Research Department Nutrition and Food Sciences

Gregor-Mendel-Str. 2
85350 Freising

Tel.: 08161/ 71 - 2026
Fax: 08161/ 71 - 2824

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Prof. Dr. Michael Schemann

 
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Prof. Dr. Michael Schemann

 

Hochfeldweg 2
85350 Freising
Tel.: 08161/ 71 - 5483
Fax: 08161/ 71 - 5785

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Education
1976 -1981
Agrarbiologie, Universität Hohenheim, Germany
1981
Diploma in Agrarbiologie
1985
Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat) ’summa cum laude’ (Universität Hohenheim)
1990
Habilitation and venia legendi for Animal Physiology (Universität Hohenheim)
Career
1985-1988
Post-doc, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
1988-1992
Research Associate (Universität Hohenheim, Germany
1992-1994
Heissenberg Stipend, MPI für physiologische und klinische Forschung, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
1989-1992
Research Associate, School of Medicine (S.A: Adibi),
1994-2002
Full Professor (C3), Professur für vegetative Physiologie, Tierärztliche Hochschule, Hannover, Germany
2002- to date
Technische Universität München (TUM), Full Professor (C4), Lehrstuhl für Humanbiologie

Reseach Interests:

  • Neurobiology of the enteric nervous system in animal models and human tissue
  • Plasticity of the enteric nervous system in the diseased gut
  • Evaluation of new drug targets to treat functional gut diseases
  • Regulation of secretory and motor functions in the gut

Teaching:

  • Human Physiology for students in Nutritional Sciences and Biology
  • Human Biology (Nebenfach Humanbiologie im Studiengang Biologie)
  • Advanced course in Neurophysiology and Neuropharmacology for Nutritional Science and Biology students
  • Neurophysiology courses for students of the PhD/MD programme at the TUM

Selected Memberships:

  • Member of the Deutsche Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft
  • Member of the Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft
  • Member of the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the Joint Societies of Neurogastroenterology and Motility and of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility

Selected Honors, Awards:

  • Post-doc fellowship of the Deustche Forschungsgemeinschaft (1985-1988)
  • Declined Assistant Professor offer, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA (1989)
  • Heissenberg Stipend of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (1992-1994)
  • Editor for Neurogastroenterology and Motility (2003-2007)
  • Jannssen Research Award (2001)
  • Member of the Academia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna (2006