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Johannes Kornhuber

psychiatrist , researcher

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.

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