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Johannes Kornhuber

Johannes Kornhuber, German psychiatrist, researcher. Achievements include notable findings regarding mechanism of action of anti-Parkinsonian drugs Memantine and Amantadine and Biochemical mechanism underlying schizophrenia and dementia. Recipient numerous national and international awards. Member Society for Neurosci., International Society Neurochemistry, German Society Biological Psychiatry.

Background

  • Kornhuber, Johannes was born on September 11, 1959 in Freiburg, Germany. Son of Hans Helmut and Ursula (Heesch) Kornhuber.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Ulm, 1985.

    Career

    • Resident Bundeswehrkrankenhaus, Ulm, Germany, 1984-1986. Resident department psychiatry Universität Würzburg, 1989-1991, senior physician department psychiatry, 1991-1995. Full professor psychiatry University Göttingen, 1996—2000, University Erlangen, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include notable findings regarding mechanism of action of anti-Parkinsonian drugs Memantine and Amantadine and Biochemical mechanism underlying schizophrenia and dementia.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Society for Neurosci., International Society Neurochemistry, German Society Biological Psychiatry.

    Connections

    • Married Christiane Herta Kaiserauer, September 15, 1989. Children: Katharina, Gereon.
    • father: Hans Helmut Kornhuber
    • mother: Ursula (Heesch) Kornhuber
    • spouse: Christiane Herta Kaiserauer
    • children: Katharina Kornhuber
    • Gereon Kornhuber
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    Born September 11, 1959
    (age 58)
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    • 1985
      University Ulm
    • 1984 - 1986
      Resident, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus
      Ulm, Arkansas, United States
    • 1996
      full professor, psychiatry University G+

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