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Prof. Dr. François Alesch

Prof. Dr. François Alesch is a university professor for stereotactic and functional neurosurgery at the Medical University of Vienna. His primary focus is on neurosurgical treatments for movement disorders and pain.

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Dr. Dieter Volc

Prim. Dr. Dieter Volc heads the neurological department with the Parkinson Center at PremiQaMed Privatkliniken GmbH, Skodagasse 32 • 1080 Vienna.

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Dr. Peter Themann

Dr. Peter Themann is Head Physician at the Tharandter Wald Clinic in Hetzdorf near Dresden. The clinic is certified as a Parkinson's special clinic.

Before that, Dr. Themann was at the Max Plank Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen; Focus on the pharmacology of the dopamine, serotonin and endorphin systems in the CNS.

themann@reha-hetzdorf.de

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Dr. Volker Tomantschger

Dr. Volker Tomantschger is a specialist in neurology with a focus on movement disorders / neurodegenerative diseases in Hermagor, Carinthia.

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Mag. MA Ursula Löwe

Lecturer at the Sigmund Freud University Vienna - Faculty of Psychotherapy Sciences. Work and research focus: Coping with illness through artistic-dance therapy offers for people with Parkinson's. Art therapist Master of Arts MA. Dance and movement therapist. Anthropologist Mag. Speaker / trainer for health promotion and resilience.

Works in private practice in Vienna, as well as in the health center Schloss Prugg, long-term collaboration with Parkinson Patient Association Vienna, as well as active for Caritas, Jugend am Werk, patient association groups in the field of therapeutic art therapy (dance, music and expression) with people with disabilities.

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Prof. Dr. Gottfried Kranz

Prof. Dr. Gottfried Kranz is medical director at the Neurological Rehabilitation Center Rosenhügel in Vienna. His scientific focus is on the treatment of movement disorders.

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Dr. Matthias Winkelmüller

Neurosurgeon (certified pain therapist of the German Society for Neurosurgery).

Head of the neurosurgical department at the Friederikenstift Hannover.

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Prof. Dr med. Lars Timmermann

Prof. Dr. med. Lars Timmermann is University professor and director of the Clinic for Neurology at the Marburg site of the University Clinic Gießen and Marburg. He is an expert in movement disorders and deep brain stimulation.

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Prof. Dr. Jan Peter Warnke

Prof. Dr. Jan-Peter Warnke is the chief physician of the neurosurgical department at the Paracelsus Clinic in Zwickau.

He is the Chairman of the board of Vigdis Thompson Foundation

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Prof. Dr. med. Jan Vesper

Prof. Dr. med. Jan Vesper is head of the Center for Neuromodulation at the University Medical Center Düsseldorf (UKD).
His clinical as well as scientific focus is on functional neurosurgery, especially deep brain stimulation and the treatment of chronic neuropathic and nociceptive pain.

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Dr. Caroline Thun

Dr. Caroline Thun-Hohenstein is a specialist in neurology with a focus on movement disorders. She heads the Parkinson's Center at the Confraternität private clinic.

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Prof. Dr. med. Michael Kretzschmar

Dr. Michael Kretzschmar is the chief physician of the Center for Pain and Palliative Medicine at the SRH Waldklinikum Gera (Germany). He is professor for health services research at the SRH University of Health in Gera.

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Barbara Steiger

Ms. Barbara Steiger is a specialist in neurology with a focus on movement disorders / neurodegenerative diseases at the Paracelsus Clinic Zwickau.

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Dr. Christian Oehlwein

Dr. Cristian Oehlwein is a specialist in neurology with a focus on movement disorders / neurodegenerative diseases in Gera.

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Friedrich Wilhelm Mehrhoff

Friedrich Wilhelm Mehrhoff is the managing director of the German Parkinson Association e.V.

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Prof. Dr. Burkhard Gustorff

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Burkhard GUSTORFF is head of the department for anesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine at the Ottakring Clinic (formerly Wilhelminenspital) in Vienna. He has been active in pain therapy and pain research for over 20 years. The focus is on neuropathic pain, pain diagnosis using QST and invasive pain therapy. He has a lot of experience in postgraduate education and university teaching and is considered to be a mediator between the current state of research and clinical practice.

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Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Eisner

Prof. Wilhelm Eisner is professor at the University Clinic for Neurosurgery at the Medical University of Innsbruck. His clinical and scientific focus is on stereotactic and functional neurosurgery.
He is on the board of the Austrian pain society.

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Dr. Reinald Brezovsky

Dr. Reinald Brezovsky is a neurosurgeon and pain doctor. He heads the Döbling Health Center in Vienna.

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