PD Dr. med. vet. Harald Michael Hammon

+49 38208 68-693
Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Nutritional Physiology "Oskar Kellner"
Endocrine Metabolic Regulation Unit
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Metabolic and endocrine regulation of growth, development and energy metabolism in cattle
  • Dairy nutrition (calf, cow)

Curriculum Vitae

  • 04/2004-present:
    Senior Scientist and deputy head at the Institute of Nutritional Physiology (“Oskar-Kellner)”, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany; Head of the Endocrine Metabolic Regulation Unit
  • 04/1998-03/2004: Scientist at the Division of Nutrition Pathology, Institute of Animal Breeding, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 12/2003: Habilitation in Animal Physiology at the University of Bern, Venia docendi for Animal Physiology
  • 09/2001-05/2002: Residence at the Department of Animal Science, Purdue University, IN, US
  • 01/1994-03/1998: Post Doc at the Division of Nutrition Pathology, Institute of Animal Breeding, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 02/1993-12/1993: Veterinary practice (large animals), Feuchtwangen, Germany
  • 04/1991-12/1992: Doctoral Thesis at the Division of Nutrition Pathology, Institute of Animal Breeding, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 09.01.1991: Approbation as veterinary doctor
  • 1985-1990: Study of veterinary medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich

Teaching

Physiology and anatomy in farm animals and metabolic performance at the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AUF), University of Rostock

