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Prof. Dr. Hartmut Wekerle...


... completed his medical studies in Freiburg, Germany. After his postdoctoral training in the department of cell biology, Weizmann Institute (Israel) and work as senior scientist at the MPI for Immunobiology, Freiburg, he built up and directed the Clinical Research Unit of Multiple Sclerosis Research of the Max Planck Society in Würzburg (1982-1989). From 1988 - 2012 he has been member of the Max Planck Society and director at the MPI of Neurobiology, Martinsried. From 1999 - 2002 he was in charge as Chairman (Dean) of the Biological-Medical Section, (Faculty) of the Max-Planck-Society. He is currently incumbent of a HERTIE Senior Professorship and leads an extended emeritus research group. Hartmut Wekerle has received several scientific awards, among them the Jung Prize for Science and Research (1982), Zülch Prize (1999), the Charcot Award of the MS International Federation (2001), the Louis D Award (Grand Prix des Academies des Sciences, Paris, 2002) and the Betty and David Koetser Award (2005). He is Honorary Professor at the LMU (University of Munich), Honorary Doctor (Medical Faculty of the University of Hamburg and University of Würzburg), Member of the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) and Honorary Member of the Société Francaise de Neurologie.

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