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DFG Contacts

Stand: February 1, 2023

Dr. Michael Müller

Programme Officer
Life Sciences 2: Microbiology, Immunology, Neurosciences

E-Mail: michael.mueller@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2174
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

206-06   Molecular and Cellular Neurology and Neuropathology

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

206-07   Clinical Neurology; Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology
206-08   Human Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Clinical Research Units

5001 Peripheral mechanisms of pain and their resolution

Priority Programmes

1738 Emerging roles of non-coding RNAs in nervous system development, plasticity and disease
2395 Local and peripheral drivers of microglial diversity and function

Research Units

2289 Calcium homeostasis in neuroinflammation and -degeneration: New targets for therapy of multiple sclerosis?
2488 Reduced penetrance in hereditary movement disorders: Elucidating mechanisms of endogenous disease protection
2715 Epileptogenesis of genetic epilepsies
2879 ImmunoStroke: From immune cells to stroke recovery
3004 Synaptic pathology in autoimmune encephalitis – SYNABS

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


128 Initiating/Effector versus Regulatory Mechanisms in Multiple Sclerosis – Progress towards Tackling the Disease
167 Development, function and potential of myeloid cells in the central nervous system (NeuroMac)
274 Checkpoints of Central Nervous System Recovery

Collaborative Research Centres

1389 Understanding and Targeting Resistance in Glioblastoma (UNITE Glioblastoma)
1451 Key mechanisms of motor control in health and disease

Research Training Groups

2660 Neural mechanisms of (mal)adaptive approach and avoidance behaviour