Klinik und Poliklinik für Neurologie

Curriculum Vitae

07.07.1962 born in Minden, Germany, married, two children
June 1981 "Abitur" (College degree) "1.3" on a scale 1 - 6
July 1981 - October 1982 Military Service
April 1983 - November 1989 Medical School, University of Göttingen, Germany
November 1989 Medical degree "excellent"
August 1985 - December 1989 Research assistant at the Max - Planck - Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany
December 1989 /td> PhD thesis defended "summa cum laude"
March 1986 Scholar of the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" (German scholarship foundation)
January 1990 Resident at the Dept. of Neurology, Univ. of Tübingen, Germany
October 1991-July 1993 Research fellow in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
August 1993-June 1998 Resident at the Dept. of Neurology, Univ. of Tübingen, Germany
July 1998-present Fellow at the Dept. of Neurology,
Univ. of Bonn, Germany
Head of the Neurobiology research lab
Head of Movement disorder outpatient clinic
Head of the sleep research lab
November 2004 Associate Professor Univ. of Bonn


1992: FIDIA award 'Excitatory Amino Acids'
1995: Award of the European Neurological Society
1998: Heredo-Ataxie-Award


1992: American Society for Neuroscience
1993: American Academy of Neurology
1993: New York Academy of Sciences
1994: Movement Disorder Society
1998: Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft
1998: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie