Antigoni Triantafyllopoulou

Principal Investigator
(Alumni)

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
Campus Charité Mitte

Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

Current position

Senior Group leader, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité Berlin

Significant career breaks

11/2007 – 01/2008 Maternity leave

Academic training

1994 – 2001 Study of Medicine in Athens, Greece

Scientific qualifications

1999 – 2002 PhD Thesis in Pathophysiology, National University of Athens, Greece
2010 Medical School, Athens, Greece
(Supervisor: Prof. HM. Moutsopoulos)

Postgraduate Positions

since 09/2017 Senior Group Leader and Rheumatologist, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité Berlin & Liaison Group Leader, DRFZ Berlin, a Leibniz Institute
2013 – 2017 Junior Group leader and Rheumatologist, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology,
Medical Center – University of Freiburg
2009 – 2013 Postdoctorate, Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency,
Medical Center – University of Freiburg
2005 – 2009 Rheumatology Fellow, Academic-research track, Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Medical College of Cornell University,
New York, USA
2002 – 2005 Internal Medicine Resident, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA

Miscellaneous (Honors, Awards)

2014 Research Fellow, Else Kröner Fresenius Forschungskolleg
2011 – 2014 FP7 Marie Curie International Re-integration Grant
2007 – 2010 SLE Lupus Foundation Physician Scientist Fellowship, New York
2008 Young Investigators Initiative Award, United States Bone and Joint Initiative
2005 Outstanding House Officer in Internal Medicine Award, Montefiore Medical Center, New York

Publications based on CRC1160 funding

Viau, A., F. Bienaime, K. Lukas, A. P. Todkar, M. Knoll, T. A. Yakulov, A. Hofherr, O. Kretz, M. Helmstadter, W. Reichardt, S. Braeg, T. Aschman, A. Merkle, D. Pfeifer, V. I. Dumit, M. C. Gubler, R. Nitschke, T. B. Huber, F. Terzi, J. Dengjel, F. Grahammer, M. Kottgen, H. Busch, M. Boerries, G. Walz, Triantafyllopoulou, and E. W. Kuehn. 2018. Cilia-localized LKB1 regulates chemokine signaling, macrophage recruitment, and tissue homeostasis in the kidney. EMBO J 37.

Horn, V., and Triantafyllopoulou. 2018. DNA damage signaling and polyploid macrophages in chronic inflammation. Curr Opin Immunol 50: 55-63.

Herrtwich L, Nanda I, Evangelou K, Nikolova T, Horn V, Sagar, Erny D, Stefanowski J, Rogell L, Klein C, Gharun K, Follo M, Seidl M, Kremer B, Münke N, Senges J, Fliegauf M, Aschman T, Pfeifer D, Sarrazin S, Sieweke MH, Wagner D, Dierks C, Haaf T, Ness T, Zaiss MM, Voll RE, Deshmukh SD, Prinz M, Goldmann T, Hölscher C, Hauser AE, Lopez-Contreras AJ, Grün D, Gorgoulis V, Diefenbach A, Henneke P, Triantafyllopoulou A. 2016. DNA Damage Signaling Instructs Polyploid Macrophage Fate in Granulomas. Cell. 167(5):1264-1280.