Tara Walker 1 protocol

Odette Leiter 1 protocol

Stefanie Bernas 1 protocol

Steffen Vogler German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Dresden, Germany
1 protocol

Gerd Kempermann
  • Site Dresden, Research group "Adult Neurogenesis", German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Dresden, Germany
Research focus
  • Stem cell
  • 2 Author merit


Board examination and Medical Doctor (Dr. med.), University of Freiburg, Germany, 1993

Current position

Speaker, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Dresden,
Professor, Genomics of Regeneration, CRTD – Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Publications (since 2015)

  1. Leiter, O., Kempermann, G. and Walker, T. L. (2016). A Common Language: How Neuroimmunological Cross Talk Regulates Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis. Stem Cells Int 2016: 1681590.

  2. Walker, T. L., Overall, R. W., Vogler, S., Sykes, A. M., Ruhwald, S., Lasse, D., Ichwan, M., Fabel, K. and Kempermann, G. (2016). Lysophosphatidic Acid Receptor Is a Functional Marker of Adult Hippocampal Precursor Cells. Stem Cell Reports 6(4): 552-565.

  3. Ortiz-Lopez, L., Marquez-Valadez, B., Gomez-Sanchez, A., Silva-Lucero, M. D., Torres-Perez, M., Tellez-Ballesteros, R. I., Ichwan, M., Meraz-Rios, M. A., Kempermann, G. and Ramirez-Rodriguez, G. B. (2016). Green tea compound epigallo-catechin-3-gallate (EGCG) increases neuronal survival in adult hippocampal neurogenesis in vivo and in vitro. Neuroscience 322: 208-220.

  4. Kannan, S., Nicola, Z., Overall, R. W., Ichwan, M., Ramirez-Rodriguez, G., A, N. G., Patone, G., Saar, K., Hubner, N. and Kempermann, G. (2016). Systems Genetics Analysis of a Recombinant Inbred Mouse Cell Culture Panel Reveals Wnt Pathway Member Lrp6 as a Regulator of Adult Hippocampal Precursor Cell Proliferation. Stem Cells 34(3): 674-684.

  5. Kempermann, G. (2016). Adult Neurogenesis: An Evolutionary Perspective. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 8(2): a018986.

  6. Kleemeyer, M. M., Kuhn, S., Prindle, J., Bodammer, N. C., Brechtel, L., Garthe, A., Kempermann, G., Schaefer, S. and Lindenberger, U. (2016). Changes in fitness are associated with changes in hippocampal microstructure and hippocampal volume among older adults. Neuroimage 131: 155-161.

  7. Garthe, A., Roeder, I. and Kempermann, G. (2016). Mice in an enriched environment learn more flexibly because of adult hippocampal neurogenesis. Hippocampus 26(2): 261-271.

  8. Torres-Perez, M., Tellez-Ballesteros, R. I., Ortiz-Lopez, L., Ichwan, M., Vega-Rivera, N. M., Castro-Garcia, M., Gomez-Sanchez, A., Kempermann, G. and Ramirez-Rodriguez, G. B. (2015). Resveratrol Enhances Neuroplastic Changes, Including Hippocampal Neurogenesis, and Memory in Balb/C Mice at Six Months of Age. PLoS One 10(12): e0145687.

  9. Kempermann, G. (2015). Astrocytes, Makers of New Neurons. Neuron 88(5): 850-851.

  10. Kempermann, G. (2015). Activity Dependency and Aging in the Regulation of Adult Neurogenesis. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 7(11).

  11. Ehret, F., Vogler, S. and Kempermann, G. (2015). A co-culture model of the hippocampal neurogenic niche reveals differential effects of astrocytes, endothelial cells and pericytes on proliferation and differentiation of adult murine precursor cells. Stem Cell Res 15(3): 514-521.

  12. Iggena, D., Klein, C., Garthe, A., Winter, Y., Kempermann, G. and Steiner, B. (2015). Only watching others making their experiences is insufficient to enhance adult neurogenesis and water maze performance in mice. Sci Rep 5: 14141.

  13. Kempermann, G., Song, H. and Gage, F. H. (2015). Neurogenesis in the Adult Hippocampus. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 7(9): a018812.

  14. Nicola, Z., Fabel, K. and Kempermann, G. (2015). Development of the adult neurogenic niche in the hippocampus of mice. Front Neuroanat 9: 53.

2 Protocols published
Isolation, Culture and Differentiation of Adult Hippocampal Precursor Cells
Authors:  Stefanie N. Bernas, Odette Leiter, Tara L. Walker and Gerd Kempermann, date: 11/05/2017, view: 17505, Q&A: 0
There are two neurogenic niches in the adult mammalian brain: the subventricular zone of the lateral ventricle and the subgranular zone of the hippocampal dentate gyrus. Cells from these areas can be isolated and maintained in vitro, using ...
Neurosphere Co-culture Assay
Authors:  Fanny Ehret, Steffen Vogler and Gerd Kempermann, date: 08/05/2016, view: 12314, Q&A: 0
The hippocampal niche is one of two areas in the brain where stem cells reside. In this neurogenic niche, stem cells can be found in close proximity to astrocytes and in contact with microvessels consisting of pericytes and endothelial cells. To ...
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