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Rejko Krüger

Rejko Krüger
Dr Rejko Krüger is Associate professor of Neurology at the Department for Neurodegenerative Diseases and head of the Laboratory for Functional Neurogenomics at the Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tübingen, Germany. Furthermore, he is the head of the Outpatients Clinