Biography

Technical University of Hannover Germany

Master of Science

1980-1986

Biology

Technical University of Hannover Germany

PhD

1987-1994

Immunology, Genetics

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas

Postdoc

1995-1997

Immunology, Molecular Genetics

 Medical School Hannover Germany

Research Scientist 

1998-2001 

Transplantation Immunology 

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas

Assistant Instructor 

2010-2012 

 Neuroimmunology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas

Instructor 

 2013-2016

Neuroimmunology 

Education

Graduate School
Unlisted - International Colle (1994), Biology

Research Interest

  • Alzheimer's disease, Neuroimmunology, Molecular Biology

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Evaluation of a DNA Aß42 Vaccine in Aged NZW Rabbits: Antibody Kinetics and Immune Profile after Intradermal Immunization with Full-Length DNA Aß42 Trimer.
Lambracht-Washington D, Fu M, Wight-Carter M, Riegel M, Rosenberg RN. JAD 2017 1 57 97-112
Evaluation of a DNA Aß42 vaccine in adult rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): antibody kinetics and immune profile after intradermal immunization with full-length DNA Aß42 trimer.
Lambracht-Washington D, Fu M, Frost P, Rosenberg RN 2017
Advances in the development of vaccines for Alzheimer's disease.
Lambracht-Washington, D, Rosenberg RN Discov Med. 2013 15(84) 15(84) 319-326.
Human aquaporin 4 281-300 is the immunodominant linear determinant in the context of HLA-DRB1*03:01 - Relevance for diagnosing and monitoring patients with neuromyelitis optica
Arellano B, Hussain R, Zacharias T, Yoon J, David C, Zein S, Steinman L, Forsthuber Y, Greenberg BM, Lambracht-Washington D, Ritchie AM, Bennett JL, Stüve O. Arch Neurol. 2012 9 69 :1125-1131
A peptide prime-DNA boost immunization protocol provides significant benefits as a new generation Aβ42 DNA vaccine for Alzheimer Disease. J Neuroimmunol, in press, 2012
Lambracht-Washington D, Qu BX, Fu M, Anderson LD Jr, Stüve O, Eagar TN, Rosenberg RN Journal of Neuroimmunology 2012
Analysis of three plasmid systems for use in DNA A beta 42 immunization as therapy for Alzheimer’s disease
Qu BX, Lambracht-Washington D, Fu M, Eagar TN, Stuve O, Rosenberg RN Vaccine 2010 28(32) 5280-5287

Honors & Awards

  • Analyses to the link between Amyloid- and Tau pathology in Alzheimer’s disease: Possible prevention of plaques and tangles with DNA Aβ42 vaccination in a mouse AD model
    Alzheimer’s disease Research Award (Friends of the ADC) (2016-2017)
  • Characterization of regulatory T cells generated in DNA Abeta42 immunized mice
    R03-AG042697-01 (2012)
  • BD Biosciences Research Award Immunology
    (2011)
  • Fred Baskin Young Investigator Research Award, Department of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
    (2009)
  • Fellowship grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG (equivalent to a K12 NIH grant)
    (1995)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Immunologists (2016)
  • ISTAART (2013)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Immunologie (1987)