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Prof. Dr. Daniel Dürschmied

Project B08

I. Medical Clinic, University Medical Center, Mannheim and European Center for Angioscience (ECAS), Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University


Professional Career

Since 2021

Professor (W3)

Heidelberg University, Germany

2017 - 2021

Associate Professor

University of Freiburg, Germany

2004 - 2021

Physician Scientist

Freiburg, Germany

2007 - 2009

Postdoctoral Fellow

Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, USA



University of Ulm, Germany

Selected Publications

Supady A, Zahn T, Kuhl M, Maier S, Benk C, Kaier K, Böttiger BW, Bode C, Lother A, Staudacher DL, Wengenmayer T, Duer-schmied D: Cytokine adsorption in patients with post-cardiac arrest syndrome after extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscit-ation (CYTER) - a single-centre, open-label, randomised, controlled trial. Resuscitation, S0300-9572:00036-3, 2022.

Mauler M*, Schanze N*, Krauel K, Schoenichen C, Glatzki F, Poeschl S, Stallmann D, Mezger J, Gauchel N, Sharipova D, Rieder M, Hilgendorf I, Witsch T, Bode C, Duerschmied D: Peripheral serotonin lacks effects on endothelial adhesion molecule expression in acute inflammation. J Thromb Haemost, 20:222-9, 2022. (*equal contribution)

Supady A, Weber E, Rieder M, Lother A, Niklaus T, Zahn T, Frech F, Müller S, Kuhl M, Benk C, Maier S, Trummer G, Flügler A, Krüger K, Sekandarzad A, Stachon P, Zotzmann V, Bode C, Biever PM, Staudacher D, Wengenmayer T, Graf E, Duerschmied D: Cytokine adsorption in patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (CYCOV): a single centre, open-label, randomised, controlled trial. Lancet Respir Med, 9:755-62, 2021.

Schulien I, Kemming J, Oberhardt V, Wild K, Seidel LM, Killmer S, Sagar, Daul F, Salvat Lago M, Decker A, Luxenburger H, Binder B, Bettinger D, Sogukpinar O, Rieg S, Panning M, Huzly D, Schwemmle M, Kochs G, Waller CF, Nieters A, Duerschmied D, Emmerich F, Mei HE, Schulz AR, Llewellyn-Lacey S, Price DA, Boettler T, Bengsch B, Thimme R, Hofmann M, Neumann-Haefelin C:
Characterization of pre-existing and induced SARS-CoV-2-specific CD8+ T cells. Nat Med, 27:78-85, 2021.

Mauler M, Herr N, Schoenichen C, Witsch T, Marchini T, Härdtner C, Koentges C, Kienle K, Ollivier V, Schell M, Dorner L, Wippel C, Stallmann D, Normann C, Bugger H, Walther P, Wolf D, Ahrens I, Lämmermann T, Ho-Tin-Noe B, Ley K, Bode C, Hilgendorf I*, Duerschmied D*: Platelet serotonin aggravates myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury via neutrophil degranulation. Circulation, 139:918-31, 2019. (*equal contribution)

von Elverfeldt D*, Maier A*, Duerschmied D*, Braig M, Witsch T, Wang X, Mauler M, Neudorfer I, Menza M, Idzko M, Zirlik A, Heidt T, Bronsert P, Bode C, Peter K*, von Zur Muhlen C*: Dual contrast molecular imaging allows noninvasive characterization of myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury after coronary vessel occlusion in mice by MRI. Circulation, 130:676-87, 2014. (*equal

Dürk T*, Duerschmied D*, Müller T, Grimm M, Reuter S, Paula Vieira R, Ayata K, Cicko S, Sorichter S, Walther DJ, Virchow JC, Taube C, Idzko M: Production of serotonin by tryptophan hydroxylase 1 and release via platelets are required for allergic airway inflammation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 187:476-85, 2013. (*equal contribution)

Duerschmied D, Suidan GL, Demers M, Herr N, Carbo C, Brill A, Cifuni SM, Mauler M, Cicko S, Bader M, Idzko M, Bode C, Wagner DD: Platelet serotonin promotes the recruitment of neutrophils to sites of acute inflammation in mice. Blood, 121:1008-15, 2013.

Duerschmied D*, Meissner M*, Peter K, Neudorfer I, Roming F, Zirlik A, Bode C, von Elverfeldt D, von zur Muhlen C: Molecular magnetic resonance imaging allows the detection of activated platelets in a new mouse model of coronary artery thrombosis. Invest Radiol, 46:618-23, 2011. (*equal contribution)

Fuchs TA, Brill A, Duerschmied D, Schatzberg D, Monestier M, Myers DD, Wrobleski SK, Wakefield TW, Hartwig JH, Wagner DD: Extracellular DNA traps promote thrombosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107:15880-5, 2010

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