Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Mittmann

Curriculum vitae Prof. Dr. Thomas Mittmann

Date of Birth: 26 Juli 1964
Nationality: German


  • 1990 Biology (Diploma), Philipps-University Marburg, Germany, Dept. Animal Physiology, Prof. Dr. G. Heldmaier lab
  • 1991-1995 PhD-thesis at the Institute of Physiology & Pathophysiology, Med. School, Univ. of Cologne, Prof. Dr. Uwe Heinemann lab

Professional Experience:

  • 1995-1997 Visiting Research Scientist, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Med. School, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 1997-2000 Wiss. Mitarbeiter, Institute of Physiology, Dept. Neurophysiol. Med. School, Prof. Dr. U. Eysel lab, University of Bochum, Germany
  • 2000-2008 Wiss. Assistent (C1), Institute Physiol., Dept. Neurophysiol. Med. School, University of Bochum
  • 2004 Habilitation in Physiology, Med. School, University of Bochum
  • 2008-2009 W2-Vertretungsprofessur 'Neurophysiology', Institute Physiology & Pathophysiology, University Medcal Center, University of Mainz
  • from 2010 W2-Professor 'Cellular Neurophysiology', Institute of Physiology & Pathophysiology, University Medical Center, University Mainz


  • 1995 Feodor Lynen Fellowship (A.v.Humboldt Foundation) for a research visit (two years) at Dept. Physiol. & Biophysics, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 2008 'Best MD-thesis in 2008' by my student Arash Haghikia, Univ. Bochum
  • 2009 Poster Prize (1.000 Euro) by my student Mrs. Barbara Imbrosci at the national meeting 'Neurovisionen 5' held at the Ruhr-Univ. Bochum

Current Professional Activities:

  • Evaluation of research applications for the DFG
  • Evaluation of research applications for the Nat. Sci. Found. (NSF, USA)
  • Evaluation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals (J. Neuroscience, J. Physiol. Lond. etc.)


 Ilona Petry-Freire
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