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The BIH Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT) invites all members of the scientific faculty to participate in the online election of the steering committee. The voting period is September 22nd – 28th, 2020.

To be a voting nominee of the BCRT SC the candidate has to fulfill the following criterion:

- (prospective) professorship at the BCRT

To be a non-voting nominee of the BCRT SC the candidate has to fulfill the following criteria:

- (junior) group leader or TDU leader at the BCRT with third party funds allocated to the BCRT or
- (junior) group leader or TDU leader at the BCRT and active working scientifically and has published own results in the recent past

The nominees will introduce themselves and their future plans for the BCRT online and at the BCRT Retreat (https://bcrt-retreat.charite.de/) on September 28th 2020.

Election procedure

The new BCRT steering committee will be comprised of seven voting members (including at least three women, who receive the most votes) as well as three non-voting members (including at least one woman, who receives the most votes) (Figure 1).

Steering committee members are elected by majority vote of the faculty members for a two-year term 2021-2022.

The new BCRT voting steering committee members elect among themselves their speakers. Additional sub-committees might be nominated by the BCRT steering committee.

Rules for election of voting members:

  • One vote per candidate, only
  • Up to three candidates per research field
  • Assignment of seven votes in total is mandatory
  • Please note that an equitable distribution of votes among fields and gender is highly recommended


Rules for election of non-voting members:

  • One vote per candidate, only
  • One candidate per research field
  • Assignment of three votes in total is mandatory
  • Please note that an equitable distribution of votes among fields and gender is highly recommended


The nominees for the Steering Committee are listed below. Please click on the names of the nominees to see the presentations in which they outline their expertise, ideas and plans for the future development of the BCRT.

All members of the BCRT scientific faculty have received an invitation and a token via e-mail for taking part in the online election.

Nominees for the BCRT Steering Committee

The new BCRT steering committee will be comprised of seven voting members (including at least three women, who receive the most votes) as well as three non-voting members (including at least one woman, who receives the most votes).

Nominees for voting members

Cachexia and Tissue Homeostasis

Wolfram Döhner
Cardiovascular SystemCarsten TschöpeSophie Van Linthout
Genetics and Rare DiseasesStefan Mundlos
Immune SystemIl-Kang NaJulia PolanskyPetra Reinke Birgit Sawitzki
Musculosceletal SystemGeorg DudaAnsgar PetersenTobias Winkler
Nominees for non-voting members
Cardiovascular SystemTimo Nazari-Shafti
Genetics and Rare DiseasesDaniel Ibrahim
Immune SystemMichael Schmück-Henneresse
Musculoskeletal SystemSven GeißlerAndrea Sass
Technology Development Unit (Tissue Typing)Oliver Klein