Dr. Martin Fuhrmann

Research Group Leader

Education/Degrees

2007                            Dr. rer. nat, Technical University Munich, Germany

2002                            Diplom Biologe (t.o.), University of Stuttgart, Germany

 

Academic Career

2002 – 2006                PhD thesis at the Center for Neuropathology and Prion Research, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

 

2007 – 2010                Postdoc at the Center for Neuropathology and Prion Research, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

 

2010 – 2017                Junior Research Group Leader at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, Germany

 

2017 – present            Research Group Leader at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, Germany

 

Awards and honors

2016                            DZNE Prize 2016

 

Memberships and professional functions

  • Member of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Member of the Alzheimer’s Association

 

5 most important publications

  1. Schmid LC, Mittag M, Poll S, Steffen J, Wagner J, Geis HR, Schwarz I, Schmidt B, Schwarz MK, Remy S, Fuhrmann M. Dysfunction of Somatostatin-Positive Interneurons Associated with Memory Deficits in an Alzheimer’s Disease Model. Neuron. 2016 Oct 5;92(1):114-125. 1
  2. Wagner J, Krauss S, Shi S, Ryazanov S, Steffen J, Miklitz C, Leonov A, Kleinknecht A, Göricke B, Weishaupt JH, Weckbecker D, Reiner AM, Zinth W, Levin J, Ehninger D, Remy S, Kretzschmar HA, Griesinger C, Giese A, Fuhrmann M. Reducing tau aggregates with anle138b delays disease progression in a mouse model of tauopathies. Acta Neuropathologica 2015 Nov; 130(5):619-31. IF 10.7
  3. Gu L, Kleiber S, Schmid L, Nebeling F, Chamoun M, Steffen J, Wagner J, Fuhrmann M. Long-Term in Vivo Imaging of Dendritic Spines in the Hippocampus Reveals Structural Plasticity. J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 15;34(42):13948-53. IF 6.8
  4. Bittner T*, Fuhrmann M*, Burgold S, Ochs SM, Hoffmann N, Mitteregger G, Kretzschmar H, LaFerla FM, Herms J. Multiple events lead to dendritic spine loss in triple transgenic Alzheimer’s disease mice. PLoS One. 2010 Nov 16;5(11):e15477. *(equally contributing) IF 4.4
  5. Fuhrmann M, Bittner T, Jung CK, Burgold S, Page RM, Mitteregger G, Haass C, LaFerla FM, Kretzschmar H, Herms J. Microglial Cx3cr1 knockout prevents neuron loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Nat Neurosci. 2010 Apr;13(4):411-3. IF 14.2

Mailing Address

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE),
Sigmund-Freud-Straße 27,
D-53175, Bonn/Germany

Contact

Phone: +49-228-43302480

Email: martin.fuhrmann@dzne.de