Prof. Dr.med. Ernst Niggli

Prof. Dr.med. Ernst Niggli

Employment
Full Professor, Co-Director
Research Group
Group Niggli
Phone
+41 (0)31 631 8730
Internal
8730
Mail
niggli@pyl.unibe.ch
Office
147d
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-presentProfessor (a.o.P.) at the Department of Physiology, University of Bern.
2007Visiting Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA.

Teaching Experience

1990 - 1994Lectures for pharmacy students: cardiovascular physiology
1990 - presentPractical courses for medical students
1995 - 1997Lectures for medical students: renal Physiology, energy metabolism and temperature regulation
1997 - presentLectures 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.

Editorial boards, boards, honors

1994Pfiizer prize in basic cardiology
2000-20007Reviewing Editor The Journal of Physiology (London)
2007 - todayEditor Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
2004 - todayMember of the Science Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation
2008 - 2010President of the Swiss Society of Physiology

Memberships in Professional Organizations

1986-todaySwiss Physiological Society
1988-todayBiophysical Society
2000-todayPhysiological Society (U.K.)