Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997 – 1998
    Research assistant, Department of Medical Genetics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

  • 1998 – 1999
    Junior doctor, University Children's Hospital of Freiburg, Germany

  • 2000 – 2002
    German Research Foundation (DFG) research fellow at the Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn, Germany

  • 2002 – 2004
    Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) Postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Belgium

  •  
    Director of the Emmy Noether junior research group: Cloning and characterisation of genes for monogenic and genetically complex forms of isolated alopecia, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn

  •  
    Current appointment to a W2 Heisenberg Professorship funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the University of Bonn

Selected publications

  • Levy-Nissenbaum, E. et al.: Hypotrichosis simplex of the scalp is associated with nonsense mutations in CDSN encoding corneodesmosin. In: Nature Genet 34, 2003. S. 151-153.

  • Pasternack, S.M. et al.: G protein-coupled receptor P2Y5 and its ligand LPA are involved in maintenance of human hair growth. In: Nature Genet 40, 2008. S. 329-334.

  • Pasternack, S.M. et al.: In-vitro analysis of LIPH mutations causing hypotrichosis simplex: further evidence confirming the role of lipases and lysophosphatidic acid in hair growth. In: J Invest Dermatol 129, 2009. S. 2772-2776.


Selected projects

  • The genetics of monogenic and genetically complex hair-development disorders

  • Pathogenesis of genodermatosis (hyperpigmentation disorders, actinic prurigo)

Additional qualifications

  • Specialist in human genetics


Contact

You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here

Testimonials

  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Suzana Atanasoski

    Biology, Human medicine, Neurosciences, Molecular and cellular neurobiology

  2. Dr. Willy M. Baarends

    Biology, Human medicine, Meiosis, chromatin structure regulation, spermatogenesis, fertility

  3. Prof. Dr. Wiebke Arlt

    Human medicine, Endocrinology

  4. Prof. Caroline Ann Austin

    Biology, Chemistry, Human medicine, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology and Biochemistry and Biology