Portraitfoto: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Heike Rittner

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heike Rittner, MD

Scientific Coordinator

Phone:+49 931 201-30251


Further positions

  • Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency and Pain Medicine
  • Head of the Chair of Pain Medicine
  • Head of Interdisciplinary Pain Centre ZiS 
  • PI Adhesion-GPCR CIRL (P6) and Netrin (P7) 
  • Head, Molecular Pain Research Group


  • Board certified in Anaesthesiology
  • Board certified in Special Pain Therapy
  • Board certified in Palliative Medicine
  • Habilitation in Anaesthesiology 


  • Inflammatory and neuropathic pain
  • Barriers as protection for the nervous system
  • Pain control mechanisms
  • Complex regional pain syndrome