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Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology

Staff

Directorate

  

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Markus Hecker

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4036/4035

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

hecker@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Secretary:
Barbara Richards

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4035

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

sekretariat.hecker@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Coordinating Office:
Dr. rer. nat. Gerd König

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4130

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

gerd.koenig@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Working Group Hecker

  


Dr. rer. nat. Jaafar Al-Hasani

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4067

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

jaafar.al-hasani@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


MMed Mingsi Cao, cand. med.

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4052

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

mingsi.cao@stud.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Felicia Feiler, MTA

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4135

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

felicia.feiler@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


MSc Cathrin Ott, technical assistant

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4135

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

cathrin.ott@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Dr. rer. nat. Cordula Rumig (DFG)

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4067

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

c.rumig@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Dr. rer. nat. Alexandra Sporkova (DFG) 

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4067

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

alexandra.sporkova@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Anne-Maria Suhr, BTA

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4135

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

anne-maria.suhr@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Nathan Wieland, cand. med. 

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4617

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

n.wieland@stud.uni-heidelberg.de

 

Working Group Korff

  

apl. Prof. Dr. rer. physiol. Thomas Korff

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4131

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

korff@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 

Dr. rer. nat. Jaspal Garg

Phone:

 

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

jaspal.garg@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Maria Harlacher, biolab assistant

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4126

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

maria.harlacher@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de


Janina Kamke, biolab assistant

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4559

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

janina.kamke@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Dr. rer. nat. Hebatullah Laban (DFG)

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4067

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

h.laban@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Sophia Siegmund, biolab assistant

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4559

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

sophia.siegmund@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Paul Wacker, cand. med.

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4055

Fax:

+49 6221 54-8244

E-Mail:

p.wacker@stud.uni-heidelberg.de

 

Working Group Ullrich

   

 

Dr. rer. nat. Nina Ullrich

Phone:

+49 6221 54-8707

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

nina.ullrich@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Manuela Höfer, biolab assistant

Phone:

+49 6221 54-8708

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

m.hoefer@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de


MSc Fatemeh Kermani, PhD student

Phone:

+49 6221 54-8661

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

 fatemeh.kermani@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

BSc Mahsa Shakouri, MSc student (KIT)

Phone:

+49 6221 54-

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

mahsa.shakouri@student.kit.edu

Working Group Wagner

apl. Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas H. Wagner

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4062/4135

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

a.wagner@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

MSc Pooja Joshi, PhD student

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4067

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

p.joshi@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de


Anton Klersy, cand. med. 

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4617

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

klersy@stud.uni-heidelberg.de

 


Elisa Krieg, cand. med. 

Phone:

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Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

e.krieg@stud.uni-heidelberg.de

 

Franziska Mohr, biolab assistant

Phone:

+49 6221 54-4136

Fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

E-Mail:

franziska.mohr@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Former MD and PhD Students

* doctorate not yet awarded  

Human Medicine

Natural Sciences

Oliver Adolph
Niklas Ayasse
Jürgen Doderer
Julia Elrod
Johannes Eschrich
Kathrin Fricke
Julian Friemann*
Lidia Gaal
Maximilian Heiß
Marius Jäger*
Lena Kappert*
Xijian Ke*
Johanna Kohlhaas*
Branislav Kollar
Arlene Körner*


Jan Lanzer
Christine Löffers
Moritz Milewski*
Miruna Popa
Philipp Ruzicka*
Andrea Saackel
Clemens Scherer
Florian Schnitter
Manuel Schwarz
Cristian Trache*
Martin Turinsky*
Carl-Mattheis Wahl*
Inka Wittjen

Caroline Arnold
Jennifer Braun
Elena Demicheva
Eda Demirel
Thomas Dräbing
Anne-Sophie Ernst
Anja Feldner
Subhajit Ghosh
Christoph Hangel
Anke Hildebrandt
Fan Jiang
Franziska Koser
Hanna Kuk
Hui Liu
Sebastian Lont


Kerstin Möller
Taslima Nahar
Larissa Pfisterer
Anca Remes
Hannes Schröder
Cheryl Sultan
Sahana Suresh Babu
Sibgha Tahir
Felix Trogisch
Ivelina Urban
Synje Wieber
Tanja Wiedenmann
Agnieszka Wójtowicz
Maren Zappe

Veterinary Medicine

Prisca Friede

 


Recent Publications

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Alginate hydrogel polymers enable efficient delivery of a vascular-targeted AAV vector into aortic tissue. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev. 2021 Jun 11;21:83-93. doi: 10.1016/j.omtm.2021.02.017. eCollection 2021 Jun 11.

