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Dr. med. Kristina Lippmann

Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology
University Leipzig, Liebigstr. 27, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Room 207

phone: +49 (0) 341 97 15570

Curriculum Vitae


03/2016 Research stay at the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Gitler, Dep. of Physiology and Cell Biology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Scientific Publications
Since 08/2015 Postdoc: Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology Leipzig, group of Prof. Jens Eilers
04/2013 - 05/2014 Internship: Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology Leipzig, group of Prof. Jens Eilers: patch-clamp experiments in acute brain slices
10/2010 - 12/2016 Dissertation: Institute of Neurophysiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany, group of Prof. Uwe Heinemann in collaboration with Prof. Alon Friedman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
03-08/2011, 01/2012, 08-10/2012, 02/2013 Research stay at the laboratory of Prof. Alon Friedman, Dep. of Physiology, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
10/2009 - 07/2010 Student assistant: Max-Planck-Institute for Cognition- and Brain Sciences Leipzig, Group: “Body and Self”, Dr. Luca Ticini: training in the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation


12/2016 Dr. med. doctoral degree, Charité, Berlin, Germany
06/2015 Medical License
2007-2015 Medical School, University Leipzig
2010-2012 1.5 years research break from medical training: work in the lab of Prof. Uwe Heinemann and Prof. Alon Friedman
Elective period  
05/2014 - 04/2015 University Hospital Leipzig: Medicine, Neurosurgery and Neuropediatrics 
Clinical Electives  
09/2012 Soroka Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Beer Sheva, Israel
08/2010 Manchester Royal Infirmary, Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Manchester, UK
02/2010 Paracelsus Elena Clinic for Parkinson and Movement Disorders Kassel, Germany



05-09/2017 Grass Fellowship, The Grass Foundation, at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
Since 11/2016 Member of the Young Academy | Mainz, Academy of Science and Literature | Mainz, Germany
06 - 07/2016 Neurobiology Summer School, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA, Frank Morrell Endowed Memorial Scholarship
2013 - 2015 Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
2012 - 2014 associated member of the Graduate School 1123
10/2010 - 03/2012 MD Scholarship of the Graduate School 1123 “Cellular mechanisms of learning and memory consolidation in the hippocampal formation” (funded by the German Research Council) for my MD research project
04/2007 Honor of the “German Physical Society” for very good performances in Physics (Abitur)

Scientific Publications

  • Milikovsky DZ, Weissberg I, Solomon-Kamintsky L, Lippmann K, Schefenbauer O, Frigerio F, Rizzi M, Sheintuch L, Zelig D, Ofer J, Vezzani A, Friedman A.
    Electrocorticographic dynamics as a novel biomarker in five models of epileptogenesis.
    J Neurosci. 2017; pii: 2446-16. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2446-16.2017. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lippmann K, Kamintsky L, Kim SY, Lublinsky S, Prager O, Nichtweiß J, Salar S, Kaufer D, Heinemann U, Friedman A.
    Epileptiform activity and spreading depolarization in the blood-brain barrier-disrupted peri-infarct hippocampus are associated with impaired GABAergic inhibition and synaptic plasticity.
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2016; pii: 0271678X16652631. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Salar S, Lapilover EG, Müller J, Hollnagel JO, Lippmann K, Friedman A, Heinemann U.
    Synaptic plasticity in area CA1 of rat hippocampal slices following intraventricular application of albumin.
    Neurobiol Dis. 2016; 91:155-65
  • Maslarova A, Lippmann K, Salar S, Rösler A, Heinemann U.
    Differential participation of pyramidal cells in generation of spontaneous sharp wave-ripples in the mouse subiculum in vitro.
    Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2015; 125:113-119
  • Salar S, Maslarova A, Lippmann K, Nichtweiss J, Weissberg I, Sheintuch L, Kunz WS, Shorer Z, Friedman A, Heinemann U
    Blood-brain barrier dysfunction can contribute to pharmacoresistance of seizures.
    Epilepsia 2014; 55:1255-63
  • Lapilover EG, Lippmann K, Salar S, Maslarova A, Dreier JP, Heinemann U, Friedman A.
    Peri-infarct blood-brain barrier dysfunction facilitates induction of spreading depolarization associated with epileptiform discharges.
    Neurobiol Dis. 2012; 48:495-506