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Manfred Zimmermann

Manfred Zimmermann, German university educator. Recipient Renè Lèriche prize Academy Neuraltherapy, 1985, Rudolf Frey prize Pain Clinic, Bremen, 1995, Bayer Career award Milano, 1998.

Background

  • Zimmermann, Manfred was born on November 5, 1933 in Herxheim, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Margarete (Ullrich) Zimmermann.

  • Education

    • Diploma in physics, Technische Hochschule, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1959. Doctor Eng, Technische Hochschule, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1965. Habilitation, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1969.

      Doctor Medicine and Surgery (honorary), University Siena, Italy, 1994.

    Career

    • Research assistant Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe, 1959-1964, University Heidelberg, 1964-1969, university lecturer physiology, 1969-1973, professor, since 1973, director physiology central nervous system department, 1971-1999. Visiting professor Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1973-1974, Medical University, Wuhan, China, 1983, 92, University Siena, Italy, 1985. Editor-in-chief Neuroscience Letters, Elsevier Public Company, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, since 1975, Der Schmerz Springer, Heidelberg, 1987-1992.

      Editor The Clinical Journal Pain, Raven, New York, 1985-1999.

    Works

    • Author: Der Schmerz, Ein vernachläss Gebiet, 1986. Editor, author: Schmerz-Konzepte und ärztliches Handeln, 1984, Phantom and Stump Pain, 1981, Pain in the Cancer Patient, 1983, Nervenschmerz, 1988, Schmerztherapeutische Versorgung, 1994, Towards the Neurobiology of Chronic Pain, 1996.

    Membership

    Member International Association for Study of Pain (founding, council 1981-1987), German Society for Study of Pain (founder, president 1985-1996. Honorary), Society for Neurosci., Austrian Pain Society (honorary), European Federation Pain Society (founder, president 1996-1999), Romanian Pain Society (honorary), Slovak Medical Association (honorary), InterPain (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Herta Lages, (divorced 1986). Children: Christoph Johannes, Frank Martin. Married Dagmar Drüll, 1987.
    • father: Heinrich Zimmermann
    • mother: Margarete (Ullrich) Zimmermann
    • spouses: Herta Lages
    • Dagmar Drüll
    • children: Christoph Johannes Zimmermann
    • Frank Martin Zimmermann
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    Born November 5, 1933
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    • 1959
      Technische Hochschule
    • 1965
      Technische Hochschule
    • 1969
      University Heidelberg
    • 1994
      University Siena
    • 1959 - 1964
      Research assistant, Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe
    • 1964 - 1969
      Research assistant, Technische Hochschule Karlsruhe
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