Curriculum Vitae

1973Doctoral thesis, Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg
1968MD Exam (Staatsexamen)
Major previous appointments
since 2011Senior Group Leader, DZNE Bonn
1986-2011Group Leader Max-Planck-Unit Struct. Molec. Biol., c/o DESY, Hamburg
1977-1985Staff Scientist, MPI Med. Research, Heidelberg
1974-1976Postdoctoral fellow, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
1968-1971Medical internships, Univ. Hamburg, Heidelberg
Activities in the Scientific Community / Professional Memberships
 Scientific society memberships: German and international societies for cell biology, structural biology, neuroscience (DGZ, GBM, NWG, DGEM, ASCB, ANA, SfN, ISN).
 Advisory boards: ADPD, ICAD conferences.
 (Co-)Organizer of various meetings within priority programs of DFG, BMBF, MPG in areas
of cell biology (cytoskeleton, motor proteins), structural biology, and Alzheimer Disease.
Honors and Awards
2013Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award (Alzheimer's Assoc., USA)
2011Potamkin Award for Alzheimer Research (Am. Acad. Neurology) & Chancellor's Award Neurosciences (LSU, New Orleans)
2010Metlife Award Alzheimer Research (Metlife Foundation)
2007Alzheimer Research Award (Breuer Foundation)

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