Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997 – 2003
    Studies in biology, University of Bonn, Germany

  • 2003 – 2008
    PhD thesis, University of Bonn, Institute for Genetics, Department of Molecular Genetics

  • 2008 – 2008
    Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Klaus Willecke, University of Bonn, Institute for Genetics, Department of Molecular Genetics

  • 2009 – 2013
    Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Michael Rudnicki, OHRI, Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa, Canada

  • Since 2013
    Junior group leader at the Fritz-Lipmann Institute (FLI), Leibniz Institute for Age Research, Jena, Germany

Selected publications

  • von Maltzahn J, Zinoviev R, Chang NC Bentzinger CF, Rudnicki MA: A Non-Palmitoylated Mini-Wnt7a retains Full Biological Activity. 2013, Nat. Commun., accepted.

  • von Maltzahn J, Jones AE, Parks RJ, Rudnicki MA: Pax7 expression is required in adult satellite cells. 2013, PNAS, 110(41):16474-16479.

  • Bentzinger CF, Wang YX, von Maltzahn J, Soleimani VD, Yin H, Rudnicki MA: Fibronectin regulates wnt7a signaling and satellite cell expansion, 2013, Cell Stem Cell, 12(1): 75-87.

  • von Maltzahn J, Renaud JM, Parise G. Rudnicki MA: Wnt7a treatment ameliorates muscular dystrophy. 2012, PNAS, 109 (50): 20614-19.

  • von Maltzahn J, Chang NC, Bentzinger CF, Rudnicki MA: Wnt signaling in myogenesis. Trends Cell Biol., 2012, 22(11): 602-609.

  • von Maltzahn J, Bentzinger CF, Rudnicki MA: Wnt7a-Fzd7 signalling directly activates the Akt/mTOR anabolic growth pathway in skeletal muscle. Nat Cell Biol 2012, 14(2):186-191.

  • von Maltzahn J, Wulf V, Matern G, Willecke K: Connexin39 deficient mice display accelerated myogenesis and regeneration of skeletal muscle. Exp Cell Res 2011, 317(8):1169-1178.


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