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Christoph Handschin

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • Universitat Basel Department Biozentrum
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Physiological Reviews

Editorial Board

2018 - Present

Recent publications

  • Muscle Wasting Diseases: Novel Targets and Treatments

    • Furrer R
    • Handschin C
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  • PGC-1α regulates mitochondrial calcium homeostasis, SR stress and cell death to mitigate skeletal muscle aging

    • Gill JF, Delezie J, Santos G, McGuirk S, Schnyder S, Frank S, Rausch M, St-Pierre J H
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Professional experience


Biozentrum Basel

August 2015 - Present

Associate Professor

Biozentrum Basel

February 2009 - July 2015(6 years)

Assistant Professor, SNF Professor

Universität Zürich - University of Zurich

December 2006 - February 2009(2 years)

Postdoctoral Fellow / Instructor

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School

April 2002 - November 2006(5 years)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Biozentrum Basel

February 2001 - March 2002(a year)



Biozentrum Basel

January 1997 - January 2001(4 years)

MSc in Biochemistry

Biozentrum Basel

January 1992 - January 1996(4 years)


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Co-authors (309)

  • David Hurley
  • Marianne Liechti