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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Olaf Strauß


Experimentelle Ophthalmologie
Klinik für Augenheilkunde
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Campus Virchow Klinikum
Augustenburger Platz 1
13353 Berlin

Tel. +49/30/450654359
Fax +49/30/450554907
E-mail olaf.strauss@charite.de

Education

1999 Habilitation in Physiology at Freie Universität Berlin

1988-1990 Graduate Course, Institute of Clinical Physiology, Universitätsklinikum Benjamin Franklin (UKBF) Freie Universität Berlin; Degree: Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D., Zoology)

1983-1988 Biology, Freie Universität Berlin Degree: Diploma

Professional Experience

Since 2012 W2 Professor for Experimental Ophthalmology, Charite University Medicine Berlin.

2007 -2012 W2 Professor for Experimental Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Regensburg

2002-2007 C3 Professor Experimental Ophthalmology, UKE University of Hamburg

1999-2002 Research Associate (C1) Inst. of Clinical Physiology, FU Berlin

1994-1999 Postdoc and teaching assistant, Inst. of Clinical Physiology, UKBF, FU Berlin

1993-1994 Postdoc, "CNS-Pharmacology" Group of Dr. M. Wienrich, Boehringer Ingelheim (DFG Focus Retinal Degenerations)

1991-1993 Postdoc, "Neuropharmacology" Group Dr. M. Wienrich, Battelle- Institute, Frankfurt/Main (DFG Retinal Degenerations)

1991 Postdoc, "Neurobiology" Group of Prof. Kettenmann, University of Heidelberg (DFG Focus Retinal Degenerations)

1988-1990 Graduate student, Inst. of Clinical Physiology, UKBF, Freie Universität Berlin

1987-1988 Research fellow and teaching assistant, Inst. of Zoo-Physiology, Faculty of Biology, Freie Universität Berlin

Honors and Awards

2005 „Teacher of the year“, Medical Faculty University of Hamburg

1996 Research Award Medical Faculty, Freie Universität Berlin

1995 Heinz-Maier-Leibniz Award of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

1994 Research Award of the German and Swiss Retinitis Pigmentosa Societies

Professional Activities

Since 1991 Member of American Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Since 1998 Member of the German Physiological Society

Since 2000 Congress Organizer:

  • Scientific Program International Congress of Eye Research 2000 in Santa Fe
  • Since 2005 Pro Retina Forschungskolloquiums „Potsdam Meeting“
  • Local Organizer International Congress of Eye Research (ICER) 2012 in Berlin
  • Local Organizer “RD2012 International Symposium on Retinal Degenerations” in Bad Gögging
  • Meeting Liaison Biennial Meeting International Society of Eye Res Tokyo 2016

Since 2000 Member of Scientific Advisory Board of the ProRetina Society

Since 2009 Member of the German Ophthalmological Society

Since 2010 Academic Editor PlosOne

2015 Spokesman BMBF Project iPS-generated RPE cells.

Since 2015 Member of executive Committee (Meeting Liaison) International Society of Eye Research

Reviewer Activities

Ad hoc reviews:
J. Physiol., FASEB J., Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci, Brit. J. Pharmacol., Vision Res., Exp. Eye Res., Hormone and Metabolic Res., Am. J. Physiol., Curr. Eye Res, Gräfe’s Archive Ophthalmol., Mol Vis., Glia, PlosOne, EMBO J., Nature Struct. Biol, Sci Rep, Nature Commun, Frontiers Physiology, Pflüger’s Arch., Prog. Retin. Eye Res., Physiol Rev., PNAS.

For funding:
DFG: Single Applications, Investment applications, SFB 430 (Tübingen), Klinische Forschergruppe 134 (Tübingen), SFB 539 (Erlangen), Forschergruppe FOR 701(Oldenburg), FOR748 (Leipzig), SFB Initiative „Hear and See“ Tübingen
Deutsche Retinitis pigmentosa Vereinigung (Pro Retina).
DAAD: Travel grants for Africa and South America since 2003; Onsite evaulation of programs in Jordan and Egypt
International: Wellcome Trust, BONFOR Programm, Island Research Fund, Genothon, DAAD, Royal Society, Legacy Heritage Fund, Medical research Council, Retina France.

Publications

10 selected publications:

1. Strauß, O., Mergler, S. and Wiederholt, M. (1997) Regulation of L-type calcium channels by protein tyrosine kinase and protein kinase C in cultured rat and human retinal pigment epithelial cells. FASEB J. 11: 859-867.

2. Mergler, S., Steinhausen, K., Wiederholt, M. and Strauß, O. (1998) Altered regulation of L-type channels by protein kinase C and protein tyrosine kinases as a pathophysiologic effect in retinal degeneration. FASEB J. 12: 1125 - 1134.

3. Rosenthal, R., Thieme, H. and Strauß, O. (2001) Fibroblast growth receptor 2 (FGFR2) in brain neurons and retinal pigment epithelial cells act via stimulation of neuroendocrine L-type channels (Cav1.3). FASEB J. 15: 970-977.

4. Rosenthal R, Bakall B, Kinnick T, Peachey N, Wimmers S, Wadelius C, Marmorstein A, Strauß O.(2006)  Expression of bestrophin-1, the product of the VMD2 gene, modulates voltage-dependent Ca2+ channels in retinal pigment epithelial cells. FASEB J. Jan;20(1):178-80.

5. Milenkovic VM, Röhrl E, Weber BH, Strauss O. (2011) Disease-associated missense mutations in bestrophin-1 affect cellular trafficking and anion conductance. J Cell Sci. Sep 1;124(Pt 17):2988-96.

6. Kraus S,  Lehner B, Reichhart N, Couillard-Despres S,Wagner K,Bogdahn U, Ludwig Aigner L, Strauß O (2013) Transforming growth factor-1 primes proliferating adult neural progenitor Cells to electrophysiological functionality. Glia, 61(11):1767-83.

7. van den Burg EH, Stindl J, Grund T, Neumann ID, Strauss O. (2015) Oxytocin Stimulates Extracellular Ca2+ Influx Through TRPV2 Channels in Hypothalamic Neurons to Exert Its Anxiolytic Effects. Neuropsychopharmacology. Dec;40(13):2938-47

8. Reichhart N, Haase N, Crespo-Garcia S, Skosyrski S, Herrspiegel C, Kociok N, Fuchshofer R, Dillinger A, Poglitsch M, Müller DN, Joussen AM, Luft FC, Dechend R, Strauß O. (2016) Hypertensive retinopathy in a transgenic angiotensin-based model. Clin Sci (Lond). Jul 1;130(13):1075-88.

9. Busch C, Annamalai B, Abdusalamova K, Reichhart N, Huber C, Lin Y, Jo EAH, Zipfel PF, Skerka C, Wildner G, Diedrichs-Möhring M, Rohrer B, Strauß O. (2017) Anaphylatoxins Activate Ca2+, Akt/PI3-Kinase, and FOXO1/FoxP3 in the Retinal Pigment Epithelium. Front Immunol. Jun 15;8:703

10. Strauß, O. (2005). The retinal pigment epithelium in visual function. Physiol  Rev 85:845-81

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