CV Grahammer, Florian MD

1) General Information

Name:                                                  GRAHAMMER, Florian,

Date of Birth:                                       12.07.1977

Gender:                                                male

Address:                                               Center for Clinical Research, Breisacher-Str. 66, 79106 Freiburg

Telephone/Fax:                                  +49 (0) 761 270-63460, -63930


Position:                                               attending physician and junior research group leader,

Children:                                              5


2) Academic Education

1996 - 2003:                                        Medical School at the Universities of Freiburg, Leeds (UK) and Tübingen


3) Advanced Professional Degrees

2014                                                      German Board Certification for Nephrology

2011:                                                     German Board Certification for Internal Medicine

2010:                                                     German Board Certification for Emergency Medicine

2003:                                                     MD at the University of Freiburg („Die Bedeutung des Kaliumkanals KvLQT1 und seiner regulatorischen Untereinheiten

                                                              für die Epithelfunktion in vivo - summa cum laude)


4) Positions held

since 06/2017:                                     Vice chair of the III Medical Department, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

since 2015                                           Principal investigator SFB 1140 KIDGEM

2012 - 2014                                         Principal investigator KFO201 and junior research group leader

2010 - 2012:                                        Else-Kröner Memorial Scholarship

2009 - 2010                                         Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Medicine, Renal Division, University Medical Center Freiburg

2008 - 2009:                                        Fellowship, Department of Medicine, Renal Division, University Hospital Freiburg

2005 - 2008:                                        Residency, Department of Medicine, Renal Division, University Hospital Freiburg

2003 - 2005:                                        Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Physiology, Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen


5) Other scientific activities

2013-2014:                                          Organizing Committee International Podocyte Conference 2014

2011:                                                    Program Committee Else-Kröner-Fresenius Podocyte Symposium

Since 2005:                                          ad hoc Reviewer for European Journal of Physiology, Journal of Physiology, Nephron Experimental Nephrology, Kidney and

                                                             Blood Pressure Research, Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, Kidney International, JASN

2004:                                                    Young Nephrologist Award of the German Renal Society


6) Most significant publications


Peer reviewed Publications

1.     Grahammer F, Haenisch N, Steinhardt F, Sandner L, Roerden M, Arnold F, Cordts T, Wanner N, Reichardt W, Kerjaschki D, Ruegg MA, Hall MN, Moulin P,                Busch H, Boerries M, Walz G, Artunc F, Huber TB. mTORC1 maintains renal tubular homeostasis and is essential in response to ischemic stress. Proc                Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jul 8;111(27):E2817-26.

2.     Wanner N, Hartleben B, Herbach N, Goedel M, Stickel N, Zeiser R, Walz G, Moeller MJ, *Grahammer F, and *Huber TB. Unraveling the role of podocyte                  turnover in glomerular aging and injury. J Am Soc Nephrol 2014 Apr;25(4):707-16.*contributed equally.

3.     Boerries M, *Grahammer F, *Eiselein S, *Buck M, Meyer C, Goedel M, Bechtel W, Zschiedrich S, Pfeifer D, Laloe D, Arrondel C, Goncalves S, Krueger M,                 Harvey SJ, Busch H, Dengjel J, and Huber TB. Molecular fingerprinting of the podocyte reveals novel gene and protein regulatory networks. Kidney Int 83,           1052-1064 (2013).*contributed equally.

4.     Grahammer F, Schell C, and Huber TB. The podocyte slit diaphragm-from a thin grey line to a complex signalling hub. Nat Rev Nephrol 9, 587-598 (2013).

5.     *Vallon V, *Grahammer F, Volkl H, Sandu CD, Richter K, Rexhepaj R, Gerlach U, Rong Q, Pfeifer K, and Lang F. KCNQ1-dependent transport in renal and                  gastrointestinal epithelia. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 102, 17864-17869 (2005).*contributed equally.