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Carsten Eggers

MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology

UMR

MD, Professor of Neurology, completed his medical studies in 2005 after visiting the University of Hamburg, Germany, University of Cologne, Germany and University René-Descartes V in Paris, France. He completed his postgraduate education at the Department of Neurology in Cologne, Germany (Prof. Fink) with research projects in the Neuroelectrophysiological Lab of Prof. Rothwell, Institute of Neurology, Queens Square, London, UK and the Neuroimaging Lab at the Feinstein Institute for Neuroscience (Prof. Eidelberg). He received his board certification in 2011, his habilitation on “Neuroimaging of Parkinsonian Subtypes” was finalized in 2013. He was appointed as consultant of the Department of Neurology, Cologne, Germany in 2014. His research focus are Neuroimaging of Movement Disorders, Neuropychological characteristics, symptoms and therapies of Parkinson’s Disease and integrative & palliative care research in Parkinson’s Disease. After taking care of the project at UMR for the first 20 months, since February 2021 he is no longer involved as PI of PD_Pal Project. He is now Chief
Physician for Neurology
at the Knappschaftskrankenhaus in Bottrop, Germany.