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Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Bittner

Prof. Dr. med. Bittner
Stefan Bittner, Prof. Dr. med.
Position: Managing Senior Physician, Head of Section: Neuroimmunology

stefan.bittner@unimedizin-mainz.de
Further Information

Curriculum Vitae

Medical Studies:

- University of Würzburg
- Biomedicine (B.Sc.), University of Würzburg

Residency:

- Department of Neurology (Director: Prof. Wiendl), University Hospital Münster
- Leader: IZKF-funded Young Research Group, University of Münster

Training:

Specialist in Neurology

Senior Physician:

since 02/2017 Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Mainz

Leadership:

Head of Section Neuroimmunology

Promotion:

„Die Rolle des Zwei-Poren K+-Kanals TASK1 in der autoimmunen Neuroinflammation“, Neurology Clinic of the University of Würzburg (Supervisors: Prof. Wiendl, Prof.Meuth), summa cum laude, 2012

Professor:

since 10/2015, Professor of Neuroimmunology at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Prizes, Stipends and Awards

2014

Sobek Postdoctoral Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research

2014

Stipend from the Daimler and Benz Foundation

2013

Grant from the Eckhart-Buddecke Foundation

2013

Oppenheim Grant for Multiple Sclerosis

2012

Promotion Prize from the Klug and Sichler Foundation of the University of Würzburg

2012

Grant from the Maria Möller Foundation

Research Focus

Leader of Research Group for Experimental Neuroimmunology

- Ion channel mediated regulation of immune cell and CNS functions
- Regulation of immune cell migration into the CNS
- Live imaging of neuroinflammatory processes in the inflamed tissue
- Therapeutic translation of immunophysiology