Team Member

Dr. Ansarullah
Post Doc

Phone: + 49 89-3187-49533
Building/Room: Campus Neuherberg, building 3620, room 040a


Academic and Research Activities

Since Jan. 2018

Postdoctoral Researcher, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research, Munich, Germany. “Development of therapeutic strategies for the improved metabolic functions of insulin producing beta-cells.”

Oct. 2015 - Dec. 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher, International Biomedicine and Genome Centre, Izmir, Turkey, “β-catenin signalling in relation to pancreatic β-cell regeneration in zebrafish” awarded by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and The Marie Curie Action Co-fund, of the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission.

Mar. 2011 - Apr. 2014

Postdoctoral Fellow/Staff Scientist, Sanford Project, Sanford Research Centre, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, 2301 East, 60th Street-North, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA “Small molecule agonists for activating GPCR’s to stimulate mouse and human pancreatic β-cell regeneration”

Sep. 2006 - Dec. 2010

Doctor of Philosophy, (Diabetes), Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, The M.S.University of Baroda, Gujarat, India

Jun. 2004 - May 2006

Master of Science in Zoology, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, The M.S.University of Baroda, Gujarat, India

Jun. 2001 - May 2004

Bachelors of Science (Hons) in Zoology, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, The M.S.University of Baroda, Gujarat, India


Sharma Y, Bashir S, Ansarullah, Khan MF, Ahmad A, Khan F (2017): Inhibition of Src homology 2 domain containing protein tyrosine phosphatase as the possible mechanism of metformin-assisted amelioration of obesity induced insulin resistance in high fat diet fed C57BL/6J mice. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 487 (1), 54-61

Ansarullah, Jenica Christopherson, Colette Free, Quanhai Chen, Chenyang Liu, Ali Naji, Alex Rabinovitch and Zhiguang Guo (2016): A small molecular GPR119 agonist improves human β cell function and stimulates human β cell regeneration in humanized mice. Journal of Diabetes Research: 1620821. Epub2016 Jun 16

Patel R, Dwivedi M, Mansuri MS, Ansarullah, Laddha NC, Thakker A, Ramachandran AV, Begum R (2016): Association of Neuropeptide-Y (NPY) and Interleukin-1beta (IL1B), Genotype-Phenotype Correlation and Plasma Lipids with Type-II Diabetes, PLoS ONE (2016) 11 (10), e0164437

Jolanta Skarbaliene, Thomas Secher, Jacob Jelsing, Ansarullah, Lone F. Larsen, Trine S.R. Neerup, Nils Billestrup and Keld Fosgerau (2015): The antidiabetic effects of novel GLP-1 gastrin dual agonist ZP3022 in ZDF rats. Peptides, 47-55 (69-2016)

Sheema Khan, Ansarullah, Deepak Kumar, Meena Jaggi, and Subhash C. Chauhan: Targeting microRNAs in Pancreatic Cancer (2013): Microplayers in the Big Game. Cancer Research 73:22 6541-6547

Ansarullah, Lu Y, Koenig M, DeRuyter B, Rabinovitch A and Guo Z (2012): Stimulating β- cell regeneration by combining GPR119 agonist with DPP-IV inhibitor. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53345. doi:10.1371/journal.pone. 0053345

Dwivedi M, Laddha NC, Imran M, Ansarullah, Bajpai P, Ramachandran A V, Mishra A, Yadav M and Begum R (2011): The Insertion/Deletion polymorphism of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) gene is associated with type-2 diabetes: a case control study of Gujarat population. British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease 11 (3) 153-154

Ansarullah, Bhavna B, Umarani M, Dwivedi M, Laddha N C, Begum R, Hardikar A A and Ramachandran A V: Oreocnide integrifolia flavonoids augment reprogramming for islet neogenesis and β-cell regeneration in pancreatectomized BALB/c mice. Evidence Based Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Epub 2012 Feb27; 260467

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