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Martin Kerschensteiner

Prof. Dr. Martin Kerschensteiner

GSN core faculty, regular member MCN

Responsibilities

Director "Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology"

Contact

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Biomedical Center
Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology
Großhaderner Strasse 9
82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180 71662
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-71811

Website: http://ini.klinikum.uni-muenchen.de/kerschensteiner_lab

Further Information

Research focus: Pathogenesis of neuroinflammatory tissue damage, in vivo microscopy of axonal pathology, development of neuroprotective treatment strategies

Key words: Multiple sclerosis, Neuroimmunology, Axonal Degeneration, In vivo microscopy

Current GSN students: Aleksandra Mezydlo

Graduated GSN students: Dr. Marta Wesolowski

Selected publications:

Romanelli E., Merkler D., Mezydlo M., Weil M.T., Weber M.S., Nikic I., Potz S., Meinl E., Matznick F.E.H., Kreutzfeldt M., Ghanem A., Conzelmann K.K., Metz I., Brück W., Routh M., Simons M., Bishop D., Misgeld T. & Kerschensteiner M. (2016) Myelinosome formation represents an early stage of oligodendrocyte damage in multiple sclerosis and its animal model. Nature Communications, 13275

Sorbara C.D., Wagner N.E., Ladwig A., Nikic I., Merkler D., Kleele T., Marinkovic P., Naumann R., Godinho L., Bareyre F.M., Bishop D., Misgeld T. & Kerschensteiner M. (2014) Pervasive axonal transport deficits in multiple sclerosis models. Neuron 84: 1183-1190

Breckwoldt M.O., Pfister F.M., Bradley P.M., Marinkovic P., Williams P.R., Brill M.S., Plomer B., Schmalz A., St Clair D.K., Naumann R., Griesbeck O., Schwarzländer M., Godinho L., Bareyre F.M., Dick T.P., Kerschensteiner M (*) & Misgeld T (*).(*co-senior author and corresponding author) (2014) Multiparametric optical analysis of mitochondrial redox signals during neuronal physiology and pathology in vivo. Nature Medicine 20: 555-560

Nikic I, Merkler D, Sorbara C, Brinkoetter M, Kreutzfeld M, Bareyre FM, Brück W, Bishop D, Misgeld T and Kerschensteiner M. (2011) A reversible form of axon damage in multiple sclerosis and its animal model. Nature Medicine 17: 495-9.

Bishop D., Nikic I., Brinkoetter M., Knecht S., Potz S., Kerschensteiner M.(*), Misgeld T.(*, co–senior author and corresponding author) (2011) Near-infrared branding efficiently correlates light and electron microscopy. Nature Methods 8: 568-570