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Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology


Past Seminars

24.10.2017       18:00   /   INF 410 (Med. Clinic), Auditorium


Calcium in the heart: in and out of control

Prof. Dr. David Eisner

Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

(seminar of Heidelberg University Hospital and German Center for Cardiovascular Disease (DZHK); host: Prof. Dr. M. Hecker, Inst. of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University)


24.10.2017       13:30   /   INF 327, Seminar Room 1


Hypoxia and uterine contractions: Something old and something new

Prof. Dr. Susan Wray

Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom


10.10.2017       13:30   /   INF 326, Seminar Room 501


Flt1: a versatile regulator of vessel branching and arteriogenesis

Prof. Dr. Ferdinand le Noble

Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany


24.11.2015       14:00   /   INF 326, Seminar Room 501


Targeting activated cardiac fibroblasts in physiology and disease

Prof. Dr. med. Nina Wettschureck

Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany


13.10.2015       13:00   /   INF 326, Seminar Room 501


Cardiac conduction in heterocellular and heterogeneous tissue: implications for arrhythmogenesis

Prof. Dr. med. Jan P. Kucera

Department of Physiology, University of Bern, Switzerland


09.06.2015       13:00   /   INF 326, Seminar Room 501


Modulation of fast neuronal network oscillations in the hippocampal formation

Jan-Oliver Hollnagel

Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University, Germany


16.12.2014       13:00   /   INF 327, Seminar Room 6


Cardiovascular functions of FNA/VASP proteins - past, present and beyond

Dr. Peter Benz

Vascular Research Centre, Institute for Vascular Signalling, Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany


10.10.2014       12:00   /   INF 326, Seminar Room 501


Lokale und systemische Gefäßsteifigkeit - Erfassung und klinische Bedeutung

Prof. Dr. med. A. Schmidt-Trucksäss

Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland


01.07.2014       13:00   /   INF 326, Seminar Room 501


Classical microglial activation is not neurotoxic in situ unless primed

Dr. Ismini Papageorgiou

Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, WG General Neurophysiology, Heidelberg University, Germany


06.05.2014       13:00   /   INF 326, Seminar Room 501


Otoakustische Emissionen und deren klinische Anwendung -  Methodik und diagnostische Aussagekraft

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Hoth

AG Klinische und Experimentelle Audiologie, HNO-Klinik, Heidelberg, Germany


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