We extend our deepest gratitude to the following for supporting our work:

Eva Luise and Horst Köhler Foundation
Eva Luise Köhler Research Prize for Rare Diseases (02/2015)

Care-for-Rare Foundation
Care-for-Rare Science Award (12/2016)

State North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and EU
Clinical Register for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury GW02-024B-G (01/2014-12/2015)

NRW and DFG
Confocal Laser scanning Microscope (09/2014)

BMBF
NEOCYST (Network for Early Onset Cystic Kidney Diseases (02/2016-01/2019)

DFG
Molecular characterization of the outer dynein arm defects in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia to improve diagnosis and establish novel therapeutic options (OM6/4-1; 06/2010-06/2013)
NPHP-related polycystic kidney disease in man and mice (OM6/5-2; 06/2011-05/2015)
Molecular Characterisation of outer dynein arm defects in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (OM6/4-2; 07/2013-12/2016)
Molecular Characterization of the nexin-dynein-regulatory complex (OL450/1-1; 09/2014-08/2018)
Molecular Characterisation of defects of the central pair complex of cilia causing Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia  (OM6/7-1; 02/2015-07/2018)
The role of cytoplasmic pre-assembly of axonemal components in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (OM6/8-1; 05/2015-04/2018)
Reduced Generation of Multiple Motile Cilia: A severe novel respiratory ciliopathy ((OM06/10-1; 11/2016-10/2019)
The role of outer dynein arm docking complex components in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (HJ7/1-1, OM6/09-1; 11/2016-10/2019)

DFG SFB592
The role of nephrocystin-3 for cilia-mediated signaling and determination of left/right asymmetry (TP B09: 07/2004-06/2012)

DFG Clinical Research Unit (CRU)
CRU 326 "Male Germ Cells: from Genes to Function" (9/2017-8/2020).
Projects CRU 326

European grand:
SYSCILIA: A systems biology approach to dissect cilia function and its disruption in human genetic disease (FP7; 06/2010-05/2015)
BESTCILIA: Better Experimental Screening and Treatment for Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia; first randomized controlled trial for PCD and establishment of PCD registry (FP7; 12/2012-11/2015)
EUCILIA: ciliopathies (02/2008-01/2011)

Kindness for Kids
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (06/2010-05/2012)

IZKF
The role of cytoplasmic pre-assembly of axonemal components in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (Om2; 01/2012-12/2015)
Molecular characterization of radial spoke composition and defects in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (Om2; 01/2016-12/2018)

IMF
Genetic and molecular characterization of syndromal defects of ciliogenesis (WA 1 2 14 18; 02/2015-11/2016)
Restoration of motile cilia function to cure Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) and associated Respiratory Ciliopathies (LO 1 2 15 17; 02/2016-01/2016)

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
Studying the genetics of congenital thoracic anomalies in consanguineous Kuwaiti families caused by cilia dysfunction (12/2015-11/2018)

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warschau, Polen
Studies of nucleic acids an proteins - from basic to applied research (11/2011-11/2013)

CEDAD
Graduate Program Cell Dynamics and Disease (10/2011-10/2013)