Neurodegenerative Diseases

The Department for Neurodegenerative Diseases has been founded with the generous support of the charitable Hertie foundation in 2002. The department follows a comprehensive approach in fundamental and clinical research in the area of neurodegenerative diseases and disorders, from the molecular and genetic basis to innovative diagnostic and treatment approaches. … more information

Research groups


Brockmann Lab

Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most frequent neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease and affects about 1 to 2 % of individuals over the age of 65... more info


Fitzgerald Lab

Neurodegenerative disorders are associated in a proportion of cases with genetic risk and gene mutations. However, the vast majority … more info


Gasser Lab

Parkinson's syndrome (PS) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's dementia. The vast majority more info


Gasser Lab

Dystonia is the third most common movement disorder, and mutations in a growing number of genes have been identified … more info


Hauser Lab

The research group focuses on the development of cutting-edge cellular models for the study of monogenetic neurodegenerative diseases ...more info


Kahle Lab

Age-related neurodegenerative diseases are a severe and increasingly worrisome burden for our aging population … more info


Schöls Lab

Neurogenetic diseases like cerebellar ataxia, hereditary spastic paraplegia and leukodystrophy are rare disorders. … more info


Schüle Lab

Our group specializes in rare diseases. A disease is called rare, when it affects no more than 5 of 100,000 people. more info


Weiß Lab

The working group aims to uncover mechanisms of action of deep brain stimulation therapy and to translate  … more info

DirectorDepartment Neurodegenerative Diseases
Prof. Dr. Thomas GasserPhone 07071 29-86529thomas.gasser@med.uni-tuebingen.deAddress

Hertie Center of Neurology
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Department Neurodegenerative Diseases

Hoppe-Seyler-Straße 3
72076 Tübingen

Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-86529
Fax: +49 (0)7071 29-4839


Isolde Marterer
Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-82048

Department Coordination

Dr. Angelika Oehmig
Miriam Peleman
Petra Mech
Otfried-Müller-Straße 27
Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-87640