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Steffen Tiedt

Dr. Steffen Tiedt

GSN Alumnus WS 2017/2018, GSN associate faculty


Junior Research Group Leader


Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD)
Feodor-Lynen-Straße 17
D-81377 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 4400 46171


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PhD Thesis Title: The role of blood-based biomarkers in ischemic stroke

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Dichgans

Keywords: Stroke, Biomarker, Omics, Circadian

GSN Students: Vanessa Granja Burbano, Evan Hunter Stanton

Research description:  We aim to identify circulating signatures that inform on the local and systemic effects of stroke and to explore the underlying molecular and pathophysiological mechanisms. Events in most organs including the local and systemic events (e.g. stress) related to acute stroke are captured by the circulating proteome and metabolome. In a bedside-to-bench-approach we apply profiling technologies on human samples to identify differentially regulated molecules and study their functional role in vitro and in vivo using experimental stroke models, transgenic animal models, different imaging modalities, and a broad range of biomolecular tools.

Selected publications:

Reidler P, Brehm A, Sporns PB, Burbano VG, Stueckelschweiger L, Broocks G, Liebig T, Psychogios MN, Ricke J, Dimitriadis K, Dichgans M, Kunz WG, Tiedt S. Circadian rhythm of ischaemic core progression in human stroke. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2021 May 26:jnnp-2021-326072.

Tiedt S, Brandmaier S, Kollmeier H, Duering M, Artati A, Adamski J, Klein M, Liebig T, Holdt LM, Teupser D, Wang-Sattler R, Schwedhelm E, Gieger C, Dichgans M. Circulating Metabolites Differentiate Acute Ischemic Stroke from Stroke Mimics. Ann Neurol. 2020 Oct;88(4):736-746.

Tiedt S, Herzberg M, Küpper C, Feil K, Kellert L, Dorn F, Liebig T, Alegiani A, Dichgans M, Wollenweber FA; GSR Investigators. Stroke Etiology Modifies the Effect of Endovascular Treatment in Acute Stroke. Stroke. 2020 Mar;51(3):1014-1016.

Tiedt S, Duering M, Barro C, Kaya AG, Boeck J, Bode FJ, Klein M, Dorn F, Gesierich B, Kellert L, Ertl-Wagner B, Goertler MW, Petzold GC, Kuhle J, Wollenweber FA, Peters N, Dichgans M. Serum neurofilament light: A biomarker of neuroaxonal injury after ischemic stroke. Neurology 2018. Oct 2;91(14):e1338-e1347.

Tiedt S, Prestel M, Malik R, Schieferdecker N, Duering M, Kautzky V, Stoycheva I, Böck J, Northoff BH, Klein M, Dorn F, Krohn K, Teupser D, Liesz A, Plesnila N, Holdt LM, Dichgans M. RNA-Seq Identifies Circulating miR-125a-5p, miR-125b-5p, and miR-143-3p as Potential Biomarkers for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Circ Res. 2017 Sep 29;121(8):970-980.