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Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology

Prof. Dr. med. Hugo Marti

Heidelberg University

Institute of Physiologie and Pathophysiology

WG Neurovascular Research

Im Neuenheimer Feld 326

69120 Heidelberg



+49 6221 54-4138/4055


+49 6221 54-4561


Curriculum Vitae

since 2003

University professor (C3) and head of the working group Neurovascular Research, Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University, Germany


C3 professorship appointment for Physiologie at Kiel University, Germany (declined)


Venia legendi in Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland


Head of a working group (Oberassistent) at the Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland (Prof. Christian Bauer)


Habilitation (Privatdozent Dr. med. habil.) in Physiologie, Giessen University, Germany


Research Associate, Max-Planck-Institute of Physiology and Clinical Research, Bad Nauheim (Prof. Werner Risau)


Postdoc, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland (Prof. Christian Bauer)


Postgraduate course in experimental medicine and biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland


Promotion to Dr. med. at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich, Switzerland


Studies of human medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland; final exam: Staatsexamen

Honors and Awards

since 2007

Editorial Board Acta Physiologica, official organ of the Federation of European Physiological Societies (FEPS)

since 2000

Commission for the award of the Werner Risau Prize for endothelial cell biology


Stipend of the Max-Planck-Society


Young Investigator Award of the Gesellschaft für Mikrozirkulation und Vaskuläre Biologie (Society of Microcirculation and Vascular Biology)


Stipend of the Swiss Foundation for Medical and Biological Scholarships


Stipend of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)


Stipend of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

Recent Publications


Endothelial progenitor cells accelerate endothelial regeneration in an in vitro model of Shigatoxin-2a-induced injury via soluble growth factors. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Mar 7. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00633.2017. [Epub ahead of print]


Astrocytic glutamine synthetase is expressed in the neuronal somatic layers and down-regulated proportionally to neuronal loss in the human epileptic hippocampus. Glia. 2018 May;66(5):920-933. doi: 10.1002/glia.23292. Epub 2018 Jan 19.


Expansion of functional personalized cells with specific transgene combinations. Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 8;9(1):994. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03408-4.


Impact of carbonylation on glutathione peroxidase-1 activity in human hyperglycemic endothelial cells. Redox Biol. 2018 Feb 27;16:113-122. doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2018.02.018. [Epub ahead of print]


Respiration-Entrained Brain Rhythms Are Global but Often Overlooked. Trends Neurosci. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0166-2236(18)30031-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2018.01.007. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Modulation of glutathione peroxidase activity by age-dependent carbonylation in glomeruli of diabetic mice. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Feb;32(2):130-138. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2017.11.007. Epub 2017 Nov 22.


Bringing European physiologists together. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2018 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/apha.13043. [Epub ahead of print]


Role of protein carbonylation in diabetes. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2018 Jan;41(1):29-38. doi: 10.1007/s10545-017-0104-9. Epub 2017 Nov 6.


Sensitive mass spectrometric assay for determination of 15-deoxy-Δ12,14-prostaglandin J2 and its application in human plasma samples of patients with diabetes. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2018 Jan;410(2):521-528. doi: 10.1007/s00216-017-0748-1. Epub 2017 Nov 16.


Hypertension-evoked RhoA activity in vascular smooth muscle cells requires RGS5. FASEB J. 2017 Dec 5. pii: fj.201700384RR. doi: 10.1096/fj.201700384RR. [Epub ahead of print]

Institute of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

Heidelberg University

Im Neuenheimer Feld 326

69120 Heidelberg


Phone:+49 6221 54-4035
Fax:+49 6221 54-4038