Prof. Dr. med. Triantafyllos Chavakis

Prof. Dr. med. Triantafyllos Chavakis

Personal information

Chavakis, Triantafyllos, Prof. Dr. med.
Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD

Current position

Professor of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Pathobiochemistry, Director Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (since 2017)

Role within partner site

Research on innate immunity and immunometabolism

Relevant work experience

Immunologist with focus on trained innate immunity

2019-22 MPI-CBG-Fellow, MPI-CBG Dresden

2019-22 Visiting Professor, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK

2018- Faculty Member, National Center for Tumor Diseases, Partner Site Dresden of the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

2017- Professor & Director Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD

2014-17 Professor & Head, Department of Clinical Pathobiochemistry at the Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD

2011- Faculty Member, Paul Langerhans Institute for Diabetes Research, Dresden of the Helmholtz Center Munich and German Center for Diabetes Research

2010-14 Professor Medical Clinic I, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD

Professional background

2001 Doctorate (Dr. med.), Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen

1993-00 Studies in Human Medicine, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen

Main research focus

Inflammatory diseases, metabolic diseases, innate immunity, immunometabolism

Publications

5 out of 232; SCOPUS h-index 62* equal authorship

Kourtzelis I, …, Hajishengallis G*, Chavakis T*. DEL-1 promotes macrophage efferocytosis and clearance of inflammation. Nat Immunol 2019;20:40-9.

Chavakis T*, Mitroulis I*, Hajishengallis G*. Hematopoietic progenitor cells as integrative hubs for adaptation to and fine-tuning of inflammation. Nat Immunol 2019;20:802-11.

Mitroulis I, …, Hajishengallis G*, Netea MG*, Chavakis T*. Modulation of myelopoiesis progenitors is an integral component of trained immunity. Cell 2018;72:147-61. (~200 citations)

Chung KJ, …, Chavakis T. A self-sustained loop of inflammation-driven inhibition of beige adipogenesis in obesity. Nat Immunol 2017;18:654-64.

Choi EY, …, Chavakis T. Del-1, an endogenous leukocyte endothelial adhesion inhibitor, limits inflammatory cell recruitment. Science 2008;322:1101-04.

Additional information

ERC-Grant (2017-2021); R. Koselleck Grant of the DFG (2011-2017)

ERC-Grant (2011-2016)

European Society for Clinical Investigation Award for Excellence in Translational Research (2012)

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Prof. Dr. med. Antje Körner
Leipzig University
Department of Pediatrics
Liebigstr. 20a
04103 Leipzig
Phone: +49 341 97 26500
E-Mail antje.koerner@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

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Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Berner
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD
Department of Pediatrics
Fetscherstr. 74
01307 Dresden
Phone: +49 351 458 2440
E-Mail: reinhard.berner@uniklinikum-dresden.de

 

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