PhD Martin Giera

Associate Professor, Group Leader Metabolomics


Martin Giera is the head of the Metabolomics group at the Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). He studied pharmacy in Heidelberg and Munich and obtained his PhD in pharmaceutical chemistry from LMU Munich. After his postdoc training at the VU University Amsterdam he joined the LUMC in 2011, today heading the Metabolomics group. Martin has been a visiting scientist at Harvard medical school and the Scripps research institute. He serves as editor and editorial board member for several journals, is chairman of the interdisciplinary committee of the FWO science foundation, coordinator of the multi-national ArthritisHeal consortium, consultant to pharma partners and has published more than 130 scientific articles and book chapters in the field of metabolomics and lipidomics analysis.


  • Single Quadrupole Multiple Fragment Ion Monitoring Quantitative Mass Spectrometry

    Xue J, Derks RJE, Webb B, Billings EM, Aisporna A, Giera M and Siuzdak G.

    Anal Chem. 2021 Aug 10;93(31):10879-10889. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c01246. Epub 2021 Jul 27. PMID: 34313111

  • Inhibition of Δ24-dehydrocholesterol reductase activates pro-resolving lipid mediator biosynthesis and inflammation resolution.

    Körner A, Zhou E, Müller C, Mohammed Y, Herceg S, Bracher F, Rensen PCN, Wang Y, Mirakaj V, Giera M.

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Oct 8;116(41):20623-20634. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1911992116. Epub 2019 Sep 23. PMID: 31548397

  • Identification of bioactive metabolites using activity metabolomics.

    Rinschen MM, Ivanisevic J, Giera M, Siuzdak G.

    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2019 Jun;20(6):353-367. doi: 10.1038/s41580-019-0108-4. PMID: 30814649

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