o. Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Bernd Mayer

Bernd Mayer

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2010

  • Institut für Pharmazeutische Wissenschaften, Universität Graz

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Research Areas:

  • Medical-Theoretical Sciences, Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology
  • Lipidomics research
  • Medical biochemistry
  • Biochemistry

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Selected Memberships:

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie DGPT
  • Österreichische Pharmakologische Gesellschaft
  • Nitric Oxide Society
  • Gesellschaft zur Wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung der Parawissenschaften GWUP e.V.

Selected Prizes:

  • Erwin Schrödinger-Preis der ÖAW
  • Phönix Wissenschaftspreis für Pharmazie
  • Sandoz-Preis für Biologie
  • Forschungspreis des Landes Steiermark
  • Herba-Preis

Selected Publications:

  • Beretta, M.; Wölkart, G.; Schernthaner, M.; Griesberger, M.; Neubauer, R. et al. [..] (2012) Vascular bioactivation of nitroglycerin is catalyzed by cytosolic aldehyde dehydrogenase-2. Circulation Research, Bd. 110, S. 385-393.
  • Haemmerle, G.; Moustafa, T.; Woelkart, G.; Büttner, S.; Schmidt, A. et al. [..] (2011) ATGL-mediated fat catabolism regulates cardiac mitochondrial function via PPAR-α and PGC-1. Nature Medicine, Bd. 17, S. 1076-1085.
  • Beretta, M.; Gorren, A. C. F.; Wenzl, M. V.; Weis, R.; Russwurm, M. et al. [..] (2010) Characterization of the East Asian variant of aldehyde dehydrogenase-2: Bioactivation of nitroglycerin and effects of Alda-1. Journal of Biological Chemistry, Bd. 285, S. 943-952.
  • Mayer, B.; Hemmens, B. (1997) Biosynthesis and action of nitric oxide in mammalian cells. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, Bd. 22, S. 477-481.
  • Klatt, P.; Schmidt, K.; Lehner, D.; Glatter, O.; Bächinger, H. P. et al. [..] (1995) Structural analysis of porcine brain nitric oxide synthase reveals novel role of tetrahydrobiopterin and L-arginine in the formation of an SDS-resistant dimer. EMBO Journal, Bd. 14, S. 3687-3695.