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Marius Ader

Short CV

1989-1996: Diploma Biology, University of Bielefeld
1996-2000: PhD, ETH Zürich & University of Hamburg
2001-2003: Post-doc, University of Hamburg
2003-2007: Post-doc, Trinity College Dublin
since 2007: Group leader, CRTD, TU-Dresden


CV of Marius Ader [pdf]

Scientifc Interest

  • retina,
  • development,
  • regeneration,
  • transplantation,
  • retinitis pigmentosa,


  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Marius Ader
Marius Ader

Research Group

Retinal Regeneration

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Technische Universität Dresden

Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD)
c/o Medizinisch Theoretisches Zentrum (MTZ)

Fiedlerstrasse 42
01307 Dresden

Phone: +49 (0)351-458 6093
Fax: +49 (0)351-458 6331



Key Publications

  1. Mansergh FC, Vawda R, Millington-Ward S, Kenna PF, Wilson JH, Humphries P, Ader M, Farrar J (2010)
    Loss of photoreceptor potential from retinal progenitor cell cultures, despite improvements in survival.
    Exp Eye Res, 91(4):500-12.
  2. Tanner G, Glaus E, Barthelmes D, Ader M, Fleischhauer J, Pagani F, Berger W, Neidhardt J. (2009)
    Therapeutic strategy to rescue mutation-induced exon skipping in rhodopsin by adaptation of U1 snRNA.
    Hum Mutat, 30(2):255-63.
  3. Tam LC, Kiang AS, Kennan A, Kenna PF, Chadderton N, Ader M, Palfi A, Aherne A, Campbell M, Reynolds A, McKee A, Humphries MM, Farrar J, Humphries P (2008)
    Therapeutic benefit derived from RNAi-mediated ablation of IMPDH1 transcripts in a murine model of autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (RP10).
    Hum Mol Genet, 17:2084-2100.
  4. Bartsch U, Oriyakhel W, Kenna PF, Linke S, Richard G, Petrowitz B, Humphries P, Farrar GJ, Ader M (2008)
    Retinal cells integrate into the outer nuclear layer and differentiate into mature photoreceptors after subretinal transplantation into adult mice.
    Exp Eye Res, 86(4):691-700.
  5. O'Reilly M, Palfi A, Chadderton N, Millington-Ward S, Ader M, Cronin T, Tuohy T, Auricchio A, Hildinger M, Tivnan A, McNally N, Humphries MM, Kiang AS, Humphries P, Kenna PF, Farrar GJ. (2007)
    RNA interference-mediated suppression and replacement of human rhodopsin in vivo.
    Am J Hum Genet, 81(1):127-35.
  6. Palfi A, Ader M, Kiang AS, Millington-Ward S, Clark G, O’Reilly M, McMahon HP, Kenna PF, Humphries P, Farrar GJ (2006)
    RNAi-based suppression and replacement of rds/peripherin in retinal organotypic cuture.
    Hum Mut, 27(3):260-8.
  7. Ader M, Schachner M, Bartsch U (2004)
    Integration and differentiation of neural stem cells after transplantation into the dysmyelinated central nervous system of adult mice.
    Eur J Neurosci, 20(5):1205-10.
  8. Stolt CC, Rehberg S, Ader M, Lommes P, Riethmacher D, Schachner M, Bartsch U, and Wegner M (2002)
    Terminal differentiation of myelin-forming oligodendrocytes depends on the transcription factor Sox10.
    Genes Dev, 16, 165-70.
  9. Ader M, Schachner M, and Bartsch U (2001)
    Transplantation of neural precursor cells into the dysmyelinated CNS of mutant mice deficient in the myelin-associated glycoprotein and Fyn tyrosine kinase.
    Eur J Neurosci, 14, 561-6.
  10. Ader M, Meng J, Schachner M, and Bartsch U (2000)
    Formation of myelin after transplantation of neural precursor cells into the retina of young postnatal mice.
    Glia, 30, 301-310.

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