Short CV/Education and training

  • 1984 – 1990
    Studied biology at the University of Konstanz, Germany

  • 1993
    Doctorate in biology (Department of General Zoology) at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • 1994 – 1997
    Postdoc at the Yale University School of Medicine (Department of Neurology), New Haven, CT, USA

  • 1998 – 1999
    Research associate in the Institute of Physiology at Saarland University, Germany (in the area of Theoretical Medicine)

  • 2000 – 2001
    Research associate in the Institute of Physiology at the Technical University of Munich, Germany

  • 2002 – 2005
    Research associate in the Institute of Physiology at LMU Munich, Germany

  • Since 2005
    Head of the Institute of Neurobiology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

Selected publications

  • Deitmer, J.W., Rose, C.R.: pH regulation and proton signalling by glial cells. In: Prog Neurobiol 48, 1996. pp. 73-103.

  • Rose, C.R., Ransom, B.R.: Mechanisms of H+ and Na+ changes induced by glutamate, kainate, and D-aspartate in rat hippocampal astrocytes. In: J Neurosci 16, 1996. pp. 5393-5404.

  • Rose, C.R., Ransom, B.R.: Regulation of intracellular sodium in cultured rat hippocampal neurones. In: J Physiol (Lond) 499, 1997. pp. 573-587.

  • Rose, C.R., Ransom, B.R., Waxman, S.G.: Effects of glucose deprivation, chemical hypoxia, and simulated ischemia on Na+ homeostasis in rat spinal cord astrocytes. In: J Neurosci 18, 1998. pp. 3554-3562.

  • Rose, C.R., Konnerth, A.: NMDA receptor-mediated Na+ signals in spines and dendrites. In: J Neurosci 27, 2001. pp. 4207-4214. * Discussed in "Highlights", Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2, 2001. pp. 604.

  • Rose, C.R. et al.: Glia-specific neurotrophin-evoked calcium signalling through truncated TrkB-T1 receptors. In: Nature 426, 2003. pp. 74-78.

  • Kelly, T. et al.: Ammonium-evoked alterations in intracellular sodium and pH reduce glial glutamate transport activity. In: Glia 57, 2009. pp. 921-934.

  • Filosa, A. et al.: Neuron-glia communication via EphA4/ephrinA3 modulates glial glutamate transporter levels and synaptic plasticity. In: Nature Neurosci 12, 2009. pp. 1285-1292.

  • Langer, J., Rose, C.R.: Synaptically-induced sodium signals in hippocampal astrocytes in situ. In: J Physiol 587, 2009. pp. 5859-5877.

  • Deitmer, J.W., Rose C.R.: Ion changes and signalling in perisynaptic glia. In: Brain Res Reviews 63(1-2), 2010. pp. 113-129.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Mentor in the Selma Meyer Programme for women junior scholars , Heinrich Heine University (HHU), since 2007

  • German National Academic Foundation student liaison

  • Reviewer for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), etc.

  • Member of the executive committee of the Biological-Medical Research Centre (BMFZ) at HHU, since 2007

  • Deputy business manager of the Department of Biology, HHU, 2007 – 2009

  • Member of the faculty council of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, HHU, since 2006

  • Business manager of the Department of Biology, HHU, 2006 – 2007

  • Board of trustees of the Hort Foundation for students, HHU, 2005 – 2008

  • Associate editor / deputy editor of the European Journal of Physiology, 2001 – 2005


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