Publications

Schwarm, A.; Viergutz, T.; Kuhla, B.; Hammon, H. M.; Schweigel-Röntgen, M. (2013):
Fuel feeds function: energy balance and bovine peripheral blood mononuclear cell activation. Comp Biochem Phys A 164 (1): 101-110
Weber, F. M.; Hametner, C.; Tuchscherer, A; Losand, B.; Kanitz, E.; Otten, W.; Singh, S. P.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Becker, F.; Kanitz, W.; Hammon, H. M. (2013):
Variation in fat mobilization during early lactation differently affects feed intake, body condition, and lipid and glucose metabolism in high-yielding dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 96 (1): 165-180
Hammon, H. M.; Steinhoff-Wagner, J.; Flor, J.; Schönhusen, U.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Role of colostrum and colostrum components on glucose metabolism in neonatal calves. J Anim Sci 91 (2): 685-695
Hötger, K.; Hammon, H. M.; Weber, F. M.; Görs, S.; Tröscher, A.; Bruckmaier, R.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Supplementation of conjugated linoleic acid in dairy cows reduces endogenous glucose production during early lactation. J Dairy Sci 96 (4): 2258-2270
Börner, S.; Derno, M.; Hacke, S.; Kautzsch, U.; Schäff, C.; ThanThan, S.; Kuwayama, H.; Hammon, H. M.; Röntgen, M.; Weikard, R.; Kühn, Ch.; Tuchscherer, A; Kuhla, B. (2013):
Plasma ghrelin is positively associated with body fat, liver fat and milk fat content, but not with feed intake of dairy cows after parturition. J Endocrinol 216 (2): 217-229
Derno, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Schön, P.-Ch.; Schwarm, A.; Röntgen, M.; Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C.; Bruckmaier, R.; Kuhla, B. (2013):
Short-term feed intake is regulated by macronutrient oxidation in lactating Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci 96 (2): 971-980
Schönhusen, U.; Junghans, P.; Flöter, A.; Steinhoff-Wagner, J.; Görs, S.; Schneider, F.; Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M. (2013):
First-pass uptake and oxidation of glucose by the splanchnic tissue in young goats fed soy protein-based milk diets with or without amino acid supplementation. J Dairy Sci 96 (4): 2400-2412
Börner, S.; Albrecht, E.; Schäff, C.; Hacke, S.; Kautzsch, U.; Derno, M.; Hammon, H. M.; Röntgen, M.; Sauerwein, H.; Kuhla, B. (2013):
Reduced AgRP activation in the hypothalamus of cows with high extent of fat mobilization after parturition. Gen Comp Endocr 193: 167-177
Schäff, C.; Börner, S.; Hacke, S.; Kautzsch, U.; Sauerwein, H.; Spachmann, S. K.; Schweigel-Röntgen, M.; Hammon, H. M.; Kuhla, B. (2013):
Increased muscle fatty acid oxidation in dairy cows with intensive body fat mobilization during early lactation. J Dairy Sci 96 (10): 6449-6460
Mielenz, M.; Kuhla, B.; Hammon, H. M. (2013):
Abundance of adiponectin system and G-protein coupled receptor GPR109A mRNA in adipose tissue and liver of F2 offspring cows of Charolais x German Holstein crosses that differ in body fat accumulation. J Dairy Sci 96 (1): 278-289
Weber, F. M.; Hametner, C.; Tuchscherer, A; Losand, B.; Kanitz, E.; Otten, W.; Sauerwein, H.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Becker, F.; Kanitz, W.; Hammon, H. M. (2013):
Hepatic gene expression involved in glucose and lipid metabolism in transition cows: effects of fat mobilization during early lactation in relation to milk performance and metabolic changes. J Dairy Sci 96 (9): 5670-5681
Widmann, P.; Reverter, A.; Fortes, M.; Weikard, R.; Suhre, K.; Hammon, H. M.; Albrecht, E.; Kühn, Ch. (2013):
A systems biology approach using metabolomic data reveals genes and pathways interacting to modulate divergent growth in cattle. BMC Genomics 14: 798-815
Hötger, K.; Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
CLAs ermöglichen effizientere Produktion. ELITE (6): 42-43
Gohlke, A.; Ingelmann, C. -J.; Nürnberg, G.; Weitzel, J. M.; Hammon, H. M.; Görs, S.; Starke, A.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Influence of 4-week intraduodenal supplementation of quercetin on performance, glucose metabolism, and mRNA abundance of genes related to glucose metabolism and antioxidative status in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 96 (11): 6986-7000
Nebendahl, C.; Krüger, R.; Görs, S.; Albrecht, E.; Martens, K.; Hennig, S.; Storm, N.; Höppner, Wolfgang; Pfuhl, R.; Metzler-Zebeli, B. U.; Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Effects on transcriptional regulation and lipid droplet characteristics in the liver of female juvenile pigs after early postnatal feed restriction and refeeding are dependent on birth weight. Plos One 8 (11): 1-19
Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M.; Derno, M.; Weber, F. M.; Kuhla, B. (2013):
Beeinflussung des Erhaltungs- und Leistungsbedarfs durch physiologische Faktoren als Grundlage einer effizienten Milchproduktion. Schriftenreihe / Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiol 22: 9-16
Laeger, T.; Hammon, H. M.; Kuhla, B. (2012):
Beta-hydroxybutyric acid/glucose ratio dependent orexigenic signaling in hypothalamic GT1-7 cells. Proc. Soc. Nutr. Physiol. 21: 52-52
Sawitzky, M.; Zeissler, A.; Langhammer, M.; Bielohuby, M.; Stock, P.; Hammon, H. M.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Stoehr, B. J. M.; Bidlingmaier, M.; Fromm-Dornieden, C.; Baumgartner, B. G.; Christ, B.; Brenig, B.; Binder, G.; Metzger, F.; Renne, U.; Hoeflich, A. (2012):
Phenotype selection reveals coevolution of muscle glycogen and protein and PTEN as a gate keeper for the accretion of muscle mass in adult female mice. Plos One 7 (6): 1-13
Schäff, C.; Boener, S.; Hacke, S.; Kautsch, U.; Albrecht, E; Hammon, H. M.; Röntgen, M.; Kuhla, B. (2012):
Increased Anaplerosis, TCA Cycling, and Oxidative Phosphorylation in the Liver of Dairy Cows with Intensive Body Fat Mobilization during Early Lactation. J Proteome Res 11 (11): 5503-5514
Schäff, C.; Albrecht, D.; Hammon, H. M.; Röntgen, M.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2012):
A longitudinal proteomic approach to investigate liver metabolism in periparturient dairy cows with different body fat mobilization. In: Farm Animal Proteomics : proceedings of the 3rd Managing Commitee Meeting and 2nd Meeting of the Working Groups 1,2 &