Copyright: Dr. med. Emilia Eichler/Neuroanatomie und Zellbiologie/MHH

Academic studies

Medical licence

2015 - 2023
Medical Studies (state examination), Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg



Academic Career

since 2023
Group leader Neuroimmunology (physician), Medical School Hannover, Institute of Neuroanatomy and Cell Biology

MOTI-VATE doctoral study course, medical faculty, Freiburg

2018-2023 Medical doctoral (MD) student at the Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Department of Neuroanatomy, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg


Prizes and Awards

2022                          Young Investigator Award of the Anatomische Gesellschaft



Scientific Focus

  1. Immunological processes in the central nervous system: Microglia-Neuron Interactions and neuroinflammation
  2. Translational research of mechanisms of synaptic plasticity and structure/function correlations in physiological
        and pathological conditions
  3. Electrophysiological and microscopic characterisation of single neurons in neurosurgical sections of the human neokortex
  4. Investigation of Brain-Body-Interactions
  5. Development of cell culture models for translational and personalized research


Online presence:

ORCID:                                                 0000-0001-7990-654X

Twitter:                                                 @NeuroEichler


Signature Publikationen:

Eichler, A., Kleidonas, D., Turi, Z., Fliegauf, M., Kirsch, M., Pfeifer, D., Masuda, T., Prinz, M., Lenz, M., & Vlachos, A. (2023). Microglial Cytokines Mediate Plasticity Induced by 10 Hz Repetitive Magnetic Stimulation. The Journal of Neuroscience, 43(17), 3042 LP – 3060.

Lenz, M., Kruse, P., Eichler, A., Straehle, J., Beck, J., Deller, T., & Vlachos, A. (2021). All-trans retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in human cortical neurons. ELife, 10, e63026.

Lenz, M., Eichler, A., Kruse, P., Strehl, A., Rodriguez-Rozada, S., Goren, I., Yogev, N., Frank, S., Waisman, A., Deller, T., Jung, S., Maggio, N., & Vlachos, A. (2020). Interleukin 10 Restores Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Alterations in Synaptic Plasticity Probed by Repetitive Magnetic Stimulation. Frontiers in Immunology, Vol. 11.