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Heimrich

Prof. Dr.
Bernd Heimrich

Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Department of Neuroanatomy
Phone: 0049-761-203-8418

www.anatomie.uni-freiburg.de

CV

  • 1988-1989 Department of  Anatomy, University of Frankfurt/M.
  • 1990-1998 Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Freiburg
  • 1999-2003 Department of Anatomy, Charité, Berlin
  • Since 2003 Professor (C3), Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Freiburg

Focus of research

  • Hippocampal development
  • Virus-mediated neurodegeneration

Selected publications

  • Novotny R, Langer F, Mahler J, Skodras A, Vlachos A, Wegenast-Braun BM, Kaeser SA, Neher JJ, Eisele YS, Pietrowski MJ, Nilsson KP, Deller T, Staufenbiel M, Heimrich B, Jucker M. Conversion of Synthetic Aβ to In Vivo Active Seeds and Amyloid Plaque Formation in a Hippocampal Slice Culture Model. J Neurosci. 2016; 36(18):5084-93.
  • Blumenthal NR, Hermanson O, Heimrich B, Shastri VP. Stochastic nanoroughness modulates neuron-astrocyte interactions and function via mechanosensing cation channels. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014; 111(45):16124-9.
  • Wu YJ, Schulz H, Lin CC, Saar K, Patone G, Fischer H, Hübner N, Heimrich B, Schwemmle M. Borna disease virus-induced neuronal degeneration dependent on host genetic background and prevented by soluble factors. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013; 110(5):1899-904.
  • Mayer D, Fischer H, Schneider U, Heimrich B, Schwemmle M. Borna disease virus replication in organotypic hippocampal slice cultures from rats results in selective damage of dentate granule cells. J Virol. 2005; 79(18):11716-23.