Max Gassmann

Prof. Max Gassmann
Institut für Veterinärphysiologie
Universität Zürich
Winterthurerstr. 260
CH-8057 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 635 88 03
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 635 88 01
Fax: +41 (0) 44 635 89 32
E-mail: maxg(at)
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Key Publications of Max Gassmann (up to ten) :
Gassmann M. and Muckenthaler M.U. (2015). Adaptation of iron requirement to hypoxic conditions at high altitude. J Appl Phys; in press.

Diaz V., Gammella E., Recalcati S., Santambrogio P., Monge NA, Vogel J., Gassmann M.* and Cairo G.* (2013). Liver iron modulates hepcidin expression during chronically elevated erythropoiesis in mice. Hepatology, 58(6): 2122-32.

Gassmann M., Tissot van Patot M. (2011). Hypoxia: adapting to high altitude by mutating EPAS-1, the gene encoding HIF-2alpha. High Alt Med Biol. Summer:12(2):157-67.

Schuler B, Vogel J, Grenacher B, Jacobs RA, Arras M, Gassmann M. (2012). Acute and chronic elevation of erythropoietin in the brain improves exercise performance in mice without inducing erythropoiesis. FASEB J. Sep;26(9):3884-90.

Schuler B., Arras M., Keller S., Rettich A., Lundby C., Vogel J., Gassmann M. (2010). Optimal hematocrit for maximal exercise performance in acute and chronic erythropoietin-treated mice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. Jan:107(1):419-423.

Soliz J., Joseph V., Soulage Ch., Becskei C., Vogel J., Pequignot JM., Ogunshola O., Gassmann M. (2005). Erythropoietin regulates hypoxic ventilation in mice by interacting with brainstem and carotid bodies. J. Physiol. (London) 568: 559-571.

Ruschitzka F., Wenger R.H., Stallmach T., Quaschning T., de Wit C., Wagner K., Labugger R., Kelm M., Noll G., Rülicke T., Shaw S., Lindberg R.L.P., Rodenwaldt B., Lutz H., Bauer C., Lüscher T.F. and Gassmann M. (2000). Nitric oxide prevents cardiovascular disease and determines survival in polyglobulic mice overexpressing erythropoietin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97, 11609-11613.

Expertise of Max Gassmann:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeVulnerability to Change
Topic BiosphereAnimals
Topic Economy/ResourceUseTourism
MethodsData Collection - Measurement

Specialties of Max Gassmann:
Hypoxia, erythropoietin, doping, high altitude, cancer, HIF

Last update: 1/30/18
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