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Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease

ISSN: 1179-9900

Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller

Prof. Dr. Müller

Department of Neurology, St. Joseph Hospital Berlin-Weissensee, Berlin, Germany

Professor Thomas Müller is the head of the Department of Neurology and consultant in neurology/psychiatry at St. Joseph Hospital Berlin-Weissensee, Germany. His research interests include the use of various functional, morphologic brain imaging techniques (MRI, fMRI, SPECT, PET) in the diagnosis and evaluation of progression of neurodegenerative disorders, i.e. Parkinson’s disease in combination with various simple instrumental tools. Performance of neuropharmacological trials with putative neuroprotective or neuroregnerative compounds in neurodegenerative disease at least partially in close cooperation with the pharmaceutical industry. Investigations of neuroophthalmologic changes in neurodegnerative disorders and the impact of dopaminergic compounds on visual function. Studies on the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, Huntington’s disease, vascular brain disease and dementia with search for genetic, metabolic and environmental biomarkers and risk factors for neurodegenerative diseases. Performance of epidemiologic, pharmacokinetic and pharmacologic trials on the efficacy of antiparkinsonian agents. Research on neuropsychological changes in neurodegenerative diseases. Development and use of instrumental procedures and various reaction time paradigms for the evaluation of drug response in Parkinson’s disease. Research on levodopa induced vascular risk factors in neurodegenerative diseases with specific evaluation of genetic polymorphisms of drug metabolizing enzymes. Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of intrathecally administered steroid preparation in the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis with predominant spinal symptoms. Studies on fine motor skills and control in Parkinson‘s disease and related movement disorders.   

Editorial Board

Jean-Philippe Azulay, Professor of Neurology, Marseille Medecine School; Head of Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille, France

Jacques S. Beckmann, Professor Emeritus, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Subashchandrabose Chinnathambi, Additional Professor, Department of Neurochemistry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India

Elizabeth Chroni, Professor in Neurology, University of Patras, Rio, Greece

Nils Erik Gilhus, Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen; Consultant, Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Susan T. Iannaccone, Warren A. Weinberg Chair in Pediatric Neurology and Learning; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas; Professor of Neurology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

Peter Joseph Jongen PhD, Neurologist, MS4 Research Institute, Nijmegen; Department of Community and Occupational Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Glenn Lopate, Founding Editor, Professor of Neurology, Division of Neuromuscular Disease, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Lu LU, Professor, Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee, TN, USA

Francesco Orzi, Retired Full Professor and Chair of Neurology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy

Sachchida Nand Rai, Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre of Experimental Medicine and Surgery (CEMS), Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Ajagara, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India