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


  • Zhang WH, Herde MK, Mitchell JA, Whitfield JH, Wulff AB, Vongsouthi V, Sanchez-Romero I, Gulakova PE, Minge D, Breithausen B, Schoch S, Janovjak H, Jackson CJ, Henneberger C (2018) Monitoring hippocampal glycine with the computationally designed optical sensor GlyFS. Nat. Chem. Biol. (epub ahead of print, doi: 10.1038/s41589-018-0108-2) (link).
  • Reichenbach N, Delekate A, Breithausen B, Keppler K, Poll S, Schulte T, Peter J, Plescher M, Hansen JN, Blank N, Keller A, Fuhrmann M, Henneberger C, Halle A, Petzold GC (2018) P2Y1 receptor blockade normalizes network dysfunction and cognition in an Alzheimer’s disease model. J. Exp. Med. 215(6):1649-1663 (link)
  • 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 27(2):903-918  (link, open access)
  • Jennings A, Tyurikova O, Bard L, Zheng K, Semyanov A, Henneberger C, Rusakov DA (2017) Dopamine elevates and lowers astroglial Ca2+ through distinct pathways depending on the synaptic circuitry. Glia 65(3):447-459  (link, open access)
  • Henneberger C (2017) Does rapid and physiological astrocyte-neuron signalling amplify epileptic activity? J. Physiol. 595(6):1917-1927 (link)
  • Henneberger C, Steinhäuser C (2016). Astrocytic TLR4 at the crossroads of inflammation and seizure susceptibility. J. Cell Biol. 215(5):607. (link, open access)
  • 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. Nat. Comm.  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# (2012) Monitoring local synaptic activity with astrocytic patch pipettes.  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 (2011) Astrocytes as Regulators of Synaptic Function: A Quest for the Ca2+ Master Key Neuroscientist 17:513-523 (link)

2010 and before

  • Henneberger C, Papouin T, Oliet SHR, Rusakov DA (2010) Long-term potentiation depends on release of d-serine from astrocytes. 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 (2002) Postsynaptic action of BDNF on GABAergic synaptic transmission in the superficial layers of the mouse superior colliculus. J. Neurophysiol. 88:595–603 (link)