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Thomas Fenzl

PD Dr. Thomas Fenzl

Former member MCN, GSN associate faculty

Responsibilities

Research Group Leader

Contact

Klinik für Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin
Klinikum rechts der Isar
Ismaninger Str. 22
81675 München

Phone: +49 (0)89 4140 9043

Website: http://www.anaesth.med.tum.de

Further Information

Research focus: 

  • Interactions between sleep and anesthesia
  • Sleep, anesthesia and cognitive functions in Alzheimer’s disease
  • What does sleep and anesthesia have in common
  • Loss and recovery of consciousness / “top-down” versus “bottom up”

Personal scientific background: Neurobiology, Sleep research, Systemic Neuroscience, Zoology

Graduated GSN students: Dr. Stephanie Patchev (Polta)

Selected publications:

Härtner et al and Fenzl T. (2017) Distinct Parameters in the EEG of the PLP α-SYN Mouse Model for Multiple System Atrophy Reinforce Face Validity. Front Behav Neurosci 10.252

Fulda S. et al. and Fenzl T. (2011) Rapid eye movements during sleep in mice: Hight trait-like stability qualifies rapid eye movement density for characterization of phenotypic variation in sleep patterns of rodents. BMC Neuroscience 12:110

Fenzl et al. (2011) Sleep disturbances in highly stress reactive mice: Modelling endophenotypes of major depression. BMC Neuroscience 12:29

Fenzl T. et al. (2007) Fully automated sleep deprivation in mice as a tool in sleep Research. J Neurosci Methods 166:229-235

Fenzl T., Schuller G. (2002) Periaqueductal gray and the region of the paralemniscal area have different functions in the control of vocalization in the Neotropical bat. Phyllostomus discolor. Eur J Neurosci 16:1974-1986