Education and Positions
C4 Professor at the Department "Clinical Neurobiology" of the Medical Faculty of the University and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Heidelberg.
Head of the Department of Clinical Neurobiology, Neurological University Hospital Heidelberg and Interdisciplinary Center of Neurosciences (IZN), University Heidelberg.
Hermann-and-Lilly-Schilling-Foundation C3 Professor at the Center for Molecular Biology, University Heidelberg.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Molecular Biology, University Heidelberg (Prof. P.H. Seeburg).
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Neurology Research Laboratory (Prof. Dennis W. Choi).
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, EEG Laboratory (Prof. Barry Tharp).
Resident at the University Hospital for Pediatrics, Department of Pediatric Neurology, Lübeck/Germany.
Resident at the University Hospital for Psychiatry, Department of Child Psychiatry, Mannheim/Germany.
Medical School, University of Heidelberg
Medicine, 1976-1982, University of Heidelberg, Dr. med., Thesis of dissertation on the subject "Phenomenology of jealousy in the work of Marcel Proust and the psychiatric literature of his time" (supervisor: Prof. Dietrich von Engelhardt), University of Heidelberg, Institute of History of Medicine.
1993: Dr. med. habil. in Biochemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg University Marsilius Fellow
Philip Morris Research Award
Prix Franco-Allemand Gay-Lussac - Humboldt
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize awarded by the DFG
Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande
The Drs. C. and F. Demuth Swiss Medical Research Foundation Annual Award
Stanford University Dean's Postdoctoral Fellowship
Clinical Neuroscience Trainee Award, Los Angeles Society of Neurology and Psychiatry
Scholarship Award of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
Board of Directors
Scientific Advisory Board
Teaching & Training
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