Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Assistant Dean Student Affairs
Doha | Qatar
Dr. Dietrich Büsselberg joined Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar (WCM-Q) in January 2010. Prior to coming to WCM-Q, he served as Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience at Texas Tech University, Health Science Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.
Dr. Büsselberg holds a State Exam for Teaching from the University of Hannover, Germany (1981) a B.S and M.S. from University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany (1987) and a Ph.D. from the University of Hohenheim (Germany), Institute of Zoology in collaboration with the University of Albany (U.S.), School of Public Health (1989). In 1995, he received a habilitation and venia legendi for Physiology from the Heinrich-Heine University of Düsseldorf Medical Faculty.
Following his formal education, he served as substitute for the Chair of Physiology at the University of Essen, Institute of Physiology; as Assistant Professor (Priv.-Doz.) at the University of Göttingen, Institute of Physiology; and as Associate Professor (Apl. Professor) at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Physiology.
At WCM-Q Dr. Büsselberg served as an Assistant Dean for Student Affairs from 2012 until 2015 and Assistant Dean for Premedical Learning from 2016 until now. Furthermore, he was course director of Human Structure and Function from 2011 until 2015.
His research focusses on physiology/pharmacology and cell signaling in cancer cells, using molecular and electrophysiological approaches as well as cellular imaging techniques. He has published more than 100 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and is on the editorial board of Insights in Breast Cancer, World Journal of Biological Chemistry and the Journal of Community Medicine and Health Affairs). Furthermore, he and has been the former Editor in Chief for the Journal of Local and Global Health Science and Guest editor for the Journal of Toxicology.
Primary Affiliation: Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar - Doha , Qatar
PubMed Central Citations
Universität Duisburg Essen
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Melbourne
University of Duisburg-Essen
Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias
342PubMed Central Citations
Acta Ophthalmol 2018 May 8;96(3):222-231. Epub 2017 Apr 8.
Experimental and Molecular Cardiovascular Laboratory, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Cardiovasc Ther 2017 Dec 4;35(6). Epub 2017 Oct 4.
Centre for Chronic Disease, College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, Melbourne, Vic., Australia.
Biomed Pharmacother 2017 Nov 12;95:437-446. Epub 2017 Sep 12.
Department of Chemical Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic. Electronic address:
J Cell Mol Med 2017 Nov 19;21(11):2837-2851. Epub 2017 May 19.
Qatar Foundation-Education City, Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar, Doha, Qatar.
Biomed Pharmacother 2017 Jul 23;91:60-69. Epub 2017 May 23.
Department of Chemical Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic; 2nd Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine,St. Annés University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic. Electronic address:
Int J Food Sci Nutr 2017 Jun 29;68(4):392-401. Epub 2016 Nov 29.
a Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar , Qatar Foundation-Education City , Doha , Qatar.
Biomed Pharmacother 2017 May 24;89:578-590. Epub 2017 Mar 24.
Department of Chemical Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho tr. 1/1946, 612 42 Brno, Czechia. Electronic address:
Metab Brain Dis 2016 08 4;31(4):749-59. Epub 2016 Apr 4.
State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, 730046, People's Republic of China.
Exp Mol Pathol 2016 08 20;101(1):157-62. Epub 2016 Jul 20.
Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar, Qatar Foundation-Education City, Doha, Qatar. Electronic address:
Neuropeptides 2016 Jun 13;57:1-8. Epub 2016 Jan 13.
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic; Laboratory of Structural Biology and Proteomics, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic; 2(nd) Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. Electronic address:
Am J Transl Res 2015 15;7(11):2462-73. Epub 2015 Nov 15.
2nd Department of Internal Medicine, St. Anne's University Hospital and Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic.
J Toxicol 2012 21;2012:825354. Epub 2012 Mar 21.
Institute of Neuropathology, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.
J Neurophysiol 2009 Jul 13;102(1):424-36. Epub 2009 May 13.
Division of Neurophysiology, Center of Biomedicine and Medical Technology Mannheim, CBTM Ludolf-Krehl-Strasse 13-17, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, D-68167 Mannheim, Germany.
J Appl Physiol (1985) 2007 Aug;103(2):723; author reply 726-7