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3rd Round
(2008-2011)
2nd Round
(2005-2008)
1st Round
(2002-2005)

List of Projects and Supervisors
(3rd round 2008 - 2011)


[3.1] Serum vitamin D levels and risk of cancer

Supervisor: Prof.Dr. Hermann Brenner, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Lu Yin
Details: (38KB)


[3.2a] Changing risk factor patterns for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases (CVD) in a large cohort of migrants

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Heiko Becher, Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Ema Kuhrs
Details: (39KB)


[3.2b] Changing risk factor patterns for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases (CVD) in a large cohort of migrants

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Heiko Becher, Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Andreas Deckert
Details: (43KB)


[3.4] The effect of phytoestrogens on postmenopausal breast cancer risk and possible anticarcinogenic mechanisms

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jenny Chang-Claude, PD Dr. Jakob Linseisen, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Aida Zaineddin
Details: (47KB)


[3.5] Influence of hormone replacement therapy and of phytoestrogens on prognosis of postmenopausal breast cancer

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jenny Chang-Claude, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Katharina Buck
Details: (44KB)


[3.8] Development and implementation of an intra-host model describing human immune responses to sequential and parallel super-infections in falciparum malaria

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Heiko Becher, Dr. Thomas Jänisch, Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Kerstin Rosenberger
Details: (20KB)


[3.9] Nutrient supplementation, cause-specific (cancer, cardiovascular disease) incidence and mortality, and total mortality in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort study

Supervisor: PD Dr. Jakob Linseisen, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Kuanrong Li
Details: (44KB)


[3.10] Determinats for malnutrition in young children of rural Burkina Faso

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Olaf Müller, Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Claudia Beiersmann
Details: (46KB)


[3.11] Epigenetic factors in the etiology of lymphomas and colorectal cancer

Supervisor: Dr. Alexandra Nieters, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center / University of Freiburg
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Anna Luczynska
Details: (51KB)


[3.12] Association of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection and Cancers Other than Cervical Cancer

Supervisor: Dr. Michael Pawlita, Division of genome modifications and carciogenesis, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Dana Holzinger
Details: (37KB)


[3.13] The impact of psychiatric susceptibility genes on personality traits in the general population

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Marcella Rietschel, Deparment of Genetic Epidemiology, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Dr. Thomas G. Schulze, Unit on the Genetic Basis of Mood and Anxiety Disorders National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda and Prof. Dr. Till Stürmer, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics Division of Preventive Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Jana Strohmaier
Details: (43KB)


[3.14] Relation of infectious diseases within the first year of life, development of immune response, and risk of atopy within pre-school age: a prospective birth cohort study

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dietrich Rothenbacher, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Heny-Renee Ghizibel
Details: (47KB)


[3.15] The effect of physical activity and weight related factors on endogenous sex hormones in postmenopausal women

Supervisor: PD Dr. Karen Steindorf, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wahrendorf, Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Stefanie Liedtke
Details: (42KB)


[3.16] The association of metabolic markers and inflammation with the risk of pancreas cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rudolf Kaaks, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Verena Grote
Details: (105KB)


[3.17] Hormonal, reproductive and life-style characteristics and risk of major breast cancer sub-types

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rudolf Kaaks, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Rebecca James
Details: (55KB)


[3.18] Evaluation of new early detection markers for colorectal cancer

Supervisor: Prof.Dr. Hermann Brenner, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center
Project Status: completed
Doctoral Student: Sha Tao
Details: (38KB)


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