Please find selected publications below. For a complete list of CH’s publications please see Pubmed.


  • Minge D, Senkov O, Kaushik R, Herde MK, Tikhobrazova O, Wulff AB, Mironov A, van Kuppevelt TH, Oosterhof A, Kochlamazashvili G, Dityatev A, Henneberger C (2017) Heparan sulfates support pyramidal cell excitability, synaptic plasticity and context discrimination. Cereb. Cortex (Epub ahead of print, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx003) (link, open access)
  • Henneberger C, Steinhäuser C (2016). Astrocytic TLR4 at the crossroads of inflammation and seizure susceptibility. J. Cell Biol. 215(5):607. (link, open access)
  • Claus L, Philippot C, Griemsmann S, Timmermann A, Jabs R, Henneberger C, Kettenmann H, Steinhäuser C (2016) Barreloid borders and neuronal activity shape panglial gap junction coupled networks in the mouse thalamus. Cereb. Cortex (Epub ahead of print, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw368) (link)
  • Jennings A, Tyurikova O, Bard L, Zheng K, Semyanov A, Henneberger C, Rusakov DA (2016) Dopamine elevates and lowers astroglial Ca2+ through distinct pathways depending on the synaptic circuitry Glia (Epub ahead of print, doi: 10.1002/glia.23103) (link, open access)
  • Henneberger C (2016) Does rapid and physiological astrocyte-neuron signalling amplify epileptic activity? J. Physiol. (Epub ahead of print, doi: 10.1113/JP271958) (link)
  • Bedner P, Dupper A, Hüttmann K, Müller J, Herde MK, Dublin P, Deshpande T, Schramm J, Häussler U, Haas CA, Henneberger C, Theis M & Steinhäuser C (2015). Astrocyte uncoupling as a cause of human temporal lobe epilepsy. Brain 138, 1208–1222 (link, editor’s choice).


  • Anders S, Minge D, Griemsmann S, Herde MK, Steinhäuser C, Henneberger C (2014) Spatial properties of astrocyte gap junction coupling in the rat hippocampus. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 369:1654 doi: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0600 (link, open access)
  • Scott R*#, Henneberger C*#, Padmashri R*, Anders S, Jensen T, Rusakov DA# (2014) Neuronal adaptation involves rapid expansion of the action potential initiation site. Nature Comms  5:3817, pp 1-12 (link, open access, # correspondence)
  • Medvedev N, Popov V, Henneberger C, Kraev I, Rusakov DA, Stewart MG (2014) Glia selectively approach synapses on thin dendritic spines. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B  369:1654 doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0047 (link, open access)
  • Davydova D*, Marini C*, King C, Klueva J, Bischof F, Romorini S, Montenegro-Venegas C, Heine M, Schneider R, Schröder MS, Altrock WD, Henneberger C, Rusakov DA, Gundelfinger ED, Fejtova A (2014) Bassoon specifically controls presynaptic P/Q-type Ca2+ channels via RIM-binding protein. Neuron 82:181-194 (link)
  • Rusakov DA#, Bard L#, Stewart MG, Henneberger C# (2014) Diversity of astroglial functions alludes to subcellular specialisation. Trends Neurosci 37:228-242 (link, # correspondence)


  • Henneberger C#, Rusakov DA#, Monitoring local synaptic activity with astrocytic patch pipettes (2012) Nat. Protocols 7:2171-2179 (link, # correspondence)
  • Ermolyuk YS, Alder FG, Henneberger G, Rusakov DA, Kullmann DM, Volynski KE (2012) Independent regulation of basal neurotransmitter release efficacy by variable Ca2+ influx and bouton size at small central synapses. PLoS Biology 10:e1001396 (pp 1-15, link)
  • Rusakov DA, Zheng K, Henneberger C. Astrocytes as Regulators of Synaptic Function: A Quest for the Ca2+ Master Key (2011) Neuroscientist 17:513-523 (link)

2010 and before

  • Henneberger C, Papouin T, Oliet SHR, Rusakov DA. Long-term potentiation depends on release of d-serine from astrocytes (2010) Nature 463:232-236 (link)
  • Kochlamazashvili G*, Henneberger C*, Bukalo O*, Dvoretskova E, Senkov O, Lievens PM, Westenbroek R, Engel AK, Catterall WA, Rusakov DA, Schachner M, Dityatev A (2010) The Extracellular Matrix Molecule Hyaluronic Acid Regulates Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity by Modulating Postsynaptic L-Type Ca2+ Channels. Neuron 67:116-128 (link, * equal contribution)
  • Henneberger C, Redman SJ, Grantyn R (2007) Cortical efferent control of subcortical sensory neurons by synaptic disinhibition. Cereb. Cortex. 17:2039–49 (link)
  • Meier JC, Henneberger C, Melnick I, Racca C, Harvey RJ, Heinemann U, Schmieden V, Grantyn R (2005). RNA editing produces glycine receptor alpha3(P185L), resulting in high agonist potency. Nat. Neurosci. 8:736–744 (link)
  • Henneberger C, Juttner R, Rothe T, Grantyn R. Postsynaptic action of BDNF on GABAergic synaptic transmission in the superficial layers of the mouse superior colliculus (2002) J. Neurophysiol. 88:595–603 (link)