Department of Neurology

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Director

NamePhone
Prof. Dr. Arno Villringer
Director
  • +49 341 9940-2220

Research group leader

NamePhone
Dr. Vadim Nikulin
Research group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2207
Dr. Julia Sacher
Minerva research group leader, Equal opportunities officer
  • +49 341 9940-2409

Group leaders

NamePhone
Prof. Dr. Tom Fritz
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2413
Dr. Annette Horstmann
Group leader (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2258
Prof. Dr. habil. Jane Neumann
Group leader (in cooperation with University of Jena)
  • +49 341 9940-2621
Prof. Dr. Hellmuth Obrig
Group leader (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9724-980
Prof. Patrick Ragert, PhD
Group leader (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9731704
Prof. Dr. Dr. Matthias Schroeter, M.A.
Group leader (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9724962
PD Dr. med. Bernhard Sehm
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-116
Dr. Veronica Witte
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2426

Scientific researchers and Postdocs

NamePhone
Mert Akbal, Dipl. Künstler
Scientific researcher
Dr. Anahit Babayan
Scientific researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2496
Norman Forschack, Dipl.-Psych.
Research staff (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Dr. Michael Gaebler
Scientific researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Dr. Christopher Gundlach
Postdoc (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9739544
Lieneke Janssen
Postdoc (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Dr. Esther Kuehn
Postdoc (in cooperation with DZNE Magdeburg)
  • +49 341 9940-135
Dr Ulrike Lachmann
Postdoc
Dr. Claudia Männel
Research staff (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-126
Mauricio J.D. Martins MD, PhD
Research staff (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Dr. Jan Mehnert
Postdoc (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Nobuaki Mizuguchi
Postdoc (in cooperation with Keio University Japan)
Dr. Till Nierhaus, Dipl.-Ing.
Scientific researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2215
  • +49 30 838-51261
Smadar Ovadia-Caro
Postdoc
Eva Maria Quinque
Research staff (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Dr. Gesa Schaadt, Dipl.-Psych.
Postdoc
  • +49 341 9940-2465
Lina Schaare
Research staff (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Paula Vieweg
Research staff (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Max Wawrzyniak
Research staff (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)

PhD students

NamePhone
Esra Al
PhD student
Franziska Albrecht
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-161
Blazej Baczkowski
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Tommaso Ballarini
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2411
Julia Belger
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Frauke Beyer
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Maria BlöchlMSc MSc
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Josef Bormann
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Elena Cesnaite
PhD student
Luise Claaß
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Nadene Dermody
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940 2474
Miray Erbey
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Khosrov Grigoryan, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Martin Grund, Dipl.-Psych.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Samyogita HardikarMSc
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Hendrik Hartmann
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2407
Nadine Herzog
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Simon M. Hofmann, M.Sc.
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Fivos Illiopoulos
PhD student (in cooperation with Charité – University Medicine Berlin)
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Mina Jamshidi Idaji
PhD student
Benjamin Kalloch
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Dimitra-Maria Kandia, M.Sc.
PhD student
Rouven Kenville, M. Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2407
Ahmed Khalil, MBBS
PhD student (in cooperation with Charité – University Medicine Berlin)
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Felix Klotzsche
PhD student
Natalie Kohler
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2460
Deniz Kumral, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Mark Lauckner, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2605
Carolin Maier
PhD student
Tom Maudrich, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2413
Evelyn Medawar, Dual M.Sc.
PhD student (in cooperation with Berlin School of Mind and Brain)
Marie-Theres MeemkenMSc.
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Nora Mehl
PhD student (in cooperation with TU Dresden)
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Eoin Molloy, MSc
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Filip Morys
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Toni Muffel, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Madeleine Ordnung
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-171
Katja Paul
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Groningen)
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Daniéle Pino
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Maria Poessel
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Maryna Polyakova
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2206
Jenny Richter
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Josefin Röbbig, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2433
Firat Sansal
PhD student (in cooperation with Berlin School of Mind and Brain)
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Anna-Thekla Schmidt, M.Sc.
PhD student (in cooperation with Berlin School of Mind and Brain)
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Lydia Schneider
PhD student
Oliver Seidel
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Pei-Cheng Shih
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2410
Tilman Stephani
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Ronja Thieleking
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940 171
Kevin Thomas, B.Sc.
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Johanne Tromp
PhD student
Hsing-fen Tu
PhD student
Marie Uhlig
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Cornelia van Scherpenberg, M.A.
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Maria Waltmann
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Juliane Weicker, Dipl.-Psych.
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9724-991
Kathleen Wiencke
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-000
Luise Woost
PhD student (in cooperation with Asklepios Klinik Hamburg)
  • +49 341 9940-2225
Rui Zhang, M.Sc.
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Rachel Zsido
PhD student, PhD representative

MD Students

NamePhone
Martin Federbusch
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Dipl.-Psych. Maria Felber
MD student (in cooperation with German Navy)
Annegret Glathe
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Linda Grasser
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Jana Grothe
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Matthias Heinrich
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Mathis Lammert
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Sebastian Meyer
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Larissa Pauli
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Franziska Rausch
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Katharina Schümberg
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Sten Hannes Voigtländer
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
Jonas Witt
MD student (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)

Personal assistants and scientific assistants

NamePhone
Cornelia Ketscher
Personal assistant, Equal opportunities officer
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Birgit Mittag
Personal assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Suse Prejawa
Scientific co-ordinator (in cooperation with University of Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940 2629

Technical and administrative assistants

NamePhone
Eric Busch
Programmer
Anne-Kathrin Franz
Clinical research assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2209
Bettina Johst
Programmer
  • +49 341 9940-163
Ramona Menger
Psychological-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2214
Maria Paerisch, M.Sc.
Lab manager Leipzig
  • +49 341 9940-2278
  • +49 341 97 24975
Kirsten Scharr (Diplombiologin)
Lab manager Leipzig
  • +49 341 9940-2216
Ulrike Scharrer
Psychological-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2225
Sylvia Stasch
Medical-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-144
Annett Wiedemann
Medical-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9724-546

Guest researchers

NamePhone
Dr. Pierre-Louis Bazin
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2445
Dr. Sandrine Bisenius
Guest researcher
Agnes Groba
Guest researcher
Jana Kynast, M.Sc.
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Maria Nazarova
Guest researcher
Pavel Novikov
Guest researcher
Claudia Predel
Guest researcher
Frank Regenbrecht
Guest researcher
Janis Reinelt
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2411
Dr. Andrea Reiter
Guest researcher
Dr. Michael Rullmann
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2207
Dr. Haiko Schloegl
Guest researcher
Dr. Birol Taskin
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Dr. Marcus Teschke
Guest researcher
Friederike Thiel
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-0

Research associates

NamePhone
Dr. Lorenz Deserno
Research associate
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Prof. Andreas Melzer
Research associate
  • +49 34197-12101
PD Dr. Burkhard Pleger
Research associate
  • +49 234 3023551
Dr. Florian Schlagenhauf
Research associate
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Christopher J. Steele, PhD
Research associate
  • +1514 848 2424 x2487
 
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