Häussinger Group

Group leader

Title

Name

First Name

Position

Prof. Dr.

Häussinger

Dieter

Professor of Medicine, Director of the Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology

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Researchers

Title

Name

First Name

Position

PD Dr.

Reinehr

Roland

Senior Scientist


BioStruct Fellow

Title

Name

First Name

Position

Msc.

Roychoudhury

Arpita

PhD student

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Further Team Members

Technicians:

6

Master/Diploma students:

1

PHD/MD students:

15


Contact

Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology
University Hospital Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Moorenstr. 5
40225 Düsseldorf
Germany

Tel :  +49 211 81-17569
Fax:  +49 211 81-18838


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Contact 2

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Roland Reinehr
Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology
University Hospital Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Moorenstr. 5
40225 Düsseldorf
Germany

Tel : +49 211 81-18953
Fax: +49 211 81-18752

 

Special Methodical Expertise

  • FRET and TIRF microscopy
  • Live cell imaging/cell observer
  • Liver perfusion, liver cell isolation and primary liver cell culture
  • Stem cell biology
  • Astrocyte biology and hepatic encephalopathy

Main areas of research interest

  • Clinical and Experimental Hepatology
  • Cell hydration and cell function
  • Apoptosis and liver regeneration

Facilities

The laboratories cover the following gene technology security levels:

S1

The laboratories cover the following biohazard levels:

BSL1

Other security laboratories or special facilities:

  • Radioactive laboratory
  • Animal care facility for rats and mice

Laboratory Equipment

General equipment available in the laboratories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Histology
  • Cell Biology
  • Imaging
  • Cell culture
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology


Special equipment, which is not generally available in most laboratories:

  • FRET microscopy
  • TIRF microscopy
  • live cell imaging/cell observer


Non-standard methods, which are established in the laboratory:

  • Liver perfusion

Important references

  • Häberle, J., Görg, B., Rutsch, F., Schmidt, E., Toutain, A., Benoist, J.F., Gelot, A., Suc, A.L., Höhne, W., Schliess, F., Häussinger, D. & Koch, H.G. (2005) Congenital systemic glutamine deficiency with glutamine synthetase mutations. New Engl. J. Med. 353, 38-45
  • Warskulat, U., Borsch, E., Reinehr, R., Hell-Stilb, B., Mönnighoff, I., Buchzyk, D., Donner, M., Flögel, U., Kappert, G., Soboll, S., Beer, S., Pfeffer, K., Marschall, U., Gabrielsen, M., Amiry-Moghaddam, M., Dienes, H.P. & Häussinger, D. (2006) Chronic liver disease is triggered by taurine transporter knockout in the mouse. FASEB J. 20, 574-576
  • Lang, P.A., Schenck, M., Nicolay, J.P., Becker, J., Kempe, D.S., Lupescu, A., Eisele, K., Klarl, B.A., Rübben, H., Schmidt, K.W., Mann, K., Hildenbrand, S., Huber, S.M., Wieder, T., Erhardt, A., Häussinger, D., Gulbins, S. E. & Lang, F. (2007) Liver cell death and anemia in Wilson´s disease involve acidic sphingomyelinase and ceramide. Nature Medicine, 13, 164-170
  • Reinehr, R., Sommerfeld, A. & Häussinger, D. (2008) CD95 ligand is a proliferative and antiapoptotic signal in quiescent hepatic stellate cells. Gastroenterology 134, 1494-1506
  • Görg, B., Qvartskhava, N., Keitel, V., Bidmon, H.J., Selbach, O., Schliess, F. & Häussinger, D. (2008) Ammonia induces RNA oxidation in cultured astrocytes and brain in vivo. Hepatology, 48, 567-579

Cooperators

  • Lang, F., Prof. Dr., University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Marschall, H.U., Prof. Dr., Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Sweden
  • Paulmichl, M., Prof. Dr., University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Dienes, H.P., Prof. Dr., University of Cologne, Germany
  • Krause, H.P., Prof. Dr., University of Geneva, Switzerland
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