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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

University Training

2007-2015   Medical School with Medical License, University Leipzig
Clinical Electives  
2014-2015   University Hospital Leipzig: Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery and  Neuropediatrics
 2012  Soroka Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Beer Sheva, Israel
 2010  Manchester Royal Infirmary, Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Manchester, UK
 2010  Paracelsus Elena Clinic for Parkinson and Movement Disorders Kassel, Germany

Academic Training

2018  Visiting PostDoc in Jeanne Paz´s lab, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Diseases & UCSF, San Francisco, USA
 2016  Visiting PostDoc in Daniel Gitler´s lab, Dep. of Physiology and Cell Biology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Since 2015  Postdoc in Jens Eilers’ lab, Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology, Medical Faculty, Leipzig University
2013-2014 Internship in Jens Eilers’ lab, Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology, Leipzig University
2016 Doctorate (Dr. med), Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
2011-2013 Visiting doctoral student in Alon Friedman´s lab, Dep. of Physiology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
2010-2016 Dissertation in Uwe Heinemann’s lab, Institute of Neurophysiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
2009-2010 Student assistant: Max-Planck-Institute for Cognition- and Brain Sciences Leipzig, Group: “Body and Self”


2022-2023 Junior Research Grant, Medical Faculty, Leipzig University
2017 Grass Fellowship, The Grass Foundation, at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
Since 2016 Elected Member, Young Academy, Academy of Science and Literature | Mainz, Germany
2016 Neurobiology Course, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA, funded by the Frank Morrell Endowed Memorial Scholarship
2013-2015 Elected Member, Life Science College “Molecular and cellular neurobiology (Lebenswissenschaftliches Kolleg), German Academic Scholarship Foundation
2013-2015 Scholarship of the “German Academic Scholarship Foundation” (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
2010-2012 MD Scholarship of the Graduate School “Cellular mechanisms of learning and memory consolidation in the hippocampal formation” (funded by the German Research Council), associated member until 2014
2007 Honors of the “German Physical Society” for very good performances in Physics (Abitur)

Doctoral students

   Doctoral students  Occupational career
since 2020 Josephine Kurzke Medical students, each funded by a research
since 2018 Marie-Elisabeth Burkart stipend of the medical faculty and a personal
stipend of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.



Since 2018 Journals: FASEB Journal, Neuroscience, Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Since 2018 Review Committee member: University scholarships of the “German Academic Scholarship Foundation” (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
2017 Technical Review Committee member: Grass Fellowship Applications 2018

Symposium Organization/Study groups

2022 Organization of the symposium “Minds in Mainz - Brain Dynamics and Information Processing”, Academy of Sciences and Literature | 
Mainz, Germany, funded by the Sybille-Kalkhof-Rose Foundation and 
the Bernstein Center Computational Neuroscience
Since 2019 Speaker of the neuroscientific study group “Neuronal Dynamics and Information Processing” in the Academy of Science and Literature | Mainz, funded by the Sybille-Kalkhof-Rose Foundation
2018 Co-Organizer of “LOST IN TRANSLATION? Interdisciplinary Symposium on Translational Science in Life Science“ Academy of Science and Literature | Mainz


2021 Course instructor of the Spring Academy: “Information Processing and Neurodegenerative Diseases”,    German      Academic Scholarship Foundation
Since 2019 Physiology main lectures for medical students
Since 2018 Examiner for Physiology in the Pre-Clinical Medical State
2017 Teaching course for university lecturer
Since 2016 Physiology seminars for medical students, weekly year-around all topics
Since 2015 Practical courses, Seminars and Lectures, Physiology, Medical Faculty, Leipzig University

Scientific Publications

  • Lippmann K, Klaft ZJ, Salar S, Hollnagel JO, Maslarova A. 2022
    Status epilepticus induces chronic silencing of burster and dominance of regular firing neurons during sharp wave-ripples in the mouse subiculum.
    Neurobiol Dis 175:105929. Online ahead of print.
  • Köhler S, Winkler U, Junge T, Lippmann K, Eilers J, Hirrlinger J. 2022
    Gray and white matter astrocytes differ in basal metabolism but respond similarly to neuronal activity.
    Glia. 2022 Sep 5. doi: 10.1002/glia.24268. Online ahead of print.
  • Vera J., Lippmann K.*
    Post-stroke epileptogenesis is associated with altered intrinsic properties of hippocampal pyramidal neurons leading to increased theta resonance.
    *These authors contributed equally
    Neurobiol Dis. 2021; 156:105425
  • Kusick G.F., Chin M., Raychaudhuri S., Lippmann K.*, Adula KP.*, Hujber E*., Vu T.*, Davis M.W., Jorgensen E.M., Watanabe S.
    Synaptic vesicles transiently dock to refill release sites.
    *These authors contributed equally
    Nat Neurosci 2020 Nov; 23(11):1329-1338 doi: 10.1038/s41593-020-00716-1.
  • Wagner W.*, Lippmann K.*, Hornig S., Lombino F., Roesler M., Schweizer M., Polo S., Schwarz J.R., Eilers J. and Kneussel M.,
    Myosin VI plays dual roles for AMPA receptor targeting in Purkinje cells and is critical for cerebellar long-term depression.
    *These authors contributed equally
    Cell Rep. 2019 Jul 2;28(1):11-20.e9
  • Naumann G, Lippmann K, Eilers J
    Photophysical properties of Na+ - indicator dyes suitable for quantitative two-photon fluorescence-lifetime measurements.
    J Microsc. 2018 Nov; 272(2):136-144
  • Kim SY, Senatorov VV Jr, Morrissey CS, Lippmann K, Vazquez O, Milikovsky DZ, Gu F, Parada I, Prince DA, Becker AJ, Heinemann U, Friedman A, Kaufer D
    TGFß signaling is associated with changes in inflammatory gene expression and perineural net degradation around inhibitory neurons following various neurological insults.
    Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 9;7(1):7711
  • 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