Prof. Dr. Ana Martin-Villalba

Project Leader B06

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Molecular Neurobiology
Im Neuenheimer Feld 581
69120 Heidelberg

Prof. Dr. Ana Martin-Villalba

Professional Career

since 2011

Full Professor (W3)

DKFZ, Heidelberg

since 2011

Division Head

Molecular Neurobiology, DKFZ, Heidelberg

2006

Group Leader of Molecular Neurobiology

DKFZ, Heidelberg

1999

Project Leader

in the Dept. Immungenetik, DKFZ, Heidelberg

2007

Venia legendi (Habilitation)

Heidelberg University

2000

PhD (homologation)

Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture, Spain

1998

M.D.

Heidelberg University

Achievements & Awards

2020

Elected EMBO Member

European Molecular Biology Organization

2019

Female Scientist Award

German Stem Cell Network (GSCN e.v.)

2018

ERC Consolidator Grant

European Research Council (ERC)

2017

President

German Stem Cell Network (GSCN)

2006

Heinz Maier Leibnitz-Preis

DFG

2006

Young Investigator Award

Paul Ehrlich und Ludwig Darmstädter Young Investigator Award

2006

Walther und Christine Richtzenhain-Preis

DKFZ

1997

DAAD

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Bonn

Publications

Quiescence Modulates Stem Cell Maintenance and Regenerative Capacity in the Aging Brain

Kalamakis G, Brüne D, Ravichandran S, Bolz J, Fan W, Ziebell F, Stiehl T, Catalá-Martinez F, Kupke J, Zhao S, Llorens-Bobadilla E, Bauer K, Limpert S, Berger B, Christen U, Schmezer P, Mallm JP, Berninger B, Anders S, Del Sol A, Marciniak-Czochra A, Martin-Villalba A. Cell. 2019 Mar 7;176(6):1407-1419.e14. PMID: 30827680

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Revealing age related changes of adult hippocampal neurogenesis using mathematical models

Ziebell F, Dehler S, Martin-Villalba A, Marciniak-Czochra A. Development. 2018 Jan 8;145(1):dev153544. doi: 10.1242/dev.153544. PMID: 29229768

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Loss of Dickkopf-1 Restores Neurogenesis in Old Age and Counteracts Cognitive Decline

Seib DR, Corsini NS, Ellwanger K, Plaas C, Mateos A, Pitzer C, Niehrs C, Celikel T, Martin-Villalba A. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Feb 7;12(2):204-14. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2012.11.010. PMID: 23395445

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