Molecular Neurodegeneration
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Haass
Group Leader and Site Speaker
Head of the Department of Metabolic Biochemistry at the Biomedical Center at the LMU
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 17
81377 München

christian.haass@dzne.de
 +49 89 4400-46549
Degrees
1990-1992Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Neurologic Diseases/Harvard Medical School,
Boston
1985-1989PhD thesis, Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg
Major previous appointments
since 1999Head of the Department of Metabolic Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1995-1999Professor of Molecular Biology at the Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim (University of Heidelberg)
1993-1995Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical School
Activities in the Scientific Community / Professional Memberships
since 2012Speaker of the DFG Excellence Cluster "Systems Neurology" (SyNergy)
since 2005Member of the Board of Reviewers of Science
since 2000Organization of the Annual International Eibsee Conference "Cellular Mechanisms of Alzheimer's Disease"
Honors and Awards
2018Brain Prize (shared with Bart De Strooper, John Hardy & Michel Goedert)
2018DFG Reinhart Koselleck Project
2017AFTD Biomarker Award
2016Elected Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
2016Rolf Becker Award
2015MetLife Award for Medical Research
2012ERC advanced grant
2010Honorary Degree of the University of Zurich
2006Sheik Hamdan Award for Medical Sciences (in the category Biology of Aging)
2006MetLife Foundation Promising Award for Medical Research
2002Potamkin Award of the American Academy of Neurology (shared with Bart De Strooper)
2002Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft(DFG)
2002Ernst Jung Award for Medicine
2002Hansen Family Award
2000International Alois Alzheimer Award

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