Dr. med. Christiane Gärtner

Dr. med. Christiane Gärtner



0341-97 16633

Room: 320.2


  • PhD Student, IZBI, University Leipzig, since 2024
  • PhD Student in bioinformatics, Faculty for Bioinformatics, University Leipzig, since 2021
  • MSc in Bioinformatics, University Leipzig, 2017 - 2020
  • Doctor in Medicine, Dr. med., University Leipzig, 2015
  • study of medicine, University Leipzig, 2005 - 2013


  • sex- and gender-sensitive healthcare
  • epigenomics and transcriptomics in cancer and other entities
  • sex- and age-specific reference limits for laboratory parameters
  • sex-bias in health and disease


  2023 (3) Gärtner C, Fallmann J, Stadler PF, Kaiser T and Berkemer, SJ, 2023. Toward a Systematic Assessment of Sex Differences in Cystic Fibrosis. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 13(6), p.924. doi: 10.3390/jpm13060924   Walter Costa MB*, Gärtner C*, Schmidt M, Berg T, Seehofer D and Kaiser T, 2023. Revising the MELD Score to Address Sex-Bias in Liver Transplant Prioritization for a German Cohort. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 13(6), p.963. doi: 10.3390/jpm13060963. (Shared first authorship)   Gessner R, Gärtner C, Schmidt M, Eckelt F, Wirkner K, Löffler M, Uhe T, Isermann B, Laufs U, Kaiser T and Wachter R, 2023. Higher troponin T serum concentrations in hospital patients without diagnosed cardiac diseases compared to a population-based cohort. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM). doi: 10.1515/cclm-2023-0040. (Shared first authorship)   2021 (3) Gärtner C, Langhammer R, Schmidt M, Federbusch M, Wirkner K, Löffler M, Isermann B, Laufs U, Wachter R, Kaiser T, Revisited Upper Reference Limits for Highly Sensitive Cardiac Troponin T in Relation to Age, Sex, and Renal Function. J Clin Med. 2021 Nov 25;10(23):5508. doi: 10.3390/jcm10235508.   Olzog VJ, Gärtner C, Stadler PF, Fallmann J, Weinberg CE, cyPhyRNA-seq: a genome-scale RNA-seq method to detect active self-cleaving ribozymes by capturing RNAs with 2',3' cyclic phosphates and 5' hydroxyl ends. RNA Biol. 2021 Nov 12;18(sup2):818-831. doi: 10.1080/15476286.2021.1999105.   Walter Costa MB, Wernsdorfer M, Kehrer A, Voigt M, Cundius C, Federbusch M, Eckelt F, Remmler J, Schmidt M, Pehnke S, Gärtner C, Wehner M, Isermann B, Richter H, Telle J, Kaiser T, The Clinical Decision Support System AMPEL for Laboratory Diagnostics: Implementation and Technical Evaluation. JMIR Med Inform. 2021 Jun 3;9(6):e20407. doi: 10.2196/20407.   2015 (1) Dhein S*, Gaertner C*, Georgieff C, Salameh A, Schlegel F, Mohr FW, Effects of isoprenaline on endothelial connexins and angiogenesis in a human endothelial cell culture system. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2015 Jan;388(1):101-8. doi: 10.1007/s00210-014-1059-0. (Shared first authorship)   2012 (2) Duerrschmidt N, Hagen A, Gaertner C, Wermke A, Nowicki M, Spanel-Borowski K, Stepan H, Mohr FW, Dhein S, Nicotine effects on human endothelial intercellular communication via α4β2 and α3β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2012 Jun;385(6):621-32. doi: 10.1007/s00210-012-0738-y.   Gärtner C, Ziegelhöffer B, Kostelka M, Stepan H, Mohr FW, Dhein S, Knock-down of endothelial connexins impairs angiogenesis. Pharmacol Res. 2012 Mar;65(3):347-57. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2011.11.012.  


  • former member of the Leipzig University Orchestra
  • advanced latin certificate