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Psychiatrist , Psychotherapist , university professor , author

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

Kornhuber worked in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Würzburg, Germany, as Postdoctoral Fellow, Resident and Supervising Physician. In 1996 he obtained an appointment to a full professorship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Göttingen, Germany, where he was Chairman of the Gerontopsychiatric Section. Since 2000, Kornhuber has been a full professor and chairman in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.

Achievements

  • Scientific Award of the German Society for Psychiatry (1990)\r\nOrganon-Award of the German Society for Biological Psychiatry (1990)\r\nRafaelsen Award of the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (1994)\r\nScientific Award of the Senator Dr. Franz Burda-Foundation (1995)\r\nKlaesi-Award, Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (1995)\r\nScientific Award for Psychopharmacology of the AGNP (1999)\r\nEhrenpreis – Deutscher Förderpreis für Schmerzforschung und Schmerztherapie (2000)\r\nAward „ZukunftErfindenNRW“ Der HochschulWettbewerb 2011 3. Preis (together with Wiltfang J, Maler M, et al) (2011)\r\nAnnika Liese-Award (together with Gulbins E) (2014)\r\nAwards for Good Teaching, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (2006, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015).

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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

child:
Gereon Kornhuber

child:
Katharina Kornhuber