Sebastian Mueller, MD, PhD


Professor of Medicine,

Department of Medicine, 

Salem Medical Center

University of Heidelberg



Research at a glance
Center for Alcohol Research
Former Affiliations








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

Vice Head. Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology, Hepatology), Salem Medical Center and

Co-Director, Center for Alcohol Research, University of Heidelberg

Zeppelinstraße 11 – 33

69121 Heidelberg, Germany

contact: sebastian.mueller(at)






Welcome to our Research Homepage!  


Our research group is located both at the Department of Medicine at  Salem Medical Center and the Center for Alcohol Research at the University of Heidelberg. The basic research facilities are located at the Theoretikum and the Otto Meyerhof Zentrum of the University of Heidelberg. 





Im Neuenheimer Feld 365 1. OG

69120 Heidelberg


Otto Meyerhof Zentrum 

Im Neuenheimer Feld 350

69120 Heidelberg


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, NIH, the Dietmar-Hopp Foundation and the Manfred-Lautenschläger Foundation.






Hit Counter by Digits