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Prof. Dr. Ulf Strauß

Group leader

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

Campus / internal address:
Philippstraße 12

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Awards and stipends

2003: GSK stipend of LIGA against Epilepsy
2001: Route28 Summits in Neurobiology Award of Excellence

Teaching experience

Seminars and lectures in clinical neurology
Seminars in biophysics and neuroscience
Hands-on courses in cellular electrophysiology
Dissection course in gross anatomy


German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
Neurological Society
German Society for Neuroscience

Additional information

Third-party funding

2011 - 2014: PROFit Investitionsbank Berlin
2009 - 2012: DFG STR865/3-1 2010: DAAD - Go8 (travelling grant)
2009 - 2011: project funding, Investitionsbank Berlin
2007, 2008, 2009: Sonnenfeld Siftung, Berlin
2007: PROFit Investitionsbank Berlin
2006 - 2008: DFG STR865/2-1
2004, 2005, 2006: FORUN, University of Rostock scholarship
2000, 2002, 2003: Society for Neurology: research support

Clinical Appointments and Training

2005: Consultant in Neurology
2004 (expanded 2012): Technical qualification: Emergency medicine
2000: Myography certificate DGKN
1997 - 2006: Clinic for Neurology, University Rostock (Resident)

Vita Prof. Dr. Ulf Strauß

1989 to 1997 Degree in Medicine, University of Rostock, Germany
1993 Enniskillen/Northern Ireland (anesthesiology/surgery)
1996 Louisiana State University, New Orleans, USA (surgery)
1994 to 1996 PhD studies Dept. Neurology/Dept Physiology, University Rostock, Germany
1998 PhD: K currents of specifically stimulated lymphocytes exemplified by encephalitogenic T-Cells
1998 to 1999 Institute for Cell and Neurobiology/Center for Anatomy, Charité Berlin
Since 2006 Head of Group Strauß of Institute for Cell and Neurobiology, Charité Berlin
2011 Habilitation: Hyperpolarization-activated Non-slective Cation Current as Determinant of Neuronal Excitability

Functions / offices

Ad-hoc referee
Anesthesiology, Annals of Anatomy, British Journal of Pharmacology, Current Opinion in Pharmacology, Epilepsy research, Epilepsia, Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal of Neuroscience Research, PLOSone, Neuroscience Letters