Technical University of Hannover Germany

Master of Science



Technical University of Hannover Germany



Immunology, Genetics

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas



Immunology, Molecular Genetics

 Medical School Hannover Germany

Research Scientist 


Transplantation Immunology 

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas

Assistant Instructor 



University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas





Graduate School
Unlisted - International Colle (1994), Biology

Research Interest

  • Alzheimer's disease, Neuroimmunology, Molecular Biology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Intradermal active full-length DNA Aß42 immunization via electroporation leads to high anti-Aß antibody levels in wild-type mice.
Rosenberg RN, Fu M, Lambracht-Washington D J. Neuroimmunol. 2018 Jun
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

Honors & Awards

  • Testing of a possible Alzheimer vaccine (DNA Aβ42 immunization) via needle less jet injection in two animal models
    NIH grant award R03AG059201 (2018)
  • 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
  • Fred Baskin Young Investigator Research Award, Department of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Fellowship grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG (equivalent to a K12 NIH grant)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

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