cand. med. Amelie Eichler

Microglia and synaptic plasticity

Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology

Department of Neuroanatomy

Albertstraße 23
D - 79104 Freiburg

+49 761 203 8424


Since 2018MD student, Department of Neuroanatomy, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Albert-Ludwig-University of Freiburg, Freiburg
Since 2015Medical School at Albert-Ludwig-University of Freiburg, Freiburg


2018 - 2019MOTI-VATE Graduate School, Faculty of Medicine, Albert-Ludwig-University of Freiburg, Freiburg

Other Qualifications

2018Licensed for Animal Handling (according to FELASA-Cat. B)

Selected Publications

  • Lenz M, Kruse P, Eichler A, Straehle J, Beck J, Deller T, Vlachos A. All-trans retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in human cortical neurons. Elife. 2021 Mar 30;10:e63026.
  • Lenz M, Eichler A, Kruse P, Strehl A, Rodriguez-Rozada S, Goren I, Yogev N, Frank S, Waisman A, Deller T, Jung S, Maggio N, Vlachos A. Interleukin 10 Restores Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Alterations in Synaptic Plasticity Probed by Repetitive Magnetic Stimulation. Front Immunol. 2020 Dec 16;11:614509.


  • Lenz M, Eichler A, Vlachos A. Monitoring and modulating inflammation‐associated alterations in synaptic plasticity: Role of brain stimulation and the blood–brain interface. Biomolecules. 2021 Feb 26;11(3):359.