Residency and postdoctoral research fellow Neurology and Molecular Human Genetics, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany, 1996—2001, Center Neurology and Hertie-Institute Clinical Brain Research, Tübingen, Germany, 2001—2004, associate professor Germany, since 2005. Director Laboratory Functional Neurogenomics Center Neurology & Hertie-Institute Clinical Brain Research, since 2005.
Member of German Society Neurology, Movement Disorders Society, Society Neurosci.
Married Maren Runte, July 8, 2004. Children: Yannis, Fenya.