Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Medical Center Goettingen, Goettingen (Germany)
Niels is professor of molecular pharmacology at the Institute of Pharmacology at the Georg-August University Göttingen. He graduated and received his MD from the University of Dresden in 2007. He worked as a postdoctoral scientist at the Institute of Pharmacology in Dresden, at the Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University and at the Institute of Pharmacology at the Duisburg-Essen University. In 2013, he obtained the specialization in Pharmacology and Toxicology. His field of interest is the regulation of ion channels and calcium signaling in the normal and diseased heart. He has received numerous research awards e.g. the Oskar-Lapp-Research Award (2015) from the German Cardiac Society and the Best of Basic Science Abstracts Award from the American Heart Association (2013).