Christina M. Lill, MD, MS (AG Lill)

Group leader

Short CV

Current position

April 2016 – present    Resident, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Lübeck
June 2015 – present     Group leader, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck
June 2015 – present     Guest scientist, Lübeck Interdisciplinary Platform for Genome Analytics (LIGA), University of Lübeck

Scientific training

Dec. 2014 – May 2015     Research fellow, Platform for Genome Analytics, University of Lübeck
2012 – Nov. 2014     Research fellow, Dept. of Vertebrate Genomics, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin
2010 – 2011     Resident, Dept. of Neurology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
2008 – 2009     Resident, Dept. of Neurology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin

Education

2015     Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Epidemiology
2010 – 2015     Postgraduate Master’s program in epidemiology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
2012     MD thesis (Dr. med., title: “Identifikation neuer Parkinson-Gene durch Data-Mining und systematische Metaanalysen genetischer Assoziationsstudien”)
2006 – 2007     MD thesis research fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, USA
2004 – 2005     Internships at Harvard Medical School, Boston, the Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, USA, and the Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France
1999 – 2005     Studies in medicine, Westfälische Wilhelms University, Münster, Ludwig Maximilians University, München

Awards & Memberships

Awards

2016     “Young Leaders in Science” Program of the Schering Foundation
2015     Renate-Maaß Award for Brain Research
2015     Travel award of the GlaxoSmithKline foundation
2009     Travel award of the Felgenhauer foundation
2006 – 2007     MD thesis research scholarship (Promotionsstipendium) of the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
2000 – 2005     Scholarship of the e-fellows.net GmbH & Co KG
1999 – 2005     Scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Memberships

Co-PI of the Epidemiology Working Group of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS)
Co-leader of the Epidemiology and Statistics Core at the Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease Consortium (GEO-PD)
Editorial boards of Gene, Meta Gene (Elsevier)
Extended Steering Committee of the Berlin Aging Study II (BASE II)
German Society of Humangenetics
Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease Consortium (GEO-PD)
International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (IMSGC)