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Christian Schachtrup

Prof. Dr.
Principal Investigator

Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology – University of Freiburg
Department of Molecular Embryology

Albertstraße 17
79104 Freiburg


1994-1999 Biology Studies (Diploma Degree), University of Münster
2000-2003 Dissertation in the lab of Prof. F. Spener, Institute of Biochemistry Münster
2004 Visiting Scientist, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
2005-2008 Postdoctoral Scientist, University of California, San Diego, USA
2008-2010 Postdoctoral Scientist, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, San Francisco, USA
2010-2017 Group leader, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Freiburg
Since 2017 Heisenberg Professor (W3) of Anatomy focusing on experimental neuroregeneration, University of Freiburg

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Focus of research

  • Coagulation cascade and fibrinolytic system in CNS disease
  • Molecular mechanisms of astrocyte activation and scar formation
  • Neural stem cells in neuronal regeneration