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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


Pacemaker cell characteristics of differentiated and HCN4-transduced human mesenchymal stem cells. Life Sci. 2019 Jul 7:116620. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2019.116620. [Epub ahead of print]


Plants Neither Possess nor Require Consciousness. Trends Plant Sci. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S1360-1385(19)30126-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2019.05.008. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


15-Deoxy-Δ12,14-Prostaglandin J2 Reinforces the Anti-Inflammatory Capacity of Endothelial Cells with a Genetically Determined Nitric Oxide Deficit. Circ Res. 2019 Jun 19. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.313820. [Epub ahead of print]


Angioneurins-key regulators of blood-brain barrier integrity during hypoxic and ischemic brain injury. Prog Neurobiol. 2019 Jul;178:101611. doi: 10.1016/j.pneurobio.2019.03.004. Epub 2019 Apr 7. Review.


Marfan syndrome: A therapeutic challenge for long-term care. Biochem Pharmacol. 2019 Jun;164:53-63. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2019.03.034. Epub 2019 Mar 27.


Characterization of the Subventricular-Thalamo-Cortical Circuit in the NP-C Mouse Brain, and New Insights Regarding Treatment. Mol Ther. 2019 May 16. pii: S1525-0016(19)30222-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2019.05.008. [Epub ahead of print]


TRPC channels are not required for graded persistent activity in entorhinal cortex neurons. Hippocampus. 2019 Apr 19. doi: 10.1002/hipo.23094. [Epub ahead of print]


Priming of microglia with IFN-γ slows neuronal gamma oscillations in situ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Feb 19. pii: 201813562. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1813562116. [Epub ahead of print]


Reduction of Transplant Vasculopathy by Intraoperative Nucleic Acid-based Therapy in a Mouse Aortic Allograft Model. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 23. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1673633. [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