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Microglia and lipids: how metabolism controls brain innate immunity. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2021 Apr;112:137-144. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2020.08.001. Epub 2020 Aug 15.

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Editorial: Calcium Homeostasis in Skeletal Muscle Function, Plasticity, and Disease. Front Physiol. 2021 Mar 26;12:671292. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2021.671292. eCollection 2021.

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Absence of neocytolysis in humans returning from a 3-week high-altitude sojourn. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2021 Mar 17:e13647. doi: 10.1111/apha.13647. Online ahead of print.

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Cardiomyocyte depolarization triggers NOS-dependent NO transient after calcium release, reducing the subsequent calcium transient. Basic Res Cardiol. 2021 Mar 17;116(1):18. doi: 10.1007/s00395-021-00860-0.

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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived cardiomyocytes (iPSC-CMs); generation and enrichment protocols, immature and mature structure and function. In: Recent Advances in iPSC-Derived Cell Types, Volume 4, 1st Edition (Birbrair A, ed.) Academic Press 2021, pp. 191-226. Paperback ISBN 9780128222300; eBook ISBN 9780128224540

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Simulation of Air Travel-Related Irradiation Exposure of Cryopreserved Mouse Germplasm Samples. Biopreserv Biobank. 2021 Mar 1. doi: 10.1089/bio.2020.0046. Online ahead of print.

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Anesthetics and plants: no pain, no brain, and therefore no consciousness. Protoplasma. 2021 Mar;258(2):239-248. doi: 10.1007/s00709-020-01550-9. Epub 2020 Sep 2.

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Epigenetic regulation of cardiac electrophysiology in atrial fibrillation: HDAC2 determines action potential duration and suppresses NRSF in cardiomyocytes. Basic Res Cardiol. 2021 Feb 25;116(1):13. doi: 10.1007/s00395-021-00855-x. PMID: 33630168

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Endothelial cells control vascular smooth muscle cell cholesterol levels by regulating 24-dehydrocholesterol reductase expression. Exp Cell Res. 2021 Feb 15;399(2):112446. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2020.112446. Epub 2021 Jan 7.

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A New Apparatus for Recording Evoked Responses to Painful and Non-painful Sensory Stimulation in Freely Moving Mice. Front Neurosci. 2021 Feb 12;15:613801. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2021.613801. eCollection 2021.

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Inhibition of cyclooxygenase activity by diclofenac attenuates varicose remodeling of mouse veins. Vessel Plus 2021 Feb 7;5:7. doi: 10.20517/2574-1209.2020.52.

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Integrated information theory does not make plant consciousness more convincing. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2021 Jan 21:S0006-291X(21)00057-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2021.01.022. Online ahead of print.

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AAV-mediated AP-1 decoy oligonucleotide expression inhibits aortic elastolysis in a mouse model of marfan syndrome. Cardiovasc Res. 2021 Jan 20:cvab012. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvab012. Online ahead of print.

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Assessable learning outcomes for the EU Education and Training Framework core and Function A specific modules: Report of an ETPLAS WORKING Group. Lab Anim. 2020 Dec 7:23677220968589. doi: 10.1177/0023677220968589. Online ahead of print.

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Debunking a myth: plant consciousness. Protoplasma. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1007/s00709-020-01579-w. Review. Online ahead of print.


Institute of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

Heidelberg University

Im Neuenheimer Feld 326

69120 Heidelberg

Germany

Phone:+49 6221 54-4056
Fax:+49 6221 54-6364
E-mail:susanne.bechtel@
physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de