Rejko Krüger, German neurologist, educator. Achievements include discovery of second known mutation worldwide in Parkinson's disease gene alpha-synuclein; discovery of novel gene for Parkinson's disease; patents for mutations in the Omi/HtrA2 gene in Parkinson's disease; research in genetic risk factors for Parkinson's disease. Member of German Society Neurology, Movement Disorders Society, Society Neurosci.
Krüger, Rejko was born on December 7, 1969 in Recklinghausen, Germany.
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.
Contributor chapters to books (Research award, German Parkinson's disease Association, 2001).
Member of German Society Neurology, Movement Disorders Society, Society Neurosci.
Married Maren Runte, July 8, 2004. Children: Yannis, Fenya.