Mag. Dr. Simone Sartori

University Assistant

Phone: +43-(0)512-507 - 58803
Fax: +43-(0)512-507 - 58899

Neuropharmacology - Group

For publications in Pubmed click here


Short Curriculum

born: August 20, 1976

1994 – 2000 Pharmacy School, University of Innsbruck
2000 – 2001 Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
2001 – 2005 Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2005 – 2009 Full - time post - doctoral position, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Innsbruck
2009 University Assistant, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Innsbruck

Applications at other universities
2000 – 2001 Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Teaching Experience
  • School of Pharmacy
    • lectures in basic pharmacology
    • small group teaching in pharmacology, bioanalytics and clinical chemistry
    • supervision of diploma thesis
    • data processing
  • School of Nursing
    • lectures in basic pharmacology

Scientific Awards
  • Selected student for the FENS / Hertie winter school (2003, 2004)
  • Award of the Dr. Maria - Schaumayer - Stiftung (2006)
  • Scientific award from the City of Innsbruck (2007)


Evaluation of publication record (as of 10/2009)
  • Number of citations of own publications (original papers and reviews): 76
  • h - Index: 5
  • Total impact factor of publications in refereed journals: 39
  • Mean impact factor per original publication: 3.9


Selected publications

Sartori SB, Burnet PWJ, Sharp T, Singewald N (2004)
"Evaluation of the effect of chronic antidepressant treatment on neurokinin - 1 receptor expression in the rat brain"
Neuropharmacology: 46: 1177-1183

Singewald N, Sinner C, Hetzenauer A, Sartori SB, Murck H (2004)
"Magnesium - deficient diet alters depression- and anxiety - related behavior in mice – influence of desipramine and hypericum perforatum extract"
Neuropharmacology: 47: 1189-1197

Keck M, Sartori SB, Welt T, Müller MB, Ohl F, Holsboer F, Landgraf R, Singewald N (2005)
"Differences in serotonergic neurotransmission between rats displaying high or low anxiety / depression - like behavior: effects of chronic paroxetine treatment"
J Neurochem: 92: 1170-1179

Serres F, Sartori SB, Halton A, Pei Q, Rochat C, Singewald N, Sharp T, Millan M (2006)
"Stereoselective and regions - specific induction of immediate early gene expression in rat parietal cortex by blockade of neurokinin - 1 receptors"
J Psychopharmacol: 20(4): 570-576

Bosch OJ, Sartori SB, Singewald N, Neumann ID (2007)
"Changes in extracellular amino acid contents in the paraventricular nucleus and the central amygdala in high- and low - anxiety lactating rats during maternal aggression: regulation by oxytocin"
Stress: 10(3): 261-270

Whittle N., Sartori SB, Dierssen M, Lubec G, Singewald N (2007)
"Fetal Down - Syndrome brains exhibit aberrant levels of neurotransmitters critical for normal brain development"
Pediatrics: 120(6): e1465-71

Nguyen NK, Sartori SB, Herzog H, Tasan R, Sperk G, Singewald N (2008)
"Effect of neuropeptide Y Y2 receptor deletion on emotional stress induced neuronal activation in mice"
Synapse: 63(3): 236-246

Ebner K, Sartori SB, Singewald N (2009)
"Tachykinin receptors as therapeutic targets in stress - related disorders"
Curr Pharm Des: 15(14): 1647-7


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