Heike Horn
Research Group Leader PharmacoOmics and Lymphoma, Mentoring Program for Thesises

Dr. Heike Horn

Major Projects

  • MALDI-TOF MS based screening of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in patients with follicular lymphoma
  • Establishment of an ex vivo culture system for follicular lymphoma
  • Gene expression based survival model for patients with follicular lymphoma
  • The role of immunophenotypic variations and genetic/epigenetic alterations in FL and DLBCL patients of the German Low Grade and High Grade Lymphoma Study Groups

Selected References

Major Networks and Collaborations

  • Molecular Mechanisms in Malignant Lymphomas (MMML)
  • German Low Grade Lmyphoma Study Group (GLSG)

Extramural Funding

  • 2004-2006: Graduiertenkolleg 639: ‘Molekulare und Strukturelle Grundlagen der Tumorinstabilität, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, Germany
  • 2007-2008: Verbundprojekt der Deutschen Krebshilfe/Mildred-Scheel-Stiftung –Molekulare Mechanismen bei malignen Lymphomen Nr. 70-3173-Tr 3 Zentralprojekt A1/Teilprojekt B3/M4 2004-2009
  • 2004-2006: European Proposal No 503351 „European Mantle Cell Lymphoma Network: Translational Determination of Molecular Prognostic Factors“

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Professional Career


Principal Investigator, Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany
Research Group of the Institute of Clinical Pathology, Robert Bosch Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany (Head Prof. G. Ott)


Postdoctoral research fellow: Investigation of HIC1 tumor suppressor gene in mantle cell lymphoma. / Molecular characterization of follicular lymphomas. Institute of Pathology, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, Germany (Head Prof. H.-K. Müller-Hermelink)


    Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in biology, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, Germany


PhD Thesis: ‘Characterization of 17p-deletions in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and identification of HIC1 as a novel tumor suppressor gene’, Institute of Pathology, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, Germany


Diploma degree for biology


    Study of biology, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, Germany