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Prof. Dr. Uwe Heinemann

Research Focus

  • Cellular and molecular neurobiology
  • Cellular mechanisms of memory consolidation
  • Disease-related disturbance in memory formation and recall (mesial temporal lobe epilepsy, models of psychosis)
  • Mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration in epileptic disorders
  • Neuronal metabolism and ion homeostasis

Selected PhD Projects

  • Anna Maslarova: The Fate of Potassium Channels in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.
  • Christine Huchzermeyer: Cellular Effects of Mitochondrial Complex I Inhibition During Brain Development
  • Rizwan Ul Haq: Induction of Long-term Potentiation in Area CA1 by Sharp Wave-ripple Complexes in vitro