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educator , neuroimmunologist , Neurologist , research director

Robert Weissert, German neurologist, educator, neuroimmunologist. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient Multiple Sclerosis prize; Research fellowship, German Research Foundation, 1995-1997, grants, 1999—2007, Ministry Education & Health, since 1999, Research fellowship, European Community, 1997-1998.


Weissert, Robert was born April 18, 1964 in Stuttgart, Germany. Son of Nikolaus and Ingeborg Weissert.


Doctor of Medicine, University Tuebingen, Germany, 1994; Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1999; Habilitation in Neurology, University of Tuebingen, Germany, 2002; Certified specialization in neurology Germany, 2002.


Internship, neurology University Tuebingen, Germany, 1993—1995, resident, neurology University of Tuebingen, 1998—2000, resident, psychiatry of Tuebingen, 2000—2001, consultant, multiple sclerosis outpatient clinic, University of Tuebingen, 2002—2007, adjunct professor, neurology University of Tuebingen, since 2006; postdoctoral fellowship, neuroimmunology Karolinska Institute & Hospital, Stockholm, 1995—1998; Heisenberg fellowship, German research foundation, Hertie Institute Clinical Brain Research, Tuebingen, 2002—2007; leader and director research in pharmaceutical industry Merck Serono, Geneva, Switzerland 2007-2010; invited professor, neurology University Geneva, 2007—2010; attending in Neurology, University of Regensburg, Germany, since 2011-; University professor of clinical neurobiology, University of Regensburg, since 2012, Consultant Faster Cures, Washington, since 2008; Contributor articles.


  • patent in field

  • books, articles

  • research in neuroimmunology, immunology and neurology


  • The American Academy of Neurology , United States

  • The American Association of Immunologists , United States

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie , Germany

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immunologie , Germany

  • Deutsche Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft , Germany

  • International Society of Neuroimmunology , Italy


Spouse Katrien L. de Graaf, June 9, 2000.