Prof. Dr. Oliver Brüstle


1962 in Biberach, near Ulm


Medicine at the University of Ulm (PhD with Professor Pilgirm) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


with Professor Pilgrim in Ulm

Professional and Academic Career:

As doctor and researcher, he was at the University of Zurich’s Institute of Neuropathology from 1989 to 1991
from 1991 to 1993 at the University of Erlangen’s  Neurosurgical Clinic
from 1993 to 1997 at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA
University of Bonn, team leader at the Institute of Neuropathology until he received a professorship in the Reconstructive Neurobiology Department
received much acclaim from 1999 due to his patents on the use of stem cells for repairing brain tissue.


He received scholarships from the German Research Foundation and the National Institute of Health and won the Benningsen Prize 2000.

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