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Clinical Neuroanatomy

What moves us – and how do we move?
Exploring movement disorders

Eine Darstellung der Krankheitsbilder

Only if and when the performance of our movements is disturbed, we do realize how much in life depends on the precise execution of movements. Even though the likelihood of movement disorders increases with age, movement disorders can start at any age. Precise grip, clear speech, stable gait without permanent risk of falls or injuries - are far from granted for patients with various types of movement disorders

The project team Clinical Neuroanatomy focuses on the neuroanatomical causes of different movement disorders in vivo and post mortem to improve early diagnosis and identify biomarker for potential therapies and to separate genuinely age-related changes of motion from movement disorders.

Recruitment of patients is done in cooperation with university hospitals close by and patient support groups. Our collaboration with the Center for Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation at Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf.( facilitates application of fundamental research knowledge advances obtained in Juelich to patient care.

Team members

Dr. med. Claudia Eickhoff (Neurologist, Scientist)

Nathalie Aschendorff (doctoral candidate)

Mouna Charaf Eddine (doctoral candidate)

Katrin Cremer (doctoral candidate)

Linn Kämereit (doctoral candidate)

David Moussavi-Biuki (doctoral candidate)

Christian Suchrow (doctoral candidate)

Stella Wassermann (doctoral candidate)

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Stefanie Hennen

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Janine Hucko

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Anna Stössel

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Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin (INM-1)
Forschungszentrum Jülich
52425 Jülich

Building: 15.9