1992-1993Stipend of the German Academic Exchange Service "Academic year programs / Biomedical Sciences Exchange Program"
1998ERA-EDTA (European Dialysis and Transplant Association) congress grant "First eight best abstracts presented by young authors"
2001Poster Award of the German Society of Nephrology
2002AHA (American Heart Association) New Investigator Travel Award for European Fellows (56th Annual Fall Conference and Scientific Sessions of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research)
2004Nils-Alwall-Award, German Society for Nephrology
2005Best Abstract Awards at the 3rd World Congress of Nephrology
2006Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology
2006Jan Brod Award
2007Bernd Tersteegen Award
2013Teaching Award of the Hannover Medical School
2013Fellow of the European Dialysis and Renal Association (FERA)