Foto: Wiebke Peitz, Charité

Michael Fromm
Seniorprofessor, Dr. med.

Representative of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Charité: Hints & tips

 

e-mail  michael.fromm{α}charite.de
phone  +49 30 450-514521 (direct)
+49 30 450-514522 (secretary)
FAX  +49 30 450-514962
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Memberships  .

    DPG

Publications

Research topics

   - Epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC)
   - Impedance spectroscopy

Recent grants German Research Foundation (DFG)

 2020

Günzel
et al.

DFG major instrumentation (Großgerät, 700 T€) STED superresolution confocal microscope, consortium project: Fromm M
 2017 - 2022

Fromm, Schulzke

Project A3 "Claudin- and TAMP-mediated water transport", in:
DFG Research Training Group (GRK 2318) "Tight junctions and their proteins: molecular features and actions in health and disease (TJ-Train)"

 2017 - 2022

Krug, Fromm

Project C2 "Role of the tricellular tight junction in inflammatory bowel diseases", in:
DFG Research Training Group (GRK 2318) "Tight junctions and their proteins: molecular features and actions in health and disease (TJ-Train)"

 2017 Bachmann (Anatomy)

DFG major instrumentation (INST 335/596-1 FUGG) Field emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM), consortium project: Fromm M, Krug SM, Piontek J "Paracellular versus transcytotic macromolecule passage / Organization of claudins in nanodomains"

 2014 - 2017

Fromm DFG Research Grant (FR 652/12-1) "Tight junction protein-mediated water transport"
 2010 - 2013 Fromm, Schulzke Project B2 "Paracellular intestinal barrier - effects of probiotics and feed additives", in:
DFG Collaborative Research Center 852 (SFB 852/1), Coordinator J. Zentek: "Nutrition and intestinal microbiota - host interaction in the pig"
 2006 - 2009
 2010 - 2012
Fromm

Coordinator: DFG Research Unit 721 (FOR 721/1, -/2) "Molecular structure and function of the tight junction"

 2006 - 2009
 2010 - 2012
Fromm, Amasheh

Project TP1 "Characterization of tight junction proteins as barrier or channel formers", in:
DFG Research Unit 721 (FOR 721/1, -/2) "Molecular structure and function of the tight junction"

 2010 - 2012 Rittner, Brack, Fromm

Project TP8 "Tight junction-proteins as permeability regulators of the perineurium and the antinociception of perineurally applied drugs", in:
DFG Research Unit 721 (FOR 721/2) "Molecular structure and function of the tight junction"

 2006 - 2009
 2010 - 2012
Fromm, Schulzke, Krug

Project Z "Freeze fracture electron microscopy; general duties", in:
DFG Research Unit 721 (FOR 721/1, -/2) "Molecular structure and function of the tight junction"

 2009 - 2012 Aust, Amasheh,
Fromm

DFG Research Grant (AU 132/7-1 and AM 141/4-1) "Meaning of CD97 in experimental colitis and ulcerative colitis: functional characterization of the molecule in intestinal epithelial cells"

 2008 - 2010

Günzel,
Fromm

DFG Research Grant (GU 447/11-1) "Barrier and channel properties of claudins in the renal diluting segment and distal nephron"

CV

 1965 - 1972

Study of Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin and University of Würzburg

 1973

Physician State Diploma

 1975 - 1980

Postgraduate, Inst. of Clinical Physiology, FU Berlin

 1978

Doctor of Medicine, Thesis on intestinal transport

 1979 - 1980

Max Kade scholarship, Dept. Physiology & Cell Biology (Prof. S.G. Schultz) University of Texas, Houston TX, USA

 1980 - 1986

Research Fellow, Inst. Clin. Physiology

 1986

Habilitation for Physiology and Clinical Physiology

 1987 - 1994

Senior Fellow, Inst. Clin. Physiology

 1991

Extraordinary Professor

 1993 - 2003

Chair of the Benjamin Franklin Med. Sch. research committee
2003 - 2006 Vice-chair of the Charité research committee

 1993   

Medical specialist in Physiology (Facharzt)

 1998 - 2015

Secretary general, European Intestinal Transport Group (EITG)

 2001 - 2014  

Appointment as Full Professor of Clinical Physiology 
(Schwerpunkt-Professur für Klinische Physiologie)

 2002 - 2014

Director of the Institute of Clinical Physiology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 2006 - 2009,
 2010 - 2012

Coordinator of German Research Foundation Research Unit (DFG FOR 721) "Molecular structure and function of the tight junction"

 since 2008

Liaison officer of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for Charité ‒ Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 since 2012

Editorial Board: Tissue Barriers

 2013 - 2014

Member of the Joint Committee for Bioinformatics, Freie Universität Berlin and Charité ‒ Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 2014 - 2017

Guest Scientist, Clinical Physiology / Nutritional Medicine, Charité ‒ Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 2015 - 2017

Editorial Board: Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CMGH)

 since 2017

Seniorprofessor of Charité ‒ Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Clinical Physiology / Nutritional Medicine

 since 2019

Member of the Ethics Committee of Charité ‒ Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 since 2020

Editorial Board: International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS)

 since 2020

Associate Editor-in-Chief, Section Physiology: Biology (Basel)

   

 

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