Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2017
    Emmy Noether Group Leader, Clinic for Internal Medicine (Tumor Research), Westgerman Cancer Center, University Hospital Essen, Germany

  • Since 2017
    Faculty Member German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) partner site Essen, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Essen, Germany

  • 2013 – 2016
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, Stanford, California, USA

  • 2008 – 2012
    Phd (Dr. rer. nat.), Technical University Munich, II. Medical Department Rechts Der Isar University Hospital, Munich, Germany

  • 2008 – 2012
    Member Of The International Max-Planck Research School For Molecular And Cellular Life Sciences (IMPRS-LS Graduate School), Munich, Germany

  • 2003 – 2008
    Diploma In Molecular Medicine (Dipl. Mol.-Med. Univ.), Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germnany

Selected publications

  • Chuang CH, Greenside PG, Rogers ZN, Brady JJ, Yang D, Ma RK, Caswell DR, Chiou SH, Winters AF, Grüner BM, Ramaswami G, Spencley AL, Kopecky KE, Sayles LC, Sweet-Cordero EA, Li JB, Kundaje A, Winslow MM. Molecular definition of a metastatic lung cancer state reveals a targetable CD109-Janus kinase-Stat axis, Nat Medicine 2017 Mar;23(3):291-300

  • Grüner BM*, Schulze CJ*, Yang D, Ogasawara D, Dix MM, McFarland CD, Chuang CH, Rogers ZN, Brown JM, Cravatt BF, Bogyo M, Winslow MM. An in vivo multiplexed small molecule screening platform to identify inhibitors of metastatic seeding, Nature Methods 2016 Oct 13(10):883-9

  • Denny SJ, Yang D, Chuang CH, Brady JJ, Lim JS, Grüner BM, Chiou SH, Schep A, Baral J, Hamard C, Antoine M, Wislez M, Kong C, Connolly AJ, Park KS, Sage J, Greenleaf WJ, Winslow MM. Nfib Promotes Metastasis through a Widespread Increase in Chromatin Accessibility Cell 2016 July 14;166, 1–15

  • Grüner BM, Winkelmann I, Feuchtinger A, Sun N, Balluff B, Teichmann N, Herner A, Kalideris E, Steiger K, Braren R, Aichler M, Esposito I, Schmid RM, Walch A, Siveke JT. Modeling therapy response and spatial distribution of erlotinib in pancreatic cancer, Mol Cancer Therap. 2016 May;15(5):1145-52

  • Ardito CM*, Grüner BM*, Lubeseder-Martellato C, Takeuchi KK, DelGiorno KE, Carpenter ES, Halbrook CJ, Pal D, Hall JC, Mazur PK, Briel T, Herner A, Threadgill DG, Sibilia M, Washington MK, Wilson CL, Schmid RM, Raines EW, Crawford HC, and Siveke JT. EGF Receptor is Required for Kras-induced Pancreatic Tumorigenesis. Cancer Cell. 2012 Sep 11;22(3):304-17

    *both authors contributed equally to this work

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Fakulty Member of the Center for Medical Biotechnology (Zentrum für Medizinische Biotechnologie – ZMB) of the University Duisburg-Essen, 2016

  • Junior Advisor for the Hope Funds for Cancer Research, 2016

  • Associate of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), 2011


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