Gabriele Rune
Prof. Dr. med.
Gabriele M. Rune
  • Director of the institute
Working area



N61 , 1st Floor, Room number 106
German (Mother tongue)

Curriculum vitae




Integrity of Cajal-Retzius cells in the reeler-mouse hippocampus
Anstötz M, Karsak M, Rune G

Sex-dependency of oestrogen-induced structural synaptic plasticity: Inhibition of aromatase versus application of estradiol in rodents
Brandt N, Rune G
EUR J NEUROSCI. 2019 [Epub ahead of print].

Sex-specific Difference of Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity in Response to Sex Neurosteroids
Brandt N, Vierk R, Fester L, Anstötz M, Zhou L, Heilmann L, Kind S, Steffen P, Rune G
CEREB CORTEX. 2019 [Epub ahead of print].

Thrombospondin Type 1 Domain-Containing 7A Localizes to the Slit Diaphragm and Stabilizes Membrane Dynamics of Fully Differentiated Podocytes
Herwig J, Skuza S, Sachs W, Sachs M, Failla A, Rune G, Meyer T, Fester L, Meyer-Schwesinger C
J AM SOC NEPHROL. 2019;30(5):824-839.

Selective Inactivation of Reelin in Inhibitory Interneurons Leads to Subtle Changes in the Dentate Gyrus But Leaves Cortical Layering and Behavior Unaffected
Pahle J, Muhia M, Wagener R, Tippmann A, Bock H, Graw J, Herz J, Staiger J, Drakew A, Kneussel M, Rune G, Frotscher M, Brunne B
CEREB CORTEX. 2019 [Epub ahead of print].


Erratum to "Experience-Dependent Regulation of Cajal-Retzius Cell Networks in the Developing and Adult Mouse Hippocampus"
Anstötz M, Lee S, Neblett T, Rune G, Maccaferri G
CEREB CORTEX. 2018;28(2):691.

Neurodegeneration and NLRP3 inflammasome expression in the anterior thalamus of SOD1(G93A) ALS mice
Debye B, Schmülling L, Zhou L, Rune G, Beyer C, Johann S
BRAIN PATHOL. 2018;28(1):14-27.

Distal Dendritic Enrichment of HCN1 Channels in Hippocampal CA1 Is Promoted by Estrogen, but Does Not Require Reelin
Meseke M, Neumüller F, Brunne B, Li X, Anstötz M, Pohlkamp T, Rogalla M, Herz J, Rune G, Bender R
eNeuro. 2018;5(5):.

Reelin and aromatase cooperate in ovarian follicle development
Meseke M, Pröls F, Schmahl C, Seebo K, Kruse C, Brandt N, Fester L, Zhou L, Bender R, Rune G
SCI REP-UK. 2018;8(1):8722.

Effects of the experimental administration of oral estrogen on prefrontal functions in healthy young women
Sommer T, Richter K, Singer F, Derntl B, Rune G, Diekhof E, Bayer J
PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY. 2018;235(12):3465-3477.


Experience-Dependent Regulation of Cajal-Retzius Cell Networks in the Developing and Adult Mouse Hippocampus
Anstötz M, Lee S, Neblett T, Rune G, Maccaferri G
CEREB CORTEX. 2017;1-16.

Sex-dependent regulation of aromatase-mediated synaptic plasticity in the basolateral amygdala
Bender R, Zhou L, Vierk R, Brandt N, Keller A, Gee C, Schäfer M, Rune G
J NEUROSCI. 2017;37(6):1532-1545.

Synaptopodin is regulated by aromatase activity
Fester L, Zhou L, Ossig C, Labitzke J, Bläute C, Bader M, Vollmer G, Jarry H, Rune G
J NEUROCHEM. 2017;140(1):126-139.

The serine protease inhibitor neuroserpin is required for normal synaptic plasticity and regulates learning and social behavior
Reumann R, Vierk R, Zhou L, Gries F, Kraus V, Mienert J, Romswinkel E, Morellini F, Ferrer I, Nicolini C, Fahnestock M, Rune G, Glatzel M, Galliciotti G
LEARN MEMORY. 2017;24(12):650-659.


Control of aromatase in hippocampal neurons
Fester L, Brandt N, Windhorst S, Pröls F, Bläute C, Rune G
J STEROID BIOCHEM. 2016;160:9-14.

Inositol-1,4,5-trisphosphate-3-kinase-A controls morphology of hippocampal dendritic spines
Köster J, Leggewie B, Blechner C, Brandt N, Fester L, Rune G, Schweizer M, Kindler S, Windhorst S
CELL SIGNAL. 2016;28(1):83-90.

