Dr. Ricarda Breitmeyer

Areas of activity

Molecular neurobiology, neuroinflammation in psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases, development of human 2D and 3D in vitro models using patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)

Stages of career

2021 - Present  Scientist Molecular Biology and Neurobiology

2018 - 2020  PhD on aberrant neuroimmunological communication in patients with schizophrenia

2015 - 2017  Master of Science in molecular cell biology and immunology, Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen

2011 - 2015  Bachelor of Science in biology, University of Cologne

Dr. Ricarda Breitmeyer
Scientist Molecular Biology and Neurobiology

Publications

  • Human iPSC-Derived Glia as a Tool for Neuropsychiatric Research and Drug Development
    Heider J, Vogel S, Volkmer H and Breitmeyer R
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021
  • Staphylococcus aureus Depends on Eap Proteins for Preventing Degradation of Its Phenol-Soluble Modulin Toxins by Neutrophil Serine Proteases
    Kretschmer D, Breitmeyer R, Gekeler C, Lebtig M, Schlatterer K, Nega M, Stahl M, Stapels D, Rooijakkers S, Peschel A
    Front Immunol. 2021 Sep 6;12:701093. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.701093. PMID: 34552584; PMCID: PMC8451722.
  • Generation and characterization of the human induced pluripotent stem cell line NMIi010-A from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of a healthy 49–year old male individual
    Keller AL, Binner A, Breitmeyer R, Vogel S, Anderle N, Rothbauer U, Schenke-Layland K, Schmees C
    tem Cell Res. 2021 Jul;54:102427. doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2021.102427. Epub 2021 Jun 11. PMID: 34139596.
  • The potential of induced pluripotent stem cells for discriminating neurodevelopmental disorders
    Stock R, Jeckel P, Kraushaar U, Wüst R, Fallgatter A, Volkmer H
    STEM CELLS Transl Med. 2021;10:50-56. https://doi.org/10.1002/sctm.20-0206
  • Generation and characterization of human induced pluripotent stem cells lines from four patients diagnosed with schizophrenia and one healthy control
    Stock R, Vogel S, Mau-Holzmann U, Kriebel M, Wüst R, Fallgatter A, Volkmer H
    Stem Cell Research, 48 (2020) 101961, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scr.2020.101961
  • Comparative characterization of humaninduced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC) derived from patients with schizophreniaand autism
    Grunwald L-M, Stock R, Haag K, Buckenmaier S, Eberle M-C, Wildgruber D, Storchak H, Kriebel M, Weißgraeber S, Mathew L, Loos M, Li kw, Kraushaar U, Fallgatter AJ, Volkmer H
    Translational Psychiatry (2019) 9:179