• sense clinically
  • think mechanistically
  • act interdisciplinarily
  • treat innovatively

Prof. Dr. med. Frank Heppner

Research Group “Neurodegenerative Diseases”
Department of Neuropathology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
D-10117 Berlin
Tel: +49-30-450536041

E-mail: frank.heppner(at)charite.de

Scientific Scope

The research group is active in the field of experimental and translational neuropathology & neuroscience focusing on immunological aspects of neurological disorders such as neurodegenerative diseases, mechanisms of immunotherapeutic approaches, impact of neuroinflammation on systemic metabolism and biology of microglia.

Most important Awards, Grants or Scientific Achievements

  • 2003 Pfizer-Award for Neurosciences and Diseases of the Nervous System, Switzerland
  • 2003 Research fellowship of the Leopoldina-Foundation
  • 2006 Siegenthaler-Habilitation Award, Universität Zürich, Switzerland
  • 2010 Spokesman of the SFB TRR 43 "The brain as a target of inflammatory processes"

Selected References