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Dr. rer. nat.

Markus Aswendt

C01

Identification and selective stimulation of motor recovery-related functional networks after experimental stroke

University Hospital Cologne
Department of Neurology
Kerpener Str. 62
50937 Cologne

+49 (0)221 478 86416
markus.aswendt@uk-koeln.de

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Dr. med.

Juan Carlos Baldermann

C07

Neural networks underlying motor tic formation and suppression

University Hospital Cologne
Department of Neurology
Kerpener Str. 62
50937 Cologne

+49 (0)221 478 97602
juan.baldermann@uk-koeln.de

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Prof. Dr. med.

Stephan Bender

B02

Neural network maturation underlying top-down motor control and movement initiation in childhood and adolescence

University Hospital Cologne

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Matteo Bergami

A03

Motor learning-induced plasticity of cerebellar Purkinje neuron connectivity

CECAD Research Centre
Joseph-Stelzmann-Str 26
50931 Cologne

+49 (0)221 478 84250
matteo.bergami@uk-koeln.de

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Ansgar Büschges

A05 | Z02 | MGK

A05 Neural mechanisms underlying motor flexibility in fruit fly walking

Z02 Animal Motor Circuits Core Facility

MGK Integrated Research Training Group (Modul Graduiertenkolleg, MGK, Motor-Control-RTG)

University of Cologne

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Silvia Daun

B03 | INF

B03  Modelling neural network dynamics underlying movements in health and disease

INF  Data Management for Computational Modelling

Research Centre Juelich

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Prof. Dr. med.

Alexander Drzezga

C04

Apraxia in Alzheimer’s disease: Plastic reorganization of praxis networks in response to chronically progressive dysfunction

University Hospital Cologne

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Erica Ehrhardt

A05

Neural mechanisms underlying motor flexibility in fruit fly walking

Institute for Zoology
Zülpicher Str. 47b
50674 Cologne

+49 (0)221 470 3106
eehrhardt@uni-koeln.de

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Prof. Dr. med.

Simon Eickhoff

B05

Single-case predictions of motor abilities in health and disease

Research Centre Juelich

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Prof. Dr. med.

Gereon Fink

B03 | C05 | Z01

B03 Modelling neural network dynamics underlying movements in health and disease

C05 Reorganisation of the motor system following stroke

Z01 Central Office

University Hospital Cologne &
Research Centre Juelich
Kerpener Str. 62
50937 Cologne

+49 (0)221 478 4000
neurologie-direktor@uk-koeln.de

 

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Prof. Dr. med.

Christian Grefkes

B05 | C05 | Z03

B05 Single-case predictions of motor abilities in health and disease

C05 Reorganisation of the motor system following stroke

Z03 Human Motor Assesment Centre

University Hospital Cologne
Kerpener Str. 62
50937 Cologne

+49 (0)221 478 87695
christian.grefkes@uk-koeln.de

 

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Michael Hanke

INF

Data Management for Computational Modelling

Research Centre Juelich
Wilhelm-Johnen-Straße
52428 Juelich

+49 (0)221 478 97602
m.hanke@fz-juelich.de

 

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Dr. nat. med.

Merle Hönig

C03

Striatal dopamine and volitional motor control: vigour, planning, and incentive salience

Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin (INM-2)
Forschungszentrum Jülich
52425 Jülich

+49 (0)221 478 82837
m.hoenig@fz-juelich.de

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Prof. Dr. med.

Dirk Isbrandt

B01

Developmental mechanisms affecting motor skills and motor control

DZNE & University Hospital Cologne

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Kei Ito

A05

Neural mechanisms underlying motor flexibility in fruit fly walking

University of Cologne

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Prof. Dr. med.

Frank Jessen

C06

Major depression as a transient functional lesion model of motor control

University Hospital Cologne

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Peter Kloppenburg

A01

Understanding plastin 3 and its interactors in motor neuron function and plasticity in health and disease

University of Cologne

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Prof. Dr. 

Natalia Kononenko

A02

Dysregulation of the autophagy-endolysosomal system as a putative pathological mechanism behind the motor control dysfunction

CECAD Research Centre
Joseph-Stelzmann-Str 26
50931 Cologne

 +49(0)221 478 84302
natalia.kononenko@uk-koeln.de

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Kerstin Konrad

B02

Neural network maturation underlying top-down motor control and movement initiation in childhood and adolescence

Research Centre Juelich

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Tatiana Korotkova

A014 | Z02 | MGK

A04 The role of the reward system in obesity- and ageing-associated changes of motor behaviours

Z02 Animal Motor Circuits Core Facility

MGK Integrated Research Training Group (Modul Graduiertenkolleg, MGK, Motor-Control-RTG)

University of Cologne

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Paola Mengotti

B04

Motor control under uncertainty in the healthy human brain

Research Centre Juelich

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Martin Nawrot

A06 | INF

A06 Sensory-motor pathways controlling voluntary movements in health and disease

INF Data Management for Computational Modelling

Institute of Zoology
University of Cologne
Zülpicher Str. 47b
50674 Cologne

+49 (0)221 470 7307
martin.nawrot@uni-koeln.de

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Dr. med. Dr. phil.

Robert Nitsch

A07

A07 Sensory-motor pathways controlling voluntary movements in health and disease

University of Münster

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Yifat Prut

A06

Sensory-motor pathways controlling voluntary movements in health and disease

Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 9190401 Israel

+972-2-6757912
yifat.prut@mail.huji.ac.il

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Jochen Roeper

B01

Motor control under uncertainty in the healthy human brain

Goethe University Frankfurt

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Prof. Dr. med. Dr. nat. med.

Adele Rueger

C01

Identification and selective stimulation of motor recovery-related functional networks after experimental stroke disease

University Hospital Cologne

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Prof. Dr. med.

Michael Schroeter

C01

Identification and selective stimulation of motor recovery-related functional networks after experimental stroke

University  Hospital Cologne

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Prof. Dr. nat.

Marc Tittgemeyer

C06

Major depression as a transient functional lesion model of motor control

CECAD University of Cologne

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Prof. Dr. med.

Thilo van Eimeren

C03

Striatal dopamine and volitional motor control: vigour, planning, and incentive salience

University Hospital Cologne

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Prof. Dr. 

Veerle Visser-Vandewalle

C07

Neural networks underlying motor tic formation and suppression

University  Hospital Cologne

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Jun.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Simone Vossel

B04

Motor control under uncertainty in the healthy human brain

Research Centre Juelich

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Prof. Dr. med.

Peter Weiss-Blankenhorn

C04 | Z03

C04  Apraxia in Alzheimer’s disease: Plastic reorganization of praxis networks in response to chronically progressive dysfunction

Z03 Human Motor Assessment Centre

Research Centre Juelich

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Brunhilde Wirth

A01

Understanding plastin 3 and its interactors in motor neuron function and plasticity in health and disease

Instiute of Human Genetics
University Cologne
Kerpener Str. 34
50931 Cologne

+49(0)221 478 86464
brunhilde.wirth@uk-koeln.de

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