Prof. Dr.med. Ernst Niggli

Prof. Dr.med. Ernst Niggli

Employment
Emeritus Professor
Research Group
Cardiac calcium signaling group
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Mail
ernst.niggli@unibe.ch
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Publications

Curriculum vitae

Education and professional experience

1974 - 1980Medical studies, University of Bern.
1981 - 1982Research Associate at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and University of Zurich (Prof. Dr. F. H. Walz).
1983Resident at the Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Sumiswald / Bern (Dr. M. Fey).
1984Research Associate at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and University of Zurich (Prof. Dr. F. H. Walz).
1985 - 1988Research Associate at the Department of Physiology, University of Bern (Profs. S. Weidmann and R. Weingart).
1988 - 1989Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiology, University of Maryland UMAB (Prof. Dr. W. J. Lederer).
1990Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiology, Medical Biotechnology Center UMBI (Prof. Dr. W. J. Lederer).
1990 - 1995Assistant Professor (Oberassistent) at the Department of Physiology, University of Bern. Cellular regulatory mechanisms in cardiac contraction and relaxation: role of the Na/Ca exchanger.
1996 - 2000Associate Professor at the Department of Physiology, University of Bern.
2000Visiting Professor, Department of Physiology, Loyola University, Maywood IL, USA.
2000 - todayProfessor at the Department of Physiology, University of Bern.
2007Visiting Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA.
2013Visiting Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA.

Teaching Experience

1990 - 1994Lectures for pharmacy students: cardiovascular physiology
1990 - todayPractical courses for medical students
1995 - 1997Lectures for medical students: renal Physiology, energy metabolism and temperature regulation
1997 - todayLectures for students of veterinary medicine and pharmacy: cardiovascular physiology
1999 - 2008Coordinator, lecturer and tutor of the renal PBL course for medical students and dentists. Tutor of the PBL course "Metabolism".
2009 - todayCoordinator, lecturer and tutor of the cardiovascular and respiration PBL course for medical students and dentists.
2009 - todayCoordinator and lecturer of the module “Heart”, Master course in Biomedical Sciences (BMSc)

Editorial boards, boards, honors

1994Pfiizer prize in basic cardiology
2000 - 2007Reviewing Editor The Journal of Physiology (London)
2004 - 2011Member of the Science Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation
2007 - todayEditor Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
2013 - 2018Editor Physiological Reports
2008 - 2010President of the Swiss Society of Physiology
2014 - 2015President Swiss Society for Cardiology, Cardiovascular Biology Working Group

Memberships in Professional Organizations

1986 - todaySwiss Physiological Society / Physiology section LS2
1988 - todayBiophysical Society
2000 - todayPhysiological Society (U.K.)