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World Wide Sodium Channel Seminar Series

An online lecture series on voltage-gated sodium channels is co-organized by Prof. Angelika Lampert from the Institute of Physiology and Prof. Dr. Hugues Abriel from University of Bern, Switzerland.…

Annual Retreat of the Institute of Physiology

While in 2020 our annual retreat had to be cancelled due to the Corona pandemic, today more than 30 members of the Institute of Physiology – all vaccinated - met again at Youth Hostel Aachen. Big…

Interaction of opioid neuropeptides with ASIC1a resolved

The opioid neuropeptide big dynorphin increases the activity of Acid-Sensing Ion Channel 1a (ASIC1a) during sustained acidosis, as it occurs, for example, during stroke. Because sustained activation…

W3 Professorship available at the Institute of Physiology

At the Institute of Physiology of the Medical Faculty of RWTH Aachen University there is an attractive open position for a Full Professor (W3) of Physiology. You can find the advertisement here.

Natriumkanäle dimerisieren

Studie zeigt, dass Natriumkanäle als Dimer vorliegen und mit einem weiteren Kanalmolekül vergesellschaftet sind.

Prof. Angelika Lampert mit dem Aachener Tierschutzpreis ausgezeichnet

Die Medizinische Fakultät der RWTH Aachen University vergibt im Rahmen des transparenten Umgangs mit Tierversuchen den Aachener Tierschutzpreis. Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Angelika Lampert darf sich in…

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Two prizes at the Young Physiologists Virtual Symposium!

At the Young Physiologists Virtual Symposium, which took place on 1st and 2nd of June 2021, Jan Clusmann received the prize for the second best talk! The title of his talk was „ Acid sensing ion…

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Characterization of proton-sensitive ion channels in human dopaminergic neurons

Proton-sensitive ion channels, so called ASICs, have already been characterized in many neurons of rodents – mice and rats. Their characterization in human neurons, however, is more difficult and…

Our former scientist Melissa Reiners successfully finished her MD thesis

Today our MD student Melissa Reiners successfully passed the oral examination at the end of her thesis. Already in 2018, the results of her doctoral thesis entitled "Investigation of the RPRFamide…

Catharina Reimers successfully finished her MD thesis with highest honors

Today our MD student Catharina Reimers successfully passed the oral examination at the end of her thesis with summa cum laude. Already in 2017, the results of her doctoral thesis entitled…

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Sven Kuspiel receives Springorum commemorative medal

Sven Kuspiel receives the Springorum commemorative medal for his master thesis. The Springorum commemorative medal is awarded to the top 10 per cent graduates of each faculty.

Congratulations!

 

Indirect regulation of the voltage-gated K+ channel Kv1.1 by the mono-ADP-ribosyltransferase ARTD10 identified

The voltage-gated K+ channel Kv1.1 is one of the dominant K+ channels in the central nervous system. Kv1.1 activity is tightly regulated by different mechanisms. For example, protein kinase C (PKC)…