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Dominik N. Müller studied pharmacy at the Free University of Berlin (1991-1992). He completed his Ph.D. thesis in 1996 and achieved faculty rank (Habilitation) for Experimental Medicine in 2004. After his postdoctoral work at Franz-Volhard Clinic and Max-Delbrück-Center Berlin (1996-2004), he was appointed a Delbrück Fellow at the MDC (2004-2010). Dominik N. Müller was recruited to a W3 (full) professorship for Experimental Medicine at the University of Erlangen. Jointly with Ralf Dechend, Dominik N. Müller leads this ECRC research group.


phone.: +49-(0)30-450-540-286

Fax: +49-(0)30-450-540-944

Ralf Dechend studied medicine at the Medical School of Hannover (Germany), Brown University Rhode Island (USA), and Charing Cross London (Great Britain). After his postdoctoral work at the Max-Delbrück-Center with a scholarship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (1996-1998)  he returned as assistant physician to the Charité Berlin. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology and was accepted to faculty rank (Habilitation) at the Charité. Ralf Dechend holds an appointment at the Charité (ECRC) and is attending cardiologist (Oberarzt) at the HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin. Jointly with Dominik N. Müller, Ralf Dechend leads this ECRC research group.


phone.: +49-(0)30-450-540-301

Fax: +49-(0)30-450-540-944


Dr. rer. nat. Florian Herse, PhD

University: Dipl.-Ing. Biotechnology (Technische Universität Berlin)

PhD: The significance of local and circulating renin-angiotensin systems in preeclampsia (Technische Universität Berlin)

Research interest: Preeclampsia, Renin-Angiotensin System, Cytochrome P450, Immunology


phone.: +49-(0)30-450540-434

Fax.: +49-(0)30-450540-944

Dr. med. Lajos Marko, PhD

University: Medizin (Universität Pécs, Ungarn)

MD: The biology of reactive oxygen species. Detection of tyrosine isoforms produced by oxygen free radicals in vitro and ex vivo.

PhD: Measurement of albuminuria with size-exclusion chromatography. Characterization and new perspectives.

Research interests: Renal ischaemia/reperfusion injury, NF-kappaB signaling.


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-558

Dr. rer. nat. Nadine Haase, PhD

University: M.Sc. Biotechnologie (Hochschule Lausitz)

PhD: Regulated heterodimerization of nitric oxide sensitive guanylyl cyclase (NOsGC) in rat brain and the direct fusion of the subunits for in vitro analysis (Technische Universität Braunschweig)

Research interests: Preeclampsia, Renin-Angiotensin System


Tel.: +49-(0)30- 450 540-558

Dr. Katrina Binger, PhD

University: BSc Hons, BBMedSc (The University of Melbourne)

PhD: The reversibility of amyloid fibril formation

Research interests: (Pro)Reninrezeptor


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450-540-286

Dr. sc. hum. Fatimunnisa Qadri, PhD

University: Dipl. Biologin (Universität des Saarlandes)

PhD: Angiotensin-induced release of catecholaminergic neurotransmitter from hypothalamus: a microdialysis study in conscious freely moving rats

Research interests: Vasoactive peptides, ZNS

Tel.: +49-(0)30-450-540-305


Dr. rer. nat. Maren Wellner, PhD

University: Dipl. Biologin (FU Berlin)

PhD: The Relevance of Single Amino Acids and Regulatory Factors for the Function of the Human Glucose Transporter GLUT1

Research interests: Molecularbiology, Genexpressionanalysis


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-427


Dr. Bastian Spallek

University: Veterinary medicine (Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover; Freie Universität Berlin)

PhD thesis titel: Antiarrhythmic properties of a cardiomyocyte specific overexpression of CYP2J2 in mouse models of cardiac hypertrophy.

Research interests: Cytochrome P 450, electrophysiology


Tel.: +49-(0)30- 450 540-434

Fax.: +49-(0)30-450540-944

Dr. Ulrike Maschke

University: Diplom Biologin (Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin)

PhD thesis titel: Characterization of the (pro)renin-receptor in vivo and in vitro.

Research interests: (pro)renin-receptor


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-433


Anne Konkel

University: Dipl. Humanbiologin (Universität Greifswald)

Research interests: Cytochrome P450


Tel.: +49-(0)30–9406-2845

Lukasz Przybyl

University: Master of Science of Biotechnology (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland)

Research interests: Preeclampsia, Immunology


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-433

Julianna Rugor

University: Master of Science of Biotechnology (University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland)

Research interests: Preeclampsia, Epigenetic


Tel.: +49-(0)30-9406-2315

Technische Assistenten

Gabriele N`diaye

Ausbildung: Agraringenieur für Versuchswesen, Biologielaborantin/Labordiagnostik


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-634

Juliane Anders

Ausbildung: Biologie-Laborantin


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-633

Jutta Meisel

Ausbildung: Dipl. Ing. Tierproduktion


Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-438

Ute Gerhard

Ausbildung: Medizinisch Technische Fachassistentin

Tel.: +49-(0)30-450540-638

Jana Czychi

Ausbildung: Medizinisch Technische Laborassistentin


Tel: +49-(0)30-450540-638

Heike Schenck

Ausbildung: Krankenschwester


Tel. +49-(3)03-450540-565

Ilona Kamer

Ausbildung: Medizinisch Technische Laborassistentin


Tel: +49-(0)30-450540-438

May-Britt Köhler

Ausbildung:  Medizinisch- Technische  Fachassistentin


Tel.  +49-(0) 30 – 450540-305

Petra Quass

Ausbildung: Medizinisch Technische Assistentin


Tel: +49-(0)30-450540-634