Prof. Dr. Dr. W. H. Oertel | education/profession

studies in medicine, clinical education and practice

1969 - 1970
Studium general at the "Leibniz-Kolleg" and study of chemistry at the Eberhardt-Karls-University in Tübingen, Germany
1970 - 1976 study of medicine at the "Free University Berlin", Germany
1974 - 1975 University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, study at the medical school
1976 US American final examination
1976 final German medical examination
1976 - 1977 internship at the Department of Internal Medicine, Klinikum Steglitz, FU Berlin; at the Department of Physiology, FU Berlin, and at the Department of Surgery, Wenckebach Krankenhaus, Berlin
1977 license to practice medicine
1981 - 1986 residency in neurology at the Department of Neurology (Prof. Dr. A. Struppler), Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University, Munich, Germany
1986 board examination in neurology
1986 habilitation in neurology: "GABAergic neurons in the CNS"
1987 Venia legendi for neurology at the medical faculty of The Technical University Munich, Germany
consultant at the Department of Neurology (Prof. Dr. Th. Brandt), Klinikum Großhadern, LMU Munich, Germany
Prof. of Neurology (Tenure)
1992 - 3/1994 head of the unit for electroencephalography and preoperative diagnosis in epilepsy, Department of Neurology, Klinikum Großhadern, LMU, Munich, Germany
1996 - 6/2014
chairman and professor of neurology, Department of Neurology, Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany
setting up of the Department of Neurology with priorities on neurodegeneration and movement disorders (since 96), neurological sleep disorders (since 97), neuroimmunological diseases (since 98), epilepsy (since 98), dementia (since 99), cerebrovascular diseases (Stroke-Unit / intensive care unit (since 99)
since 12/1997 authorization for advanced education: Clinical geriatrics in neurology
studies in neurosciences
1978 M.D. thesis: "Transmitter physiology of the inner ear of the cat"
(Prof. Dr. R. Klinke, FU Berlin and University Frankfurt)
1978 - 1981 guest worker at the Laboratory of Clinical Science (Dr. I.J. Kopin), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA: biochemical, immunological and neuroanatomical studies on inhibitory neurotransmitters (GABA and taurine) in the CNS
1987 - 1990 Heisenberg-professorship of the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft": Clinical and basic studies in basal ganglia diseases"
1987 - 1988 visiting professor at the Department of Neurology (Prof. Dr. C.D. Marsden), Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital and Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, England