Dr. med.

Nina Himmerkus

n.himmerkus@physiologie.uni-kiel.de

+49 431 880 2038

 

Education and positions

2016-              Senior scientist and lecturer at the department of Physiology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
                         (permanent position).

2004-2016     Post-doc at the department of Physiology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel.

1998-2001     MD Thesis: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Saarland University, Medical Faculty Homburg.
                         Supervisor Prof. Veit Flockerzi. Graduiertenkolleg „Zelluläre Regulation und Wachstum“;
                         Saarland University, Medical Faculty Homburg

2002               German Staatsexamen and Approbation, (Final exam and physician license, Medicine);

1993 - 2002   Studies of Medicine at the Saarland University, Medical Faculty Homburg

Honors and awards

2017                Bernd-Sterzel-Price for basic science in nephrology, German Nephrology Society 2018 Bnephrology,
                         German Nephrology Society 2018

 

Research interests and methodological expertise

  • Electrolyte and water balance
  • trans- and paracellular epithelial transport
  • kidney function and segment specific electrolyte transport
  • acid-Base transport in marine organisms

 

  • Isolated perfused tubules (electrophysiology, fluorescence imaging)
  • Segment specific expression profiling
  • Metabolic phenotyping of mouse models
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Publications

 

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2910-6728

 

 

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