ZMB Member Katja Ferenz

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Katja Ferenz

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Katja Ferenz

University Hospital Essen
Virchowstr. 171
45147 Essen

Research Overview

Development of perfluorocarbon-based artificial oxygen carriers (AOCs)

  • Perfluorocarbon-based AOCs as blood substitutes
  • Perfluorocarbon-based AOCs to improve quality of organs prior to transplantation
  • Treatment of decompression sickness with perfluorocarbon-based AOCs

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    Journal articles

  • Jägers, Johannes; Wrobeln, Anna; Ferenz, Katja
    Perfluorocarbon-based oxygen carriers : From physics to physiology
    In: Pflügers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology Vol. 473 (2021) Nr. 2, pp. 139 - 150
    ISSN: 1432-2013; 0031-6768; 0365-267X
  • Wrobeln, Anna; Jägers, Johannes; Quinting, Theresa; Schreiber, Timm; Kirsch, Michael; Fandrey, Joachim; Ferenz, Katja
    Albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based artificial oxygen carriers can avoid hypoxic tissue damage in massive hemodilution
    In: Scientific Reports Vol. 10 (2020) Nr. 1, pp. 11950
    ISSN: 2045-2322
  • Mayer, Dirk; Guerrero, FranÇois; Goanvec, Christelle; Hetzel, Lisa; Linders, Jürgen; Ljubkovic, Marko; Kreczy, Alfons; Mayer, Christian; Kirsch, Michael; Ferenz, Katja
    Prevention of Decompression Sickness by Novel Artificial Oxygen Carriers
    In: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise Vol. 52 (2020) Nr. 10, pp. 2127 - 2135
    ISSN: 1530-0315; 0025-7990; 0195-9131
  • Ferenz, Katja; Steinbicker, Andrea U.
    Artificial Oxygen Carriers-Past, Present, and Future-a Review of the Most Innovative and Clinically Relevant Concepts
    In: The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Vol. 369 (2019) Nr. 2, pp. 300 - 310
    ISSN: 1521-0103; 0022-3565
  • Leu, Tristan; Schützhold, Vera; Fandrey, Joachim; Ferenz, Katja
    When the brain yearns for oxygen
    In: Neurosignals Vol. 27 (2019) Nr. 1, pp. 50 - 61
    ISSN: 1424-8638
  • Wrobeln, Anna; Schlüter, Klaus D.; Linders, Jürgen; Zähres, Manfred; Mayer, Christian; Kirsch, Michael; Ferenz, Katja
    Functionality of albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based artificial oxygen carriers in the Langendorff-heart
    In: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology Vol. 45 (2017) Nr. 4, pp. 723 - 730
    ISSN: 2169-1401; 2169-1401