Dr. Carsten Deppermann

Assistant Professor

Carsten studied Biochemistry in Frankfurt before joining Bernhard Nieswandt’s lab in Würzburg to study the role of platelet granules in thrombosis, hemostasis stroke and inflammation. After that he obtained a DFG Postdoctoral fellowhip and joined the lab of Paul Kubes in Calgary, Canada to investigate the interactions between liver macrophages (Kupffer cells), platelets and bacteria using intravital microscopy. From 2019 to 2021 he was a research group leader at the UKE in Hamburg. Since 2021, he is an Assistant Professor at the Center of Thrombosis an Hemostasis in Mainz and head of the platelet beyond hemostasis lab.

When he’s not in the lab, he spends time with his family, likes hiking, cooking, canoeing and singing.

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Julian Gerwers

MD Student

Julian is a medical student at the UKE Hamburg and joined the lab in September 2020. He obtained a fellowship from the Hamburg School of Immunity and Infection and is now working full time in the lab on his thesis. He is studying the role of platelets in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis using human blood samples.


Anette Trojnacki, Msc Student

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