Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Christian Wahl-Schott
Ion channels


Prof. Dr. Christian Wahl-Schott
Department Pharmazie
- Zentrum für Pharmaforschung -
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 7, Haus C
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77654
Room-Nr. C4.024
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Research Interests

  • Functional analysis of voltage-gated calcium channels
  • Functional analysis of pacemaker channels

Short CV

  • Studied medicine at the Universities of Freiburg and Heidelberg
  • 1997 Ph.D., Freiburg
  • 1999-2000 scientific assistant at the Klinikum Großhadern, LMU Munich
  • 2000-2007 scientific assistant, LMU Munich
  • 2007 Habilitation, LMU Munich
  • Since 2007 Professor, LMU Munich

Key publications

  • Wahl-Schott C, Baumann L, Cuny H, Eckert C, Grießmeier K, Biel M. Switching off calcium dependent inactivation in L-type calcium channels by an autoinhibitory domain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:15657-62.
  • Wahl-Schott C, Baumann L, Zong X, Biel M. An arginine residue in the pore region is a key determinant of chloride dependence in cardiac pacemaker channels. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:13694-700.
  • Baumann L, Gerstner A, Zong X, Biel M, Wahl-Schott C. Functional characterization of the L-type Ca2+ channel Cav1.4alpha1 from mouse retina. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004;45:708-13.