Vidmante Fuchs

Student

Institute of Neuropathology, Medical Center – University of Freiburg

Educational Background

06/2021 - present PhD student in the Research group of Dr. Erny, Institute of Neuropathology, Neurocenter, Medical Center, University of Freiburg
09/2018 - 03/2021 Master’s in Molecular Biology, Lund University, Sweden
03/2020 - 05/2021 Master thesis project in the Research group of PD Dr. Pröbstel, Department of Biomedicine, University and University hospital of Basel, Switzerland
09/2019 - 03/2020 Exchange semester in Molecular Biosciences, Major in infectious diseases, University of Heidelberg
12/2017 - 07/2018 Internship in the Research group of Dr. Rickerts, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin
09/2013 - 06/2017 Bachelor’s in Molecular Biology, Vilnius University, Lithuania

Scholarships and awards

07/2020 - 05/2021 Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) scholarship
09/2019 - 03/2020 ERASMUS+ scholarship

Publications

Fuchs V*, Michael Kutza*, Sven Wischnewski*, Nikolaus Deigendesch, Luc Lutz, Laila Kulsvehagen, Gerda Ricken, Ludwig Kappos, Alexandar Tzankov, Simon Hametner, Stephan Frank, Lucas Schirmer, Anne-Katrin Pröbstel. Presence of SARS-CoV-2 transcripts in the choroid plexus of MS and non-MS COVID-19 patients. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2021/3 https://doi.org/10.1212/nxi.0000000000000957

Deigendesch N, Sironi L, Kutza M, Wischnewski S, Fuchs V, Jürgen Hench, Angela Frank, Ronny Nienhold, Kirsten D Mertz, Gieri Cathomas, Matthias S Matter, Martin Siegemund, Markus Tolnay, Lucas Schirmer, Anne-Katrin Pröbstel, Alexandar Tzankov, Stephan Frank. Correlates of critical illness-related encephalopathy predominate postmortem COVID-19 neuropathology. Acta Neuropathol. 2020/10 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00401-020-02213-y

Selb R, Fuchs V, Barbara Graf, Axel Hamprecht, Michael Hogardt, Ludwig Sedlacek, Roman Schwarz, Evgeny A Idelevich, Soeren L Becker, Juergen Held, Claus P Kuepper-Tetzel, Ilka McCormick-Smith, Daniela Heckmann, Jasmin Gerkrath, Chang-Ok Han, Dunja Wilmes, Volker Rickerts. Molecular Typing and in vitro resistance of Cryptococcus neoformans clinical isolates obtained in Germany between 2011-2017. Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 2019/09/01 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmm.2019.151336