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


  • K. Bohmbach, N. Masala, E.M. Schönhense, K. Hill, A.N. Haubrich, A. Zimmer, T. Opitz, H. Beck, C. Henneberger (2022) An astrocytic signaling loop for frequency-dependent control of dendritic integration and spatial learning. Nat. Commun. 13(1):7932. (link, open access)
  • Herde K, Bohmbach K, Domingos C, Vana N, Komorowska-Müller JA, Passlick S,  Schwarz I, Jackson CJ, Dietrich D, Schwarz MK, Henneberger C (2020) Local efficacy of glutamate uptake decreases with synapse size. Cell Rep. 32(12):108182 (link, open access)
  • Henneberger C, Bard L, Panatier A, Reynolds J, Kopach O, Medvedev NI, Minge D, Herde MK, Anders S, Kraev I, Heller JP, Rama S, Zheng K, Jensen TP, Sanchez-Romero I, Jackson C, Janovjak H, Ottersen OP, Nagelhus EA, Oliet SHR, Stewart MG, Nägerl UV, Rusakov DA (2020) LTP induction boosts glutamate spillover by driving withdrawal of perisynaptic astroglia. Neuron 108(5):919-936. (link, open access)
  • Semyanov A, Henneberger C, Agarwal A (2020) Making sense of astrocytic calcium signals — from acquisition to interpretation. Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 21(10):551–564. (link)
  • King CM, Bohmbach K, Minge D, Delekate A, Zheng K, Reynolds J, Rakers C, Zeug A, Petzold GC, Rusakov DA, Henneberger C (2020) Local Resting Ca2+ Controls the Scale of Astroglial Ca2+ Signals. Cell Rep. 30(10):3466-3477 (link, open access)
  • Breithausen B, Kautzmann S, Boehlen A, Steinhäuser C, Henneberger C (2020) Limited contribution of astroglial gap junction coupling to buffering of extracellular K+ in CA1 stratum radiatum. Glia. 68(5):918-931 (link, open access)


  • 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. 14(9):861-869 (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)


  • 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 (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)
  • 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)