Research Fellow.


Email: Johanna.heid at



Education and Training


Postdoctoral  Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA, 2019- present


Ph.D. University of Frankfurt, Germany, 2018

M.S. University of Dresden, Germany, 2013

B.S. University of Wuerzburg, Germany, 2010



Research interest


Dr. Heid is interested in the connection of epigenetics and transcriptomics on the single-cell level in the context of aging.





  1. Heid J, Cencioni C, Ripa R, Baumgart M, Atlante S, Milano G, Scopece A, Kuenne C, Guenther S, Azzimato V, Farsetti A, Rossi G, Braun T, Pompilio G, Martelli F, Zeiher AM, Cellerino A, Gaetano C, Spallotta F. Age-dependent increase of oxidative stress regulates microRNA-29 family preserving cardiac health. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 4;7(1):16839. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16829-w. PubMed PMID: 29203887; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5715159.


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