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Neurologist , researcher

Reiner Benecke, German Neurologist, researcher. Member Movement Disorder Society (member international Executive Committee), German Society Clinical Neurophysiology (president since 1998).

Background

Benecke, Reiner was born on August 27, 1949 in Cuhaven, Saxony, Germany. Son of Friedrich and Irma (Bergau) Benecke.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Göttingen (Germany), 1974. Venia legendi, University Göttingen (Germany), 1983.

Career

Research assistant department physiology, U. Göttingen (Germany), 1974-1976; research assistant department neurology, U. Göttingen (Germany), 1976-1979; senior registrar department neurology, U. Göttingen (Germany), 1979-1983; associate professor department neurology, U. Göttingen (Germany), 1983-1988; associate professor department neurology, U. Düsseldorf (Germany), 1988-1995; department chairman neurology, U. Rostock (Germany), since 1995. Visiting professor department neurology King's College, London, 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 7 books. Contributor 124 articles to professional journals, 56 chapters to books.

Membership

Member Movement Disorder Society (member international Executive Committee), German Society Clinical Neurophysiology (president since 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Gabriele Ursula Mönnich, May 13, 1976. Children: Verena, Martin.

father:
Friedrich Benecke

mother:
Irma (Bergau) Benecke

spouse:
Gabriele Ursula Mönnich

children:
Verena Benecke

Martin Benecke