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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.

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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)…

Michèle Bachmann receives poster award at the Young Physiologists Virtual Symposium!

At the Young Physiologists Virtual Symposium, which took place on 7th of October 2020, Michèle Bachmann received a poster award for her poster entitled „Mapping the ligand binding site on a…

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Dr. Maria Girbes comes from ZMNH Hamburg to work at the Institute of Physiology

On October 10 2020, Maria Girbes Minguez starts at the Institute of Physiology in the Gründer group. After finishing her Bachelor in veterinary medicine at the CEU Cardinal Herrera University in…

Review article about the rapid progress in the elucidation of the structure-function relationship of TRPM2

The transient receptor potential melastatin 2 (TRPM2) cation channel consists of a N-terminal channel domain and a C-terminal enzyme domain. It is activated by the cytosolic enriched second messenger…

Further support from the DFG for the project to elucidate the function of TRPM2 in the model organism "Nematostella vectensis"

The DFG project of Dr. Frank Kühn (AG Lückhoff) has already provided important impulses for the structural and functional elucidation of the gating mechanism of TRPM2. Another aim of this DFG project…

Anna Vyvers successfully finished her MD thesis with highest honors

Today our MD student Anna Vyvers successfully passed the oral examination at the end of her MD thesis. Her doctoral thesis is entitled "Neuropeptide screening on acid-sensing ion channels" and was…

Das Institut für Physiologie trauert um Bernhard Deuticke

Am 03.08.2020 verstarb Bernhard Deuticke, von 1971-1999 Professor am Institut für Physiologie. Bereits 1967 kam B. Deuticke als Privatdozent mit dem Gründungsdirektor des Instituts, Eckehard Gerlach,…

Prof. Lampert erhält SyncroPatch 384i Research Grant für das Sodium Channel Network Aachen

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Angelika Lampert vom Institut für Physiologie an der Uniklinik RWTH Aachen ist Gewinnerin des SyncroPatch 384i Research Grant. Mit der Forschungszuschuss-Initiative unterstützt…