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Michael Fromm
Senior Professor, Dr. med.

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e-mail  michael.fromm@charite.de
phone  +49 30 450-514521
+49 30 450-514522 (secretary
 Lisa Schultze)
FAX  +49 30 450-514962
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Memberships  .

    DPG   DGVS
Research topics

   - Epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC)
   - Impedance spectroscopy

Publications

Recent grants German Research Foundation (DFG)

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)

Large equipment DFG (INST 335/596-1 FUGG) Field emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM), in the user group 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 - 2014 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"

CV

1965 - 1972    Study of Medicine, Freie Universitaet Berlin and University of Wuerzburg
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, Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin
2006 - 2012 Coordinator of German Reserach 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 the Charité
since 2012 Editorial Board of Tissue barriers
2013 - 2014 Member of the "Joint Committee for Bioinformatics", Freie Universitaet Berlin and Charité Berlin
2014 - 2017 Guest Scientist, Institute of Clincal Physiology
2015 - 2017 Editorial Board of Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CMGH)
2017 Appointment as a Charité Senior Professor, Institute of Clinical Physiology
   

 

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