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Curriculum Vitae

Advanced Professional Positions

  • 2008 – present,  Full Professor (W3) and Chair, University of Munich (LMU), Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • 1999 – 2008 Full Professor (C4) and Chair of Pharmacology, University of Marburg

Professional Activities, Memberships

  • 2011 – present, DFG Liaison Officer of LMU Munich
  • 2006 – 2011 Scientific Member of the Grants Committee of Collaborative Research Centres, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • 2005 – 2008 President of the German Society of Endocrinology


  • Weissmann N, Sydykov A, Kalwa H, Storch U, Fuchs B, Mederos y Schnitzler M, Brandes RP, Grimminger F, Meissner M, Freichel M, Offermanns S, Veit F, Pak O, Krause KH, Schermuly RT, Brewer AC, Schmidt HH, Seeger W, Shah AM, Gudermann T, Ghofrani HA, Dietrich A. Activation of TRPC6 channels is essential for lung ischemia-reperfusion-induced lung edema in mice. Nat Commun 3:649, doi: 10.1038/ncomms1660, 2012.
  • Mederos y Schnitzler M, Storch U, Meibers S, Nurwakagari P, Breit A, Essin K, Gollasch M, Gudermann T. Gq-coupled receptors as mechanosensors mediating myogenic vasoconstriction. EMBO J 27:3092-3103, 2008.
  • Weissmann N, Dietrich A, Fuchs B, Kalwa H, Ay M, Dumitrascu R, Olschewski A, Mederos y Schnitzler M, Ghofrani HA, Schermuly RT, Pinkenburg O, Seeger W, Grimminger F, Gudermann T. Classical transient receptor potential channel 6 (TRPC6) is essential for hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction and alveolar gas exchange. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 103:19093-19098, 2006.
  • Chubanov V, Waldegger S, Mederos y Schnitzler M, Vitzthum H, Sassen MC, Seyberth HW, Konrad M, Gudermann T. Disruption of TRPM6/TRPM7 complex formation by a mutation in the TRPM6 gene causes hypomagnesemia with secondary hypocalcemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101:2894-2899, 2004.
  • Hofmann T, Obukhov AG, Schaefer M, Harteneck C, Gudermann T, Schultz G. Direct activation of human TRP6 and TRP3 channels by diacylglycerol. Nature 397:259-263, 1999.