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Neurobiologist , Cell biologist

Michael Sendtner, German neurobiologist, cell biologist. Achievements include molecular cloning of CNTF, characterization of neurotrophic factors for motor neurons and drug research for motor neuron disease. Recipient awards German Society for Muscle Diseases, 1993, W.-Vaillant Society, 1994.

Background

Sendtner, Michael was born on April 8, 1959 in Munich, Germany. Son of Alois and Maria (Fuchs) Sendtner.

Education

Degree, University of R., Germany, 1980. Doctor of Medicine, University Munich, Germany, 1989.

Career

Resident in neurology University Munich, Germany, 1983-1984. Fellow department neurochemistry Max-Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Germany, 1984-1987, forschungs assistant department neurochemistry Germany, 1987-1994. Head neurogeneration, department neurology University Wuerzberg, Germany, 1994, professor clinical neurobiology Germany, 1995.

Director Institute Clinical Neurobiology, 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include molecular cloning of CNTF, characterization of neurotrophic factors for motor neurons and drug research for motor neuron disease.

Connections

Married Regine Giessler, June 13, 1992. Children: Barbara, Georg, Elisabeth.

father:
Alois Sendtner

mother:
Maria (Fuchs) Sendtner

spouse:
Regine Giessler

children:
Barbara Sendtner

Georg Sendtner

Elisabeth Sendtner