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Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology

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


Heidelberg University

Institute of Physiologie and Pathophysiology

Division of Cardiovascular Physiology

Im Neuenheimer Feld 326

69120 Heidelberg

Germany

phone:

+49 6221 54-4131

fax:

+49 6221 54-4038

e-mail:

korff@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Curriculum Vitae

since 2013

außerplanmäßiger Professor, Heidelberg University

since 2005

Group Head, Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University, Germany (Division Head: Prof. Dr. Markus Hecker)

2003-2005

Juniorprofessur, Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Göttingen University, Germany

2003

Research Associate, Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Göttingen University, Germany (Department Head: Prof. Dr. Markus Hecker)

2001-2003

Group Head, Department of Vascular Biology and Angiogenesis Research, Tumor Biology Center, Freiburg, Germany (Department Head: Prof. Dr. Hellmut Augustin)

2000-2001

Postdoc, Cell Biology Laboratory, Women's Clinic, Göttingen University, Germany

2000

graduation in human biology, Dr. rer. physiol.

1996-1999

PhD student, Cell Biology Laboratory, Women's Clinic, Göttingen University, Germany

1991-1996

study of human biologie, Phillips-Universität Marburg (Diplom in human biology)

 

Honors and Awards

2014

Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize of the DFG (German Research Foundation)

2003

Binder Innovation Prize

2002

Human Tissue and Cell Research Award

2001

Rainer Maurer Innovation Prize


Recent Publications

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Inhibition of cardiac Kv4.3 (Ito) channel isoforms by class I antiarrhythmic drugs lidocaine and mexiletine. Eur J Pharmacol. 2020 Aug 5;880:173159. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2020.173159. Epub 2020 Apr 29.

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Selective inhibition of mitochondrial respiratory complexes controls the transition of microglia into a neurotoxic phenotype in situ. Brain Behav Immun. 2020 Aug;88:802-814. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.05.052. Epub 2020 May 21.

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Brain energy rescue: an emerging therapeutic concept for neurodegenerative disorders of ageing. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2020 Jul 24. doi: 10.1038/s41573-020-0072-x. Online ahead of print.

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Lactate Attenuates Synaptic Transmission and Affects Brain Rhythms Featuring High Energy Expenditure. iScience. 2020 Jul 24;23(7):101316. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101316. Epub 2020 Jun 27.

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A Global Cndp1-Knock-Out Selectively Increases Renal Carnosine and Anserine Concentrations in an Age- and Gender-Specific Manner in Mice. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Jul 10;21(14):4887. doi:10.3390/ijms21144887.

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Neuronal gamma oscillations and activity-dependent potassium transients remain regular after depletion of microglia in postnatal cortex tissue. J Neurosci Res. 2020 Jul 7. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24689. Online ahead of print.

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Marfan-Syndrom: Eine therapeutische Herausforderung für die Langzeitbehandlung (3/3). Medinlux. 2020 Jun;6:16-20. Review.

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Amyloid, APP, and Electrical Activity of the Brain. Neuroscientist. 2020 Jun;26(3):231-251. doi: 10.1177/1073858419882619. Epub 2019 Nov 29.

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Synchronicity of excitatory inputs drives hippocampal networks to distinct oscillatory patterns. Hippocampus. 2020 May 15. doi: 10.1002/hipo.23214. [Epub ahead of print]

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Vascular Signaling in Allogenic Solid Organ Transplantation - The Role of Endothelial Cells. Front Physiol. 2020 May 8;11:443. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00443. eCollection 2020. Review.

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Mild metabolic stress is sufficient to disturb the formation of pyramidal cell ensembles during gamma oscillations. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2019 Dec 16:271678X19892657. doi: 10.1177/0271678X19892657. [Epub ahead of print

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The mitochondrial calcium uniporter is crucial for the generation of fast cortical network rhythms. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2019 Nov 13:271678X19887777. doi: 10.1177/0271678X19887777. [Epub 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