Dr. Bastian Hengerer

Director, CNS Diseases Research II

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
Div. Research Germany
Birkendorfer Straße 65
88397 Biberach
URL: http://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/

tel: +49 (7351) 54-4742
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Short Bio

PhD in 1990 (Max Planck Institute, Munich); post-doc until 1993 (MPI Munich and Ciba-Geigy, Basle); 1993 to 2003 research scientist at Novartis Pharma, Basle; since 2003 group leader at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma; 2008 appointment as professor (Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester)

Selected Publications

  1. Schuster, S; Nadjar, A; Guo, J T; li, Q; Ittrich, C; Hengerer, B; Bezard, E.  The HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor Lovastatin reduces severity of L-dopa-induced abnormal involuntary movements in experimental Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neuroscience (2008), 28(17),  4311-4316.
  2. Schuster, S; Doudnikoff, E; Rylander, D; Ittrich, C; Bloch, B; Cenci, M A;  Surmeier, D J; Hengerer, B; Bezard, E. Antagonizing L-type Ca2+ Channel Reduces Development of Abnormal Involuntary Movement in the Rat Model of L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine-Induced Dyskinesia.  Biological Psychiatry  (2009),  65(6),  518-526.
  3. Vlad, C; Lindner, K; Karreman, C; Schildknecht, S; Leist, M; Tomczyk, N; Rontree, J; Langridge, J; Danzer, K; Ciossek, T; Petre, A; Gross, M L.; Hengerer, B; Przybylski, M.   Autoproteolytic Fragments Are Intermediates in the Oligomerization/Aggregation of the Parkinson's Disease Protein Alpha-Synuclein as Revealed by Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry.    ChemBioChem  (2011),  12(18),  2740-2744
  4. Huels, S; Hoegen, T; Vassallo, N; Danzer, K M; Hengerer, B; Giese, A; Herms, J.  AMPA-receptor-mediated excitatory synaptic transmission is enhanced by iron-induced .alpha.-synuclein oligomers.    Journal of Neurochemistry  (2011),  117(5), 868-878
  5. Danzer, K M.; Krebs, S K.; Wolff, M; Birk, G; Hengerer, B.  Seeding induced by .alpha.-synuclein oligomers provides evidence for spreading of .alpha.-synuclein pathology.    Journal of Neurochemistry  (2009),  111(1),  192-203.




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