Principle investigator

  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Wirth
  • Institut für Physiologische Chemie
  • Universität Ulm
  • Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
  • 89081 Ulm
  • Tel.: +49 731 500 23270
  • Fax: +49 731 500 22892
  • thomas.wirth(at)uni-ulm.de
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Traumatic brain injury induces microglia (Iba1) and astroglia (GFAP) activation in the area surrounding the primary insult (ipsi). Expression of the NF-κB dependent target gene Lipocalin 2 (Lcn2) is restricted to the brain region in close proximity of the mechanical damage (ipsi).