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educator , Neurologist

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.

Background

Krüger, Rejko was born on December 7, 1969 in Recklinghausen, Germany.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • 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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books (Research award, German Parkinson's disease Association, 2001).

Membership

Member of German Society Neurology, Movement Disorders Society, Society Neurosci.

Connections

Married Maren Runte, July 8, 2004. Children: Yannis, Fenya.

spouse:
Maren Runte

children:
Yannis Krüger

Fenya Krüger