Aromatase Expression in the Hippocampus of AD Patients and 5xFAD Mice
Prange-Kiel J, Dudzinski D, Pröls F, Glatzel M, Matschke J, Rune G
NEURAL PLAST. 2016;9802086.

Oestradiol synthesized by female neurons generates sex differences in neuritogenesis
Ruiz-Palmero I, Ortiz-Rodriguez A, Melcangi R, Caruso D, Garcia-Segura L, Rune G, Arevalo M
SCI REP-UK. 2016;6:31891.

Phenylketonuria: Direct and indirect effects of phenylalanine
Schlegel G, Scholz R, Ullrich K, Santer R, Rune G
EXP NEUROL. 2016;281:28-36.

Autoantibodies against thrombospondin type 1 domain-containing 7A induce membranous nephropathy
Tomas N, Hoxha E, Reinicke A, Fester L, Helmchen U, Gerth J, Bachmann F, Budde K, Nolte F, Zahner G, Rune G, Lambeau G, Meyer-Schwesinger C, Stahl R
J CLIN INVEST. 2016;126(7):2519-32.


The effect of estrogen synthesis inhibition on hippocampal memory
Bayer J, Rune G, Schultz H, Tobia M, Mebes I, Katzler O, Sommer-Blöchl T

Hippocampal synaptic connectivity in phenylketonuria
Horling K, Schlegel G, Schulz S, Vierk R, Ullrich K, Santer R, Rune G
HUM MOL GENET. 2015;4(24):1007-1018.

Structure-function-behavior relationship in estrogen-induced synaptic plasticity
Vierk R, Bayer J, Freitag S, Muhia M, Kutsche K, Wolbers T, Kneussel M, Sommer-Blöchl T, Rune G
HORM BEHAV. 2015;74:139-48.


Geschlecht und Effekte von Steroidhormonen im Zentralnervensystem (ZNS)
Brandt N, Vierk R, Fester L, Zhou L, Imholz P, Rune G

Hippocampal estradiol synthesis and its significance for hippocampal synaptic stability in male and female animals
Vierk R, Brandt N, Rune G
NEUROSCIENCE. 2014;(274):24-32.

Oestradiol-induced synapse formation in the female hippocampus: roles of oestrogen receptor subtypes
Zhou L, Fester L, Haghshenas S, de Vrese X, von Hacht R, Gloger S, Brandt N, Bader M, Vollmer G, Rune G
J NEUROENDOCRINOL. 2014;26(7):439-47.


Estrogen and the male hippocampus: genetic variation in the aromatase gene predicting serum estrogen is associated with hippocampal gray matter volume in men
Bayer J, Rune G, Kutsche K, Schwarze U, Kalisch R, Büchel C, Sommer-Blöchl T
HIPPOCAMPUS. 2013;23(2):117-21.

Sexual dimorphism in estrogen-induced synaptogenesis in the adult hippocampus
Brandt N, Vierk R, Rune G
INT J DEV BIOL. 2013;57(5):351-6.

Estradiol responsiveness of synaptopodin in hippocampal neurons is mediated by estrogen receptor β
Fester L, Labitzke J, Hinz R, Behem C, Horling K, Bernhard T, Bader M, Vollmer G, Rune G
J STEROID BIOCHEM. 2013;138:455-61.

Endocrine regulation of estrogen synthesis in the hippocampus?
Prange-Kiel J, Schmutterer T, Fester L, Zhou L, Imholz P, Brandt N, Vierk R, Jarry H, Rune G
PROG HISTOCHEM CYTO. 2013;48(2):49-64.


Steroids in the brain: regulators of brain plasticity and protectors against neuronal damage.
Beyer C, Rune G
J STEROID BIOCHEM. 2012;131(1-2):1.

Estrogen-regulated synaptogenesis in the hippocampus: sexual dimorphism in vivo but not in vitro.
Fester L, Prange-Kiel J, Zhou L, von Blittersdorf B, Böhm J, Jarry H, Schumacher M, Rune G
J STEROID BIOCHEM. 2012;131(1-2):24-29.

Zur zerebralen Wirkung von Östrogenen
Prange-Kiel J, Rune G
2012. Intersexualität kontrovers: Grundlagen, Erfahrungen, Positionen. Psychosozial-Verlag: 85-98.

Dysregulation of Rho GTPases in the αPix/Arhgef6 mouse model of X-linked intellectual disability is paralleled by impaired structural and synaptic plasticity and cognitive deficits.
Ramakers G, Wolfer D, Rosenberger G, Kuchenbecker K, Kreienkamp H, Prange-Kiel J, Rune G, Richter K, Langnaese K, Masneuf S, Bösl M, Fischer K, Krugers H, Lipp H, van Galen E, Kutsche K
HUM MOL GENET. 2012;21(2):268-286.

The Role of Brain-Derived Estrogen in the Female Hippocampus
Rune G
Forum Immunopath Dis Ther. 2012;3(1):51-58.

Aromatase inhibition abolishes LTP generation in female but not in male mice.
Vierk R, Glassmeier G, Zhou L, Brandt N, Fester L, Dudzinski D, Wilkars W, Bender R, Lewerenz M, Gloger S, Graser L, Schwarz J, Rune G
J NEUROSCI. 2012;32(24):8116-8126.


Estrogen synthesis in the hippocampus.
Fester L, Prange-Kiel J, Jarry H, Rune G
CELL TISSUE RES. 2011;345(3):285-294.

Tau-induced defects in synaptic plasticity, learning, and memory are reversible in transgenic mice after switching off the toxic Tau mutant.
Sydow A, Ann V, Zheng F, Ahmed T, Balschun D, Petrova O, Drexler D, Zhou L, Rune G, Mandelkow E, Alzheimer C, Mandelkow E
J NEUROSCI. 2011;31(7):2511-2525.

Reversibility of Tau-related cognitive defects in a regulatable FTD mouse model.
Sydow A, Ann V, Zheng F, Ahmed T, Balschun D, Petrova O, Drexler D, Zhou L, Rune G, Mandelkow E, D'Hooge R, Alzheimer C, Mandelkow E
J MOL NEUROSCI. 2011;45(3):432-437.


Roles of 17ß-estradiol involve regulation of reelin expression and synaptogenesis in the dentate gyrus.
Bender R, Zhou L, Wilkars W, Fester L, Lanowski J, Paysen D, König A, Rune G
CEREB CORTEX. 2010;20(12):2985-2995.

Aromatase inhibitors induce spine synapse loss in the hippocampus of ovariectomized mice.
Zhou L, Fester L, von Blittersdorf B, Hassu B, Nogens H, Prange-Kiel J, Jarry H, Wegscheider K, Rune G
ENDOCRINOLOGY. 2010;151(3):1153-1160.


Cholesterol-promoted synaptogenesis requires the conversion of cholesterol to estradiol in the hippocampus.
Fester L, Zhou L, Bütow A, Huber C, von Lossow R, Prange-Kiel J, Jarry H, Rune G

The opposing roles of estradiol on synaptic protein expression in hippocampal cultures.
Fester L, Zhou L, Voets C, Ossig C, Disteldorf E, Peters C, Bläute F, Prange-Kiel J, Dudzinski D, Jarry H, Rune G
PSYCHONEUROENDOCRINO. 2009;34(1):123-129.

NKCC1-dependent GABAergic excitation drives synaptic network maturation during early hippocampal development.
Pfeffer C, Stein V, Keating D, Maier H, Rinke I, Rudhard Y, Hentschke M, Rune G, Jentsch T, Hübner C
J NEUROSCI. 2009;29(11):3419-3430.

Estrus cyclicity of spinogenesis: underlying mechanisms.
Prange-Kiel J, Fester L, Zhou L, Jarry H, Rune G
J NEURAL TRANSM. 2009;116(11):1417-1425.


The dissection course - necessary and indispensable for teaching anatomy to medical students.
Korf H, Wicht H, Snipes R, Timmermans J, Paulsen F, Rune G, Baumgart-Vogt E
ANN ANAT. 2008;190(1):16-22.

The potential for beta-structure in the repeat domain of tau protein determines aggregation, synaptic decay, neuronal loss, and coassembly with endogenous Tau in inducible mouse models of tauopathy.
Mocanu M, Nissen A, Eckermann K, Khlistunova I, Biernat J, Drexler D, Petrova O, Schönig K, Bujard H, Mandelkow E, Zhou L, Rune G, Mandelkow E
J NEUROSCI. 2008;28(3):737-748.

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone regulates spine density via its regulatory role in hippocampal estrogen synthesis.
Prange-Kiel J, Jarry H, Schoen M, Kohlmann P, Lohse C, Zhou L, Rune G
J CELL BIOL. 2008;180(2):417-426.


The beta-propensity of Tau determines aggregation and synaptic loss in inducible mouse models of tauopathy.
Eckermann K, Mocanu M, Khlistunova I, Biernat J, Nissen A, Hofmann A, Schönig K, Bujard H, Haemisch A, Mandelkow E, Zhou L, Rune G, Mandelkow E
J BIOL CHEM. 2007;282(43):31755-31765.

Neuroprotection by estradiol: a role of aromatase against spine synapse loss after blockade of GABA(A) receptors.
Zhou L, Lehan N, Wehrenberg U, Disteldorf E, von Lossow R, Mares U, Jarry H, Rune G
EXP NEUROL. 2007;203(1):72-81.

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