Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Bernd Heimrich

Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology

Department of Neuroanatomy

Albertstraße 23
D - 79104 Freiburg
Germany

+49 761 203 8418

bernd.heimrich@zfn.uni-freiburg.de

Vita

Since 2003C3-Professor, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Dept. Neuroanatomy, Univ. Freiburg, Germany.
1999 - 2002Research Scientist, Institute of Anatomy, Dept. Neuroanatomy, Charité Berlin, Germany
1995Habilitation in Anatomy
1990 – 1999Research Scientist, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Dept. Neuroanatomy, Univ. Freiburg, Germany.
1988 - 1989Research Assistant at the Institute of Anatomy, Dept. Neuroanatomy, Univ. Frankfurt/M., Germany.
1986 - 1987Postdoctoral fellow at the Dept. Neurophysiology, Univ. Mainz, Germany
1986 - 1986Postdoctoral fellow at the Dept. Neurophysiology, Univ. Zürich, Switzerland.
1985PhD, Faculty of Biology, Univ. Heidelberg, Germany: Genetic basis of hippocampal connections in the rodent brain.
19821. Staatsexamen, Faculty of Biology, Univ. Heidelberg, Germany.
1976 - 1982Study of Biology at Univ. Heidelberg, Germany.

Awards

1986 - 1987DFG-Fellowship

Other Qualifications

Since 1994Reviewer for Neuroscience, Experimental Brain Research, European Journal of Neuroscience, Brain Research, Anatomy and Embryology, Cell and Tissue Research, Neuroscience

Selected Publications

  • C Buettner, M Heer, J Traichel, M. Schwemmle, B Heimrich (2019) Zika Virus-mediated death of hippocampal neurons is independent from maturation state. Front Cell Neurosci. 13:1-9.
  • R Novotny, XF Langer, J Mahler, A Skodras, A Vlachos, BM Wegenast-Braun, SA Kaeser, JJ Neher, Y S Eisele, MJ Pietrowski, PR Niellson. T Deller, M Staufenbiel, B Heimrich, M Jucker (2016). Conversion of Synthetic Aβ to In Vivo Active Seeds and Amyloid Plaque Formation in a Hippocampal Slice Culture Model. J. Neurosci. 36:5084-5093.
  • NR Blumenthal, O Hermanson, B Heimrich, VP Shastri (2014) Stochastic nanoroughness modulates neuron-astrocyte interactions and function via mechanosensing cation channels. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 111:16124-9.
  • YJ Wu, H Schulz, CC Lin, K Saar, G Patone, H Fischer, N Hübner, B Heimrich, M Schwemmle (2013). Borna disease virus-induced neuronal degeneration dependent on host genetic background and prevented by soluble factors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110:1899-904.

Further publications: see research database of the University of Freiburg or Pubmed