Medizinische Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Infektiologie und Rheumatologie (einschl. Arbeitsbereich Ernährungsmedizin) CBF
Institute of Clinical Physiology / Div. of Nutritional Medicine
 


 


 

Foto: Wiebke Peitz, Charité

 

Michael Fromm
Senior Professor, Dr. med.

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phone  +49 30 450-514521
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    DPG   DGVS

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Research topics

   - Epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC)
   - Impedance spectroscopy

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 - 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, Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, 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 the Charité
 since 2012 Editorial Board: Tissue Barriers
 2013 - 2014 Member of the Joint Committee for Bioinformatics, Freie Universität Berlin and Charité Berlin
 2014 - 2017 Guest Scientist, Institute of Clincal Physiology
 2015 - 2017 Editorial Board: Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CMGH)
 2017 Appointment as a Charité Senior Professor, Institute of Clinical Physiology
 since 2019 Member of the Ethics Committee of the Charité
 since 2020 Editorial Board: International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS)
 since 2020 Associate Editor-in-Chief, Section Physiology: Biology (Basel)
   

 

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