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Meyer-Lindenberg, Andreas

Education and Positions
2007
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Present
Central Institute of Mental Health (Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit)
Mannheim, Germany
Director and Vorstandsvorsitzender (CEO) of the Institute, Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Chair for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Heidelberg.
 
 
2005
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2007
National Institute of Mental Health, Genes, Cognition and Psychosis Program
Bethesda, USA, Head: Daniel Weinberger, MD
Investigator (tenure-track). Chief, Unit on Systems Neuroscience in Psychiatry. Codirector of the imaging core facility.
 
 
2003
 
 
M.Sc. in Mathematics Degree, grade "Mit Auszeichnung" (summa cum laude).
 
 
2001
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2005
National Institute of Mental Health, Clinical Brain Disorders Branch
Bethesda, USA, Head: Daniel Weinberger, MD
Staff Scientist (Clinician). Working on clinical and scientific aspects of neuroimaging research, functional neuroimaging, new analysis methods, transcranial magnetic stimulation and high-throughput functional/structural imaging. Codirector of the imaging core facility.
 
 
1999
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2007
Medical School, Justus-Liebig University
Giessen
Appointment as Privatdozent
 
 
1999
 
 
Ph.D. (Habilitation) by the Medical Faculty of the University of Giessen, Germany (no grade)
 
 
1997
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2001
National Institute of Mental Health, Clinical Brain Disorders Branch
Bethesda, USA, Head: Daniel Weinberger, MD
Visiting Associate Research Fellowship, Unit on Integrative Neuroimaging (Chief: Dr. Karen Berman). Junior staff appointment, extensive clinical training in psychiatric research. Research experience and methods development in PET, fMRI, Electrophysiology with focus on Psychopharmacology, Schizophrenia, Cognitive Dysfunction.
 
 
1997
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2003
Department of Mathematics, Fernuniversität
Hagen
 
 
1994
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1997
Centre for Psychiatry, Justus-Liebig University
Giessen, Head: Prof. Bernd Gallhofer
Resident until 1995 on closed psychiatric ward. Since 1995, lecturer in psychiatry. Head of fMRI imaging group since 1995. Since January 1996, head of neurophysiological laboratory. Since April 1996, senior registrar supervising two psychiatric wards.
 
 
1991
 
 
M.D. dissertation on neurochemistry, grade "Sehr gut" (magna cum laude)
 
 
1991
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1994
Department of Neurology, State Clinic of the Rhine
Bonn, Head: Prof. Robert Heitmann, s 8/1993: Priv. Doz. Rolf Biniek
Resident. Rotations to neurological ICU, neurological wards, electroencephalography, evoked potentials, and Doppler sonography. In charge of Clinic hygiene since 1993.
 
 
1989
 
 
Cornell University - New York Hospital
New York City
Research visit at the Unit for Neurochemistry (Prof. J.J. Mann), financed by grant from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn
 
 
1987
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1991
Research assistant at the Neurochemistry Laboratory of Bonn University (head: Prof. Marie Luise Rao).
 
 
1984
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1991
Medical School, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität
Bonn
Exams 1986 (Physikum, grade 1.0), 1987 (grade 1.0), 1990 (grade 1.66), 1991 (grade 1.83). Internship in surgery and medicine at Lüdenscheid, Germany, internship in neurology at the University Clinics for Neurology, Bonn.
 
 

Awards
2009
 
 
NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Award
 
 
2007
 
 
A. E. Bennett Research Award, Society of Biological Psychiatry
 
 
2006
 
 
Roche/Nature Medicine Award for Translational Neuroscience
 
 
2006
 
 
Joel Elkes International Award for Clinical Research, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
 
 
2001
 
 
International Congress for Schizophrenia Research Award 2001
 
 
2000
 
 
2000 NARSAD Young Investigator Award
 
 
1999
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2001
National Institutes of Health Fellows Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research, 1999, 2000, 2001
 
 
1998
 
 
Bristol-Myers-Squibb Young Investigator Award
 
 
1989
 
 
Travel grant, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
 
 
1984
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1991
Stipendiate of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn (national honor society)