accepted: the role of immunogenicity of neural stem cells following transplantation into the brain in animal and human studies. Semin Immunopathol 2011;33:619-626.

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