Prof. Dr. Stefan Remy

Department of Epileptology and DZNE

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Education and degrees

2003 Doctoral degree (Medical doctor), University of Bonn

Academic Career

2005-2007 Feodor-Lynen-Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (Advisor: Nelson Spruston, PhD)
2008-2009 Postdoc and BONFOR-junior group leader, Department of Epileptology, University of Bonn
2009 Head of NRW Research group “Dendritic Integration in the CNS”, Department of Epileptology, University of Bonn
Since 2010 Parallel appointment as DZNE group leader, Research group “Neuronal Networks”, Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen, Bonn
2013 Professor (tenured) – Head of Neuronal Networks Group, DZNE Bonn

Awards and Honors

2009 Recipient of NRW Junior Research Group funding, Ministry of Education, Research, Innovation and Technology, Northrhine-Westfalia
2016 ERC Consolidator Grant

Memberships and professional functions:

* Society of Neuroscience, German Neuroscience Society, Review editor Frontiers in Neural Circuits

Most important publications

  1. Justus D, Dalügge D, Bothe S, Fuhrmann F, Hannes C, Kaneko H, Friedrichs D, Sosulina L, Schwarz I, Elliott DA, Schoch S, Bradke F, Schwarz MK, Remy, S. (2016) Glutamatergic synaptic integration of locomotion speed via septo-entorhinal projections. Nat. Neurosci., Fuhrmann F, Justus D, Sosulina L, Kaneko H, Beutel T, Friedrichs D, Schoch S, Schwarz MK, Fuhrmann M, Remy S (2015) Locomotion, theta oscillations, and the speed-correlated firing of hippo-campal neurons are controlled by a medial septal glutamatergic circuit. Neuron 86(5):1253-64
  2. Siskova Z, Justus D, Kaneko H, Friedrichs D, Henneberg N, Beutel T, Pitsch J, Schoch S, Becker A, von der Kammer H, Remy S (2014) Dendritic structural degeneration is functionally linked to cellular hyperexcitability in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Neuron 84:1023-1033
  3. Müller C, Beck H, Coulter D, Remy S. (2012) Inhibitory control of linear and supralinear dendritic excitation in CA1 pyramidal neurons. Neuron, 75(5): 851-64
  4. Remy S, Csicsvari J, Beck H (2009) Activity-dependent control of neuronal output by local and global dendritic spike attenuation. Neuron. 2009 Mar 26;61(6):906-16.
  5. Remy S., Spruston N. (2007) Dendritic spikes induce single-burst long-term potentiation. PNAS, 104(43): 17192-17197.

Mailing Address

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE),
Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 2,
D-53105, Bonn/Germany