Prof. Dr. Peter Vajkoczy

Medical Director of the Department of Neurosurgery Pediatric Neurosurgery
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin
Germany
Tel: +49 30 450 560 002

E-Mail: peter.vajkoczy(at)charite.de
https://neurochirurgie.charite.de/

Research Fields

  • Regeneration and Repair after Stroke
  • Role of Innate Immunsystem in Tumor Angiogenesis and SAH
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Cervical Degenerative Myelopathy
  • Metastatic spine disease
  • Spinal cord inflammation and rehabilitation

Most important Awards, Grants or Scientific Achievements

  • 2018 Sally Harrington Goldwater Visiting Professor at the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI)
  • 2017 European Lecture Award of the EANS (European Association of Neurosurgical Societies)
  • 2015 Viking Lecture Award, Scandinavian Course of Neursurgery
  • 2014 Visiting Professor Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto
  • 2003 Young Neurosurgeon Research Award of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Surgeons (WFNS)
  • 2003 Wolfgang-Hoffmeister-Award of the Medical Faculty for Clinical Medicine Mannheim
  • 2002 Research Award of the Germany Academy of Neurosurgery
  • 2002 Hemedex-Pioneer Investigator Award
  • 2002 Hermann-Rein-Preis of the German Society for Microcirculation and Vascular biology
  • 1998 Aesculap Research Award of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies  (EANS)

Selected References

  • Hecht N, Schneider UC, Czabanka M, Vinci M, Hatzopoulos AK, Vajkoczy P, Woitzik J. Endothelial progenitor cells augment collateralization and hemodynamic rescue in a model of chronic cerebral ischemia. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2014 Apr 30. doi: 10.1038/jcbfm.2014.78. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Woitzik J, Pinczolits A, Hecht N, Sandow N, Scheel M, Drenckhahn C, Dreier JP, Vajkoczy P. Excitotoxicity and metabolic changes in association with infarct progression. Stroke. 2014; 45(4), 1183-5.
  • Parmaksız G, Czabanka M, Vinci M, Vajkoczy P. Antiangiogenic Therapy Inhibits the Recruitment of Vascular Accessory Cells to the Perivascular Niche in Glioma Angiogenesis. J Vasc Res. 2014; 51(2), 102-9.
  • Weiler M, Blaes J, Pusch S, Sahm F, Czabanka M, Luger S, Bunse L, Solecki G, Eichwald V, Jugold M, Hodecker S, Osswald M, Meisner C, Hielscher T, Rübmann P, Pfenning PN, Ronellenfitsch M, Kempf T, Schnölzer M, Abdollahi A, Lang F, Bendszus M, von Deimling A, Winkler F, Weller M, Vajkoczy P, Platten M, Wick W. mTOR target NDRG1 confers MGMT-dependent resistance to alkylating chemotherapy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014; 111(1), 409-14.
  • Woitzik J, Hecht N, Pinczolits A, Sandow N, Major S, Winkler MK, Weber-Carstens S, Dohmen C, Graf R, Strong AJ, Dreier JP, Vajkoczy P; COSBID study group.Propagation of cortical spreading depolarization in the human cortex after malignant stroke. Neurology. 2013; 80(12), 1095-102.