Team

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The study group "nutritional-neuroscience" consists of an interdisciplinary team of pharmacists, food chemists, nutritional scientists, biophysicists and chemists, supported by bachelor and master students of the disciplines chemistry and biochemistry. With its all-embracing expertise the team is dedicated to explore the underlying mechanisms of brain ageing and of neurodegenerative diseases and it`s modulation by food-based prevention and pharmacological intervention. 

Gunter Eckert, Ph.D.

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Gunter P. Eckert studied food-chemistry and environmental toxicology and holds a Ph.D. in pharmacology. He is a trained pharmacologist and works since …

Rekha Grewal, M.Sc.

Rekha Grewal

Rekha Grewal holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in chemistry. For her Ph.D. she is currently doing research on olive polyphenols for the prevention …

Martina Reutzel, M.Sc.

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Martina Reutzel (neé Heinrich) holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in chemistry. For her Ph.D. she is currently doing research on olive polyphenols …

Carmina Silaidos, M.Sc.

Carmina Schaefer

Carmina Silaidos (neé Schaefer) holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in nutritional science. For her Ph.D. she is currently doing research on the preventive …

Benjamin Dilberger, M.Sc.

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Benjamin Dilberger holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in nutritional sciences. For his Ph.D. he is currently developing C. elegans as new research …

Carten Esselun, M.Sc.

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Carsten Esselun holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in chemistry. For his Ph.D. he is currently exploring the molecular mechanisms of polyunsaturated …

Bernhard Hellmann, M.Sc.

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Bernhard Hellmann holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in nutritional sciences. For his Ph.D. he is currently exploring the neuroprtective potential …

Natalia Lest, LTA

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Natalia Lest is a trained agricultural technical assistant (LTA) and supports the whole team with her broad technical expertise. She is responsible …

Christine Roppert, CTA

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Christine Roppert is a trained chemical assistant (CTA) and supports the whole team with her broad technical expertise. She is responsible for the …

Bachelor- & Master Students

Master-Students 

Fabian Schmidt (2018)
Lukas Babylon (2018)
Tommy Schmidl (2017)
Hannah Hein (2017)

Joshi Joppe (2015)
Nicole Franke (2015)
Saskia Krischok ( …

© Prof. Dr. Gunter P. Eckert 2018