Wolfgang Ballensiefen

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR); German Aerospace Center (DLR), Project Management Agency, Heinrich-Konen-Str. 1, 53227 Bonn

Project management and policy advise for health research topics and related funding measures on

the European level and nationally primarily on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) since 2000.

  • Since 2023; Coordinator of the European Partnership for Personalised Medicine (EP PerMed)
  • Since 2022; Coordination of EP PerMed proposal and the related Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda SRIA 2023
  • Co-author of several strategic and policy-oriented publications in different areas of health research, such as the STARS Common Strategy: Regulatory Support and Advice for Academia (2022), the Strategic Research Agenda for Cardiovascular Diseases (SRA-CVD, 2019) or the ICPerMed “Vision Paper”, 2019 and “Action Plan, 2017
  • 2015-2023; Coordinator of the ERA-Net Cofund action dedicated to cardiovascular diseases ERA- CVD
  • Researcher (Postdoc), Medical Research Council (MRC), Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology (LMBC) at the University College in London (UCL), 1997 – 2000
  • PhD in Biology at the University of Göttingen, including diploma and thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, 1987 – 1997
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