NeuroScienceLab Essen
Stefanie Hezel

Biotechnical Assistant
Office: IG1, 9th floor, BIC, room 9.004
Phone: +49 201 723 82315
Fax: +49 201 723 79030

Steffi Hezel gained her degree as a Biotechnical Assistant (BTA, Biologisch-technische Assistentin) at the Berufsfachschulen Dr. Heinemann in Braunschweig in 2000. Following this, she started to work at the Department of Molecular Neuroendokrinology of the Max-Planck-Institute of Experimental Medicine in Göttingen. From 2009 to 2016 she worked in Gießen at the Department of Medicine in the clinical research group "Lung fibrosis". In December 2016 she joined the NeuroScienceLab, where she is particularly involved in the groups "Thromboinflammation" and "Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology".
Research interests

Her main interests are histological techniques, PCR, Western blots and tissue culture.
Key publications

MacKenzie B, Korfei M, Henneke I, Sibinska Z, Tian X, Hezel S, Dilai S, Wasnick R, Schneider B, Wilhelm J, El Agha E, Klepetko W, Seeger W, Schermuly R, Günther A, Bellusci S. Increased FGF1-FGFRc expression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respir Res. 2015; 16:83.

MacKenzie B, Henneke I, Hezel S, Al Alam D, El Agha E, Chao CM, Quantius J, Wilhelm J, Jones M, Goth K, Li X, Seeger W, Königshoff M, Herold S, Rizvanov AA, Günther A, Bellusci S. Attenuating endogenous Fgfr2b ligands during bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis does not compromise murine lung repair. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015; 308(10):L1014-24.

Blank T, Nijholt I, Vollstaedt S, Spiess J. The corticotropin-releasing factor receptor 1 antagonist CP-154,526 reverses stress-induced learning deficits in mice. Behav Brain Res. 2003; 138(2):207-13.
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