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.
Kornhuber, Johannes was born on September 11, 1959 in Freiburg, Germany. Son of Hans Helmut and Ursula (Heesch) Kornhuber.
Doctor of Medicine, University Ulm, 1985.
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.
Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member Society for Neurosci., International Society Neurochemistry, German Society Biological Psychiatry.
Married Christiane Herta Kaiserauer, September 15, 1989. Children: Katharina, Gereon.