News | Macromolecular Therapeutics Group

May 2022

During the CLINAM 2022 symposium Matthias Barz and Lutz Nuhn organized a session “From Novel Materials to Improved Therapies” where Lutz Nuhn presented the latest results of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group.
At the 2022 CIMT Annual Meeting in Mainz Lutz Nuhn presented a poster about the latest macromolecular strategies of the lab to repolarize immunosuppressive macrophages during cancer or liver fibrosis therapies.

April 2022

Lutz Nuhn has been appointed as professor at the Julius Maximilian University Würzburg and is now leading the Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy in Würzburg.

March 2022

Lutz Nuhn has been accepted as associate member of the collaborative research center SFB/TRR 224 “Biofabrication”.

February 2022

The Macromolecular Therapeutics Lab and  Lutz Nuhn are very grateful to the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz for supporting us with a Young Researcher Award -  thank you very much!

January 2022

Welcome back, Yannick Pilger! The Macromolecular Therapeutics Team is happy to have you back on board for your master thesis - best of luck for your experiments!
Jan Imschweiler has started his research internship in the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group - welcome, Jan!
Christian Czysch, Anne Huppertsberg, Maximilian Scherger, Judith Stickdorn and Lutz Nuhn took part in the virtual Pacifichem Meeting 2021 and successfully presented their latest results during online live presentations and poster sessions. Well done - but we all hope to soon join again conferences in person! more
Welcome back in the lab: Milena Hesse and Adrian Hauck continue with their master and PhD theses in the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group. We also kindly welcome Fabian Stephan doing his research internship in the lab - best of luck to all of you for your experiments.
Moreover, Lutz Nuhn gratefully persented the lab's latest results during the GDCh Online Award Ceremony of the Macromolecuar Chemistry Section, where he received the Dr. Hermann Schnell Scholarship 2020. Thanks again very much to the Dr. Hermann Schnell Foundation and the GDCh for this great recognition of the research efforts of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group.
Additionally, Lutz presented in person the latest data of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group during the Supramolecular Chemistry and Immunology Symposium at Ghent University, Belgium. more

October 2022

The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group welcomes Katharina Eigen starting her research internship in the lab.
Lutz Nuhn presented the research of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group during the joint Online Symposium of the Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa) with the MPI-P and during the Online Sino-German Workshop on "New nanomaterials for biomedical applications".
Congratulations to Adrian Hauck: He successfully defended his impressive master thesis - well done!
Moreover, Johannes Kockelmann presented a poster on his research in the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group at the online GDCh Macrosymposium 2021.
And Lutz Nuhn gave a talk about the research of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group during the Online Sino-Belgium Seminar on NanoMedicine. more

August 2021

Congratulations to Alexander Fuchs for successfully handing in his outstanding master thesis. We wish him an exciting research semester abroad.
The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group also welcomes Yannick Pilger starting his research internship in the lab.
Lutz Nuhn and the Macromolecular Therapeutics Lab are very grateful to the DECHEMA and the Max Buchner Foundation for supporting our research with a Max Buchner Fellowship - thank you very much! more
We are extremely happy that our Collaborate Research Center SFB1066 will receive funding for four more years to study the impact of synthetic nanocarriers on cancer immunotherapy. Together with our partners from the University Medical Center, we are very much looking forward to continuing our research on nanogel-based cancer vaccines (project B4) and designing new immunomodulatory carriers for treating primary liver cancers and secondary liver metastases (project B3). More information on the SFB 1066 can be found here. more

May 2021

Lutz Nuhn presented in an eTalk the work of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group at the virtual meeting of the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy CIMT.
Moreover, Jonas Woller successfully defended his bachelor thesis - congratulations! 
And Yannick Fröder has started his research internship in the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group - welcome!

April 2021

Christian Czysch successfully presented his work on degradable polycarbonate nanogels at the virtual ACS Spring meeting and Lutz provided an overview of the reseach of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group at the 5th Polymers and Nanomedicine Webinar of the Max Planck-VISTEC Partner Laboratory.
The Macromolecular Therapeutics lab took successfully part in this year's online version of the Macro Colloquium Freiburg: Lutz Nuhn was awarded the Macromolecular Rapid Communications Young Researcher Lectureship and could persent the lab's latest research endeavors. Moreover, Leon Bixenmann won the poster award for his outstanding work on amphiphilic poly(esteracetal)s for immunodrug delivery. We are very grateful to Wiley-VCH and the organizers for these two awards.
Moreover, Joshua Krehan successfully defended his outstanding master thesis - congratulations! 
Finally, Lutz presented the work of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group at the virtual GDCh-ADUC-Chemiedozententagung. more

February 2021

The Macromolecular Therapeutics welcomes back Alexander Fuchs and Adrian Hauck for their master theses - best of luck for your experiments! Moreover, Sven Krasel successfully defended his bachelor thesis project in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Holger Frey and his research team - congratulations! 
Leon Bixenmann has been accepted as fellow of the Max Planck Graduate Programme with the JGU Mainz (MPGC). more

December 2020

Nicole Roeser has started her research internship in the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group - welcome!
The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group took part in the virtual CLINAM 2020 symposium: Lutz Nuhn persented the lab's latest research efforts during the session "Nanoparticles and the Immune System" and Maximilian Scherger won the award for best poster in the category "Basic Nanomedicine" - congratulations, Max! more

October 2020

The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group welcomes Milena Hesse for her research internship and Jonas Woller for his bachelor thesis.

September 2020

Welcome back, Thi Dinh! She supports us again as research assistant in the lab.

August 2020

The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group welcomes Sven Krasel for his bachelor thesis.
Lutz Nuhn is very grateful to the Dr. Hermann Schnell Foundation and the GDCh for receiving the Dr. Hermann Schnell Scholarship 2020 - thank you very much! more

June 2020

The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group welcomes Joshua Krehan for his master thesis.

May 2020

We are glad to be partially back in the lab and resume our latest research efforts. Nonetheless: Keep distance and stay healthy!

April 2020

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic we closed our labs but are very much looking forward to continue our synthetic efforts as soon as possible - stay healthy and take care!

March 2020

Congratulations! Raphael Meyer successfully defended his outstanding master thesis.

February 2020

Anne Huppertsberg presented a poster on her research in the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group at the Macromolecular Colloquium in Freiburg.

January 2020

Leon Bixenmann and Johannes Kockelmann continue their research as PhD students in the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group.

December 2019

Alexander Fuchs successfully defended his bachelor thesis. Congratulations!

November 2019

Lutz Nuhn gratefully presented the work of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group at the 4th Emerging Polymer Technologies Summit (EPTS’19) in Melbourne, Australia, upon invitation of Prof. San Thang.

October 2019

Johannes Kockelmann and Leon Bixenmann successfully handed in their excellent master theses.

September 2019

Lutz Nuhn joined the annual meeting of the Recent Appointees in Polymer Science (RAPS) in Leeds, UK. The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group welcomes Raphael Meyer for his master thesis.

August 2019

The Macromolecular Therapeutics Group welcomes Alexander Fuchs for his bachelor thesis.

July 2019

Lutz Nuhn received the “2019 Immuno Delivery Young Investigator Award” at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Controlled Release Society in Valencia, Spain.

June 2019

Lutz Nuhn was invited to the 83rd Prague Meeting on Macromolecules – Polymers in Medicine 2019.

May 2019

Lutz Nuhn presented the work of the Macromolecular Therapeutics Group at the annual meeting of the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy CIMT and at the Steinheimer Gespräche for Liebig fellows of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie FCI.

April 2019

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