Matias Simons
Lab Director


Matias Simons


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Phone: +49 6221 56 32258



Since 2021 Deputy Director of the Institute of Human Genetics

Since 2020 ERC Investigator

Since 2020 Heisenberg-Professor (W3) for Molecular Human Genetics (pending) at the Faculty of    Medicine, University of Heidelberg

Since 2020 Head of Section for Nephrogenetics at the Institute of Human Genetics, University Hospital Heidelberg

Since 2018 Research Director at INSERM, France

Since 2014 Liliane Bettencourt Chair of Developmental Biology and Group leader at Imagine Institute, Hôpital Necker, Université de Paris, France

2009-2014 Professorship (W2/W3) for Medical Systems Biology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg

2008-2014 Group Leader and Emmy-Noether fellow at the Renal Division, University Hospital Freiburg

2005-2008 Postdoc and EMBO fellow at the Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

2002-2005 Clinical Resident and Postdoc at the Renal Division, University Hospital Freiburg

1995-2002 Medical School in Heidelberg, Stockholm and New York



Institut für Humangenetik
Simons Lab
Im Neuenheimer Feld 366
69120 Heidelberg


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