Sebastian Mueller, MD, PhD

 

Professor of Medicine,

CAR and  

Salem Medical Center

University of Heidelberg

 

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 Lab members  (more about the clinical study team can be found here)

 

Felix Englert, MD-PhD fellow, since 2020, liver detoxification of microplastics

Shijin Wang, MD-PhD fellow, since 2019, BMP-mediated iron signaling

Chen Cheng, PhD fellow, since 2019 , modulation of autophagy by alcohol and peroxide

Linna Yu, MD-PhD fellow, since 2019, iron modulation of hepcidin signaling 

Shami Alquzi, since 2018, MD fellow, pharmacological modulation of liver stiffness

Johannes Müller, PhD fellow, IT, Statistics, physicist since 2014 and PhD fellow since 2020, iron sensing by susceptometry, genetis

Shuai Lan, MD fellow, since 2008 , critical flicker fusion frequency in ALD

Sandra Schramm, study coordinator since 2017

 

 

 

 

Heidelberg March 2019 

Second row from left: Linna Yu, Ines Silva, Vanessa Rausch, Johannes Mueller, Faiza Faraz

First row from left: Shiin Wang, Sebastian Mueller, Omar Elshaarawy, Tessa Peccerella, Cheng Chen

 

Salem Medical Center 2018 (from left): Sebastian Mueller, VAnessa Rausch, Sandra Krienke, Julia Mutzek, Johannes Mueller, Gustavo Fornazori, Omar Elsharaawy

 

 

EASL 2016 Barcelona (from left): Sebastian Mueller, Johannes Mueller, Vanessa Rausch, Ines Silva, Felix Piecha  (2014 from left): Laurent Sandrin, Felix Piecha, Hanna Raisi, Vanessa Rausch

                                       

 

 

   Cooperation on µFibroscan 2014 with Dr. Laurent Sandrin (Echosens, Paris) in 2014 (from left): Hanna Raisi; Laurent Sandrin, Vanessa Rausch, Tessa Peccerella, Sebastian Mueller, Johannes Mueller, Felix Piecha 

S. Ottinger, T. Peccerella (2012)

S. Mueller, V. Rausch, 2014, EASL

 

               

 

 

Former lab members (since 2007)

 

 

Tessa Peccerella, PhD, technician and lab coordinator (2010-2020) 

Ines Silva, PhD (2014-2019)

Vanessa Rausch,  PhD, biologist, postdoctoral fellow,  group leader since 2013, DFG Grant RA 2677/1-1 'Mechanisms of cancerogenic iron accumulation in alcoholic liver disease (ALD)'

Julia Mutzek, study coordinator (2014-2018)

Jutta Mohr, technician (2015-2018)

Tomomi Otani, Clinical Research Associate (2017-2018)

Sabine Ottinger, PhD biologist (2011-2012)

Gunda Millonig, MD, Ass. Prof. (2007-2012) 

Stephan Fichtner, study coordinator (2012-2013)

Antje Hagedorn-Dambuk, study nurse (2014-2017)

Ulrike Nattenüller, study nurse (2014-2016)

  

Former visiting scientists

 

Dr. Hua Qin, (2009-2010), Tongji Hospital affiliated to Tongji Medical College, Wuhan, China  

Dr. Esteban Durango, MD (2009-2011), Ecuador

Dr. Toni Sureda, (2003) Universidad de las Islases Balleares, Spain

Dr. Claudia Gerber, (2002) University of Tübingen, Germany

Prof. Gabi Waite, (2008-2009), Indiana State University, USA

 

  Graduate students 

 

(finished thesis)

1. Sabine Mütze, MD, Myeloperoxidase and IRP1, 2005, summa cum laude

2. Reiner Fritz, MD, Peroxisomaler H2O2-Stoffwechsel, 2009, magna cum laude

3. Susanne Hagist, MD, Genome-wide micro array of iron-relevant genes, 2009, magna cum laude

4. Julia Mangin, MD, Labile iron pool, 2011, magna cum laude

5. Steffi Adolf, MD, Liver stiffness and pregnancy, 2012, magna cum laude

6. Anna Kohlhaas, Liver stiffness and ascites, 2013, magna cum laude

7. Christian Dietrich, Liver stiffness and heart failure, 2014, cum laude

8. Ingo Ganzleben, graduate student (supervisor: Dr. Millonig), magna cum laude

9. Felix Piecha, graduate student (2013-2017) Pharmacological modulation of liver stiffness in small animal models, magna cum laude 

10. Ines Silva, biologist, PhD student, Dr. sc. hum, 2020, magna cum laude

11. Omar Elshaarawy, MD in 2020, magna cum laude (since 2018) 

12. Hanna Raisi, MD clinical fellow, 2020 cum laude (since 2015)

ongoing:

Stephan Hegedüsch, Iron regulation and oxidative stress

Jutta Bol, Cloning and expression of glucose oxidase

 

 

Present cooperations 2016

Iron studies:

 

Prof. K. Pantopoulos, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Prof. L. Devireddy, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA

Prof. M. Muckenthaler, Molcular Partnership Unit, Universität Heidelberg und EMBL

Prof. P. Strnad, Universität Ulm, Ulm

Dr. B. Avrin, Insight Magnetics, San Diego, USA

 

b) Oxidative Stress und redox regulation

 

Prof. T. Dick, DKFZ, Heidelberg

Prof. E. Albano, University of Novara, Italien

           

           

c) Alcoholic liver cirrhosis, matrix biology

 

Prof. C. Wang, Nutrition Center, Boston, USA

Prof. H. Bantel, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany    

Prof. V. Vasilis, University of Colorado Denver, USA

Prof. T. Morgan, SCIRE and VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Los Angeles, USA

Prof. D. Seth, Centenary Institute & Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Prof. P.S: Haber, P.S. Centenary Institute & Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Prof. F. Stickel, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Prof. C. Day, Freeman Hospital & Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Prof. M. Beaugrand, University of Paris, France

Prof. Andreas Nüssler, University of Tübingen, Germany

Prof. C. Lackner, University of Graz

 

c) Liver stiffness, non-invasive diagnosis

 

Prof. Trabut, Hôpitaux de Paris, France

Dr. L. Sandrin, Echosens, Paris, France

Prof. M. Beaugrand, University of Paris, France

Prof. M. Lupsor, CLuj, Romania

Dr. Yagmur, Stein Laboratory, Aachen, Germany