Cluster Lecture: Joachim Herz

Top class scientists from all over the world visit the cluster of excellence PMI

  • Lecturer: Joachim Herz, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas / USA
  • Title: "LDL receptor-related proteins in the regulation of cellular immunity"
  • Date: December 7th, 2021, 5 p.m.
  • Place: Registration at
  • For:  all members of the cluster of excellence, especially young scientists

About Joachim Herz:

Joachim Herz graduated from Medical School at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 1983. He continued training as a resident in surgery in Germany and England until he joined the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in 1985. There, he received training in Molecular Biology and conducted research work that included the identification and cloning of a novel member of the LDL receptor gene family, the LDL receptor-related protein (LRP). In 1989 Dr. Herz joined the Department of Molecular Genetics where in 1998 he attained his current position of Professor. He is the holder of the Thomas O. Hicks Family Distinguished Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research and the Presbyterian Village North Foundation Distinguished Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic Research.