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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


Metabolic modulation of neuronal gamma-band oscillations. Pflugers Arch2018 Sep;470(9):1377-1389. doi: 10.1007/s00424-018-2156-6. Epub 2018 May 28.


Electrical coupling between hippocampal neurons: contrasting roles of principal cell gap junctions and interneuron gap junctions. Cell Tissue Res. 2018 Aug 15. doi: 10.1007/s00441-018-2881-3. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Selective vulnerability of αOFF retinal ganglion cells during onset of autoimmune optic neuritis. Neuroscience. 2018 Jul 31. pii: S0306-4522(18)30515-3. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.07.040. [Epub ahead of print]


Strategy for marker-based differentiation of pro- and anti-inflammatory macrophages using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging. Analyst. 2018 Jul 20. doi: 10.1039/c8an00659h. [Epub ahead of print]


Improving electrical properties of iPSC-cardiomyocytes by enhancing Cx43 expression. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2018 Jul;120:31-41. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2018.05.010. Epub 2018 May 16.


Role of CD40 and ADAMTS13 in von Willebrand factor-mediated endothelial cell-platelet-monocyte interaction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jun 12;115(24):E5556-E5565. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1801366115. Epub 2018 May 23.


The VAMP-associated protein VAPB is required for cardiac and neuronal pacemaker channel function. FASEB J. 2018 Jun 7:fj201800246R. doi: 10.1096/fj.201800246R. [Epub ahead of print]


Persistent sodium current modulates axonal excitability in CA1 pyramidal neurons. J Neurochem. 2018 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/jnc.14479. [Epub ahead of print]


The lncRNA CASC9 and RNA binding protein HNRNPL form a complex and co-regulate genes linked to AKT signaling. Hepatology. 2018 May 23. doi: 10.1002/hep.30102. [Epub ahead of print]


Early Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption in Ischemic Stroke Initiates Multifocally Around Capillaries/Venules. Stroke. 2018 Jun;49(6):1479-1487. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.020927. Epub 2018 May 14.


Impact of carbonylation on glutathione peroxidase-1 activity in human hyperglycemic endothelial cells. Redox Biol. 2018 Jun;16:113-122. doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2018.02.018. Epub 2018 Mar 1.


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]

Institute of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

Heidelberg University

Im Neuenheimer Feld 326

69120 Heidelberg


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