TU Dresden


Research group leader Prof. Dr. Marius Ader receives unlimited W2 professorship at the Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus


Since 1 January 2018, CRTD Research Group Leader Prof. Dr. Marius Ader has held an unlimited W2 professorship at the Carl Gustav Carus Medical Faculty of the Technical University of Dresden. The research group led by Prof. Ader deals with the replacement of photosensitive photoreceptors and the supporting retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), whose degeneration leads to diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or retinitis pigmentosa. Prof. Ader is active in teaching mainly in the Master courses 'Regenerative Biology and Medicine' and 'Molecular Bioengineering' as well as in the 'Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS-BB)'. "This position is a great basis for my working group to work in close cooperation with the clinic to advance the development of a line-based therapy for currently incurable blindness diseases and to inspire and train young scientists and physicians for this topic", he explains.