Research associate: Gastroenterology

Dr. med.
Sebastian Zeissig

   Research topics
  • Expression and function of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) in Crohn's disease 
  • Proinflammatory cytokines and ENaC

1998 - 2004    Study of medicine, Freie Universitaet Berlin
2001 Work on doctoral thesis at the Dept. of Gastroenterology and the Inst. of Clinical Physiology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité, Berlin
2004 Physician diploma
11.2004 - 02.2005  Doctoral fellow of the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg (GRK 276) "Cellular signal recognition and transformation", Dept. Gastroenterology CBF + Inst. Clinical Physiology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité, Berlin
04.2005 Doctoral thesis (Dr. med.) "Crohn's disease: mechanism of the epithelial barrier dysfunction and the therapeutic effect of TNFalpha antibodies", supervision J.D: Schulzke (summa cum laude)
03.2005 - 07.2006 PostDoc fellow, DFG KFG 104, Dept. Gastroenterology CBF and Inst. Clinical Physiology, CBF, Charité
08.2006 - Gastroenterology Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA, USA