Christina M. Lill, MD (AG Lill)

Group leader



(1) Research group leader, Translational Epidemiology Group, Lübeck Interdisciplinary Platform for Genome Analytics, University of Lübeck, Germany (since 2018)

(2) Lecturer (part-time), School of Public Health, Imperial College London (ICL), UK (since 2018)

(3) Resident in Medical Genetics, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Lübeck, Germany (since 2016)


Resident in Medical Genetics, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany (2008-2009), postdoctoral researcher, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany (2010-2011), postdoctoral researcher, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany (2012-2014), postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck, Germany (2015-2016), Research group leader, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck, Germany (2016-2018)



Institution and location Degree Year Field of study
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich M.D. 2005 Medicine
Massachusetts Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease, Harvard Medical School, Boston Predoctoral fellowship 2006-07 Neuroscience, genetics
Charité University Medicine, Berlin Residency 2008-09 Medical genetics (training in neurology)
Westfälische Wilhelms University, Münster Dissertation (Dr. med.) 2012 Neurogenetics
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz M.Sc. 2015 Epidemiology
University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany Residency 2016-current Medical genetics (genetic counseling)


Major current funding (projects as (co-)PI only):

CAF, budget ~$1,000,000, funding period: 2021-2023
MJFF, budget: ~€650,000, funding period: 2020-2023 (PI)
ERC/H2020 (#732592), budget: €1,112,545, funding period: 2017-2022 (local co-PI)
DFG (FOR2488/1, GZ LI 2654/2-1), budget: €277,760, funding period: 2016-2021 (PI)


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 GmbH & Co KG
1999 – 2005     Scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)