Education 1996-2003 Medical school -University of Rostock, University of Aarhus (DK) and Brown University Providence (USA); 2004 Medical thesis; 2012 Habilitation; 2010 Board certification, Internal Medicine; 2014 Board certification, Gastroenterology
Professional Experience 2004-2010 Resident, Internal Medicine 1st Medical Department, UKSH, Kiel 2008-2009 Research Fellow (DFG Gerok scholar), Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, University of Kiel 2010-2014 Clinical Fellow, Gastroenterology, Head, Laboratory of Molecular Gas-troenterology, Medical Department 1, University of Lübeck 2014-2018 Associate Professor of Immunity and Metabolism of GI-diseases (W2), Consulting Gastroenterologist, Medical Department 1, UKSH, Lübeck 2014-present: Principle Investigator DFG IRTG1911 2014-2015 Chairman, German Working Group of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (DACED) 2016-present Founding Director, Institute of Nutritional Medicine, UKSH, Lübeck 2016-present Program Director, Bachelorprogram: „Medizinische Ernährungswis-senschaft“ & Masterprogram: Nutritional Medicine 2018 Co-Applicant DFG Clinician Scientist School, Lübeck 2018-present Professor of Nutritional Medicine (W3) (endowed professorship, Fresenius Kabi)
CS is a medical doctor and specialist in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is Fresenius Kabi Chair of Nutritional Medicine, founding director of the Insti-tute of Nutritional Medicineand study program director “Nutritional Medicine” at the University of Lübeck.He serves as a consultant for gastroenterology and clini-cal nutrition at the 1stMedical Department and the Comprehensive Center for In-flammation Medicine (CCIM) at the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Cam-pus Lübeck.
Therapeutic modulation of cellular energy metabolism; Diet-Microbe interactions; Biomarker & Personalized Nutrition
GC1qR cleavage by caspase-1 drives aerobic glycolysis in tumor cells. Sünderhauf, A., Raschdorf, A., Hicken, ….. Sina, C., and Derer, S. (2020) Frontiers in Oncologyepub ahead of print
Saccharin Supplementation Inhibits Bacterial Growth and Reduces Experimental Colitis in Mice. Sünderhauf A, Pagel R, Künstner A … Sina C. Nutrients. 2020 Apr 17;12(4):1122. doi: 10.3390/nu12041122.PMID: 32316544 Free PMC article.
Inflammatory BowelDisease-associated GP2 Autoantibodies Inhibit Mucosal Immune Response to Adherent-invasive Bacteria. Derer S, Brethack AK, Pietsch C…. Sina C. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2020 Apr 18:izaa069. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izaa069. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32304568
Thermoneutral housing exacerbates nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in mice and allows for sex-inde-pendent disease modeling.Giles DA, Moreno-Fernandez ME, Stankiewicz TE, Graspeuntner S, …., Sina C, …, Divanovic S. Nat Med. 2017 Jul;23(7):829-838. doi: 10.1038/nm.4346. Epub 2017 Jun 12.PMID: 28604704 Free PMC article.
Lifespan effects of mitochondrial mutations. Hirose M, Schilf P, Gupta Y,… Sina C, …. Ibrahim SM. Nature. 2016 Dec 14;540(7633):E13-E14. doi: 10.1038/nature20778.PMID: 27974775
Dr. Sina is a Principle Investigator of the DFG IRTG1911 project and Co-Applicant of the DFG Clinician Scientist School, Lübeck.From 2014-2015 he was Chairman of the German Working Group of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (DACED). In 2019 he became Chairman of the German Society of Mucosal Immuology & Microbiome, Since 2019 Dr. Sina is CME Section-Editor Aktuelle Ernährungsmedizin.Dr.Sina is Co-Founder of Perfood GmbH, a company which provides digital thera-peutics based on personalized nutrition.