Informations about Prof. Dr. med.

Current position

  • Co-Chair of the Neurology Department
  • Head of Neurogeriatrics Kiel research group

Medical qualifications

  • Neurologist
  • Clinical Geriatrics
  • DGKN-Certificates for EEG, EMG and Doppler

Clinical focus

  • Neurogeriatrics
  • Memory Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson

Academic qualifications

  • Medical thesis at the Institut für Neuroanatomie, University of Basel (CH) 2002
  • "Habilitation" in Neurology, Tübingen 2010

Scientifc focus

  • Quantitative analysis of movement and mobility in supervised and unsupervised environment in the elderly and Parkinson's patients
  • Quantitative assessment of geriatric patients with wearable technology
  • Biomarker for prodromal and progression markers of neurodegenerative dieseases 

Member of international societies

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie (DGN)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für klinische Neurophysiologie (DGKN)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gerontologie und Geriatrie (DGGG)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geriatrie (DGG)
  • International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR)
  • Movement Disorders Society (MDS), Co-chair of the Technology Task Force