INKE R. KÖNIG

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Position/Title: Director (Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics), W3 University Professor

Address: Universität zu Lübeck; Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lübeck, Germany

Tel:+49-451-50050610; Fax: +49-451-50050604

@: inke.koenig@imbs.uni-luebeck.de; www.imbs-luebeck.de

 

EDUCATION/POSITIONS

1991-1997 Study of Psychology (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

1998-2001 Scientific employee at the Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Epidemiologie (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

1998-2010 Scientific employee at the Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik (IMBS) (Universität zu Lübeck)

2002 Doctorate in Human Biology

2008 Habilitation in Medical Biometry and Epidemiology

2010-2019 University Professor (W2) for life for Medical Biometry and Statistics (Universität zu Lübeck)

2019-present University Professor (W3) for life for Medical Biometry and Statistics and Director of the IMBS (Universität zu Lübeck)

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

2002-2010 Head elect of the working group Human Genetics of the German Society for Medical Informatics, Biometrics and Epidemiology (gmds)

2003-2009 Member of the Membership Committee of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES, head 2008)

2006-2014 Member elect of the Fachausschuss Biometrie of the gmds

2010-2012 Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the IGES (head 2011)

2011-present Member of the Cluster of Excellence Inflammation at Interfaces

2013-2017 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Genetic Analysis Workshop

2014-2016 Member elect of the Board of Directors of the IGES

2014-present Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Research Center Borstel, Leibniz-Center for Medicine and Biosciences

2015-present Member of the Steering Committee of the Clinical Research Unit Pemphigoid diseases, funded by the German Research Foundation

2017/18/19 President-elect/President/Past-President of the IGES

 

AWARDS

1991-1996 German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

2004 Certificate Biometrie in der Medizin of the gmds and the German Region of the International Biometric Society (IBS-DR)

2007 James V. Neel Young Investigator Award of the IGES

2008 2. Gustav-Adolf-Lienert-Preis 2008 of the IBS-DR

2017 Dorothea-Erxleben Award for Female Scientists of the Cluster of Excellence Inflammation at Interfaces

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

From 258 original publications; total citations: 21,377; h-index: 58

  1. Myocardial Infarction Genetics and CARDIoGRAM Exome Consortia Investigators, Stitziel NO, Stirrups KE, Masca NG, Erdmann J, Ferrario PG, König IR, Weeke PE, Webb TR, Auer PL, Schick UM, Lu Y, Zhang H, Dube MP, Goel A, Farrall M, Peloso GM, Won HH, Do R, van Iperen E, Kanoni S, Kruppa J, Mahajan A, Scott RA, Willenberg C, Braund PS, van Capelleveen JC, Doney AS, Donnelly LA, Asselta R, Merlini PA, Duga S, Marziliano N, Denny JC, Shaffer CM, El-Mokhtari NE, Franke A, Gottesman O, Heilmann S, Hengstenberg C, Hoffman P, Holmen OL, Hveem K, Jansson JH, Jöckel KH, Kessler T, Kriebel J, Laugwitz KL, Marouli E, Martinelli N, McCarthy MI, Van Zuydam NR, Meisinger C, Esko T, Mihailov E, Escher SA, Alver M, Moebus S, Morris AD, Müller-Nurasyid M, Nikpay M, Olivieri O, Lemieux Perreault LP, AlQarawi A, Robertson NR, Akinsanya KO, Reilly DF, Vogt TF, Yin W, Asselbergs FW, Kooperberg C, Jackson RD, Stahl E, Strauch K, Varga TV, Waldenberger M, Zeng L, Kraja AT, Liu C, Ehret GB, Newton-Cheh C, Chasman DI, Chowdhury R, Ferrario M, Ford I, Jukema JW, Kee F, Kuulasmaa K, Nordestgaard BG, Perola M, Saleheen D, Sattar N, Surendran P, Tregouet D, Young R, Howson JM, Butterworth AS, Danesh J, Ardissino D, Bottinger EP, Erbel R, Franks PW, Girelli D, Hall AS, Hovingh GK, Kastrati A, Lieb W, Meitinger T, Kraus WE, Shah SH, McPherson R, Orho-Melander M, Melander O, Metspalu A, Palmer CN, Peters A, Rader D, Reilly MP, Loos RJ, Reiner AP, Roden DM, Tardif JC, Thompson JR, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Willer CJ, Kathiresan S, Deloukas P, Samani NJ, Schunkert H. Coding variation in ANGPTL4, LPL, and SVEP1 and risk of coronary disease. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1134-44. [IF: 72.4]
  2. König IR, Fuchs O, Hansen G, von Mutius E, Kopp M. What is Precision Medicine? Eur Respir J 2017;50:1700391. [IF: 10.6]
  3. Webb TR1, Erdmann J, Stirrups KE, Stitziel NO, Masca NG, Jansen H, Kanoni S, Nelson CP, Ferrario PG, König IR, Eicher JD, Johnson AD, Hamby SE, Betsholtz C, Ruusalepp A, Franzén O, Schadt EE, Björkegren JL, Weeke PE, Auer PL, Schick UM, Lu Y, Zhang H, Dube MP, Goel A, Farrall M, Peloso GM, Won HH, Do R, van Iperen E, Kruppa J, Mahajan A, Scott RA, Willenborg C, Braund PS, van Capelleveen JC, Doney AS, Donnelly LA, Asselta R, Merlini PA, Duga S, Marziliano N, Denny JC, Shaffer C, El-Mokhtari NE, Franke A, Heilmann S, Hengstenberg C, Hoffmann P, Holmen OL, Hveem K, Jansson JH, Jöckel KH, Kessler T, Kriebel J, Laugwitz KL, Marouli E, Martinelli N, McCarthy MI, Van Zuydam NR, Meisinger C, Esko T, Mihailov E, Escher SA, Alver M, Moebus S, Morris AD, Virtamo J, Nikpay M, Olivieri O, Provost S, AlQarawi A, Robertson NR, Akinsansya KO, Reilly DF, Vogt TF, Yin W, Asselbergs FW, Kooperberg C, Jackson RD, Stahl E, Müller-Nurasyid M, Strauch K, Varga TV, Waldenberger M; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Zeng L, Chowdhury R, Salomaa V, Ford I, Jukema JW, Amouyel P, Kontto J; MORGAM Investigators, Nordestgaard BG, Ferrières J, Saleheen D, Sattar N, Surendran P, Wagner A, Young R, Howson JM, Butterworth AS, Danesh J, Ardissino D, Bottinger EP, Erbel R, Franks PW, Girelli D, Hall AS, Hovingh GK, Kastrati A, Lieb W, Meitinger T, Kraus WE, Shah SH, McPherson R, Orho-Melander M, Melander O, Metspalu A, Palmer CN, Peters A, Rader DJ, Reilly MP, Loos RJ, Reiner AP, Roden DM, Tardif JC Thompson JR, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Willer CJ, Samani NJ, Schunkert H, Deloukas P, Kathiresan S; Myocardial Infarction Genetics and CARDIoGRAM Exome Consortia Investigators. Systematic evaluation of pleiotropy identifies 6 further loci associated with coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 2017;69:823-36. [IF: 19.9]
  4. Nembrini S, König IR, and Wright MN. The revival of the Gini Importance? Bioinformatics 2018;34:3711-8.    [IF: 7.3]
  5. Rakovic A, Domingo A, Grütz K, Kulikovskaja L, Capetian P, Cowley S, Lenz I, Brüggemann N, Rosales R, Jamora RD, Rolfs A, Seibler P, Westenberger A, König IR, Klein C. Genome editing in induced pluripotent stem cells rescues TAF1 levels in X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism. Mov Disord 2018;33:1108-18. [IF: 7.1]
  6. Trinh J, Zeldenrust FMJ, Huang J, Kasten M, Schaake S, Petkovic S, Madoev H, Muammar SA, König IR, Lill CM, Lohmann K, Klein C, Marras C. Genotype-phenotype relations for the Parkinson’s disease genes SNCA, LRRK2, VPS35: MDSGene Systematic Review. Mov Disord 2018;33:1857-70. [IF: 7.1]
  7. De Marchis GM, Dankowski T, König IR, Fladt J, Fluri F, Gensicke H, Foerch C, Findling O, Kurmann R, Fischer U, Luft A, Buhl D, Engelter S, Lyrer P, Christ-Crain M, Arnold M, Katan M. A novel, biomarker-based prognostic score in acute ischemic stroke: the CoRisk score. Neurology 2019;92:e1517-e25. [IF: 7.6]
  8. Libuda L, Laabs B-H, Ludwig C, Bühlmeier J, Antel J, Hinney A, Naaresh R, Föcker M, Hebebrand J, König IR, Peters T. Vitamin D and the risk of depression: a causal relationship? Findings from a Mendelian Randomization study. Nutrients 2019;11:1085. [IF: 4.2]
  9. Westenberger A, Reyes C, Saranza G, Dobričić V, Hanßen H, Domingo A, Laabs B-H, Schaake S, Pozojevic J, Rakovic A, Gruetz K, Begemann K, Walter U, Dressler D, Bauer P, Rolfs A, Münchau A, Kasier F, Ozelius L, Jamora RD, Rosales R, Diesta C, Lohmann K, König I, Brüggemann N, Klein C. A hexanucleotide repeat modifies expressivity of X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism. Ann Neurol 2019;85:812-22. [IF: 9.9]
  10. Grover S, Lill C, Kasten M, Klein C, Del Greco M F, König IR. Risky behaviors and Parkinson’s disease: A Mendelian randomization study. Neurology 2019 [epub ahead of print] [IF: 7.6]