Helmut Kettenmann#


Helmut Kettenmann
Email:kettenmann 'at' mac-berlin.de
Membership Number:2477
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:hkettenmann
Elected:2007
Homepage: http://www.neuroscience-berlin.de/people/faculty-researchers/faculty/helmut_kettenmann



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002- Head of the Admissions and Examination Commission in the International Graduate Programm Medical Neurosciences, Charité Berlin
  • 1993-2009- Coordinator of the Research Department Neurosciences at the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin-Buch
  • 1992-1995- Head of the project group "Neurobiology" funded by the German Ministry of Research and Technology
  • 1990-1997- Coordinator DFG Priority Program "Functions of glial cells"
  • 1987-1992- Heisenberg Fellow at the Department of Neurobiology, University of Heidelberg
  • 1982-1987- Assistant at the Department of Neurobiology, University of Heidelberg, with a grant from the BMFT
  • 1982- PhD in Biology at University of Heidelberg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Role of glial cells in physiology and pathology
  • Role of astrocytes in information processing
  • Response of microglial cells to brain injury
  • Cellular properties of gliomas

Honours and Awards
  • 1984 Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz-prize for biological research on membrane of the German Ministry for Education and Sciences
  • 1991 German University Software-prize
  • 2000 Member of the DANA Alliance
  • 2003 Member of the German Academy of Natural Scientists LEOPOLDINA
  • 2007 Member of Academia Europaea

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