Curriculum Vitae

2007Habilitation in Neurology, Philipps-University, Marburg
2000MD (Dr. med., summa cum laude), Universities of Munich, Bern, Marburg
1999Licence in Medicine (Approbation), Regierung von Unterfranken
1993BSc-equivalent in Physics (Vordiplom), University of Regensburg
Major previous appointments
since 2023Full Professor (W3, tenured) and Director, Dept. of Neurology, Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU), Munich, Germany
2019-2022Full Professor (W3, tenured) and Director, Dept. of Neurology, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Germany
2017-2019Coordinator of Clinical Research and Head of Clinical Trial Unit, DZNE Munich
2011-2019Full Professor for Translational Neurodegeneration (W3, tenured), DZNE Munich & Technical University Munich (TUM)

Senior Consultant (Oberarzt), Dept. of Neurology, Philipps-University, Marburg

2000-2004Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), Unit 679, Hôpital Salpêtrière, Paris, France
Activities in the Scientific Community / Professional Memberships
since 2023Co-Speaker, German Parkinson’s Competence Network
2017-2023Incoming / Acting / Past-President, German Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Society (DPG)
since 2021Chair, German Parkinson Study Group
since 2012Member, CurePSP Genetics Consortium, New York, NY, USA
Honors and Awards
2020Standout Achievement Award, CurePSP, New York, NY, USA
2017Dingebauer Award for Parkinson research, German Society for Neurology (DGN)
2011-2016Heisenberg-Professorship (W3), German Research Council (DFG)
2009First Price for „Innovative therapeutic strategies for neurodegenerative disorders“ Dr. Walter und Luise Freundlich-Foundation

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