Sebastian Mueller, MD, PhD


Professor of Medicine,

CAR, University of Heidelberg 


VISCERA AG Bauchmedizin Bern 


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Prof. Sebastian Mueller, M.D., Ph.D.


Research affiliations                              GOOGLE SCHOLAR

        Otto Meyerhof Zentrum, INF350, 69120 Heidelberg

        Phone Mo-Fr 8:00-12:00: +49 178 6857419 Email CAR:


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Clinical Affiliations

                Waaghaus-Passage 8

                3011 Bern

                phone +41 31 300 0 900





  • Upcoming book on "Alcohol and alcohol-related diseases" edited by Sebastian Mueller and Markus Heilig to be published by Springer Nature in October 2023 with contributions from more than 100 authors from 17 countries 


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Our long term goals are 

  • to better understand underlying molecular mechanisms of liver diseases

  • to improve diagnosis and therapy of liver diseases 


Actual translational research topics focus on 

Actual basic research topics are related to

  • molecular mechanisms of oxidative stress 

  • redox-regulation

  • detection of reactive oxygen species

  • novel models for oxidative stress and hypoxia

  • inflammation and iron homeastasis 

  • mechanisms of alcohol-mediated cancerogenesis

  • biomechanics and extracellular matrix (fibrosis and cirrhosis)

Our work is presently funded by the DFG and NIH 


Former financial supporters include DFG, NIH ,Dietmar-Hopp Foundation and the Manfred-Lautenschläger Foundation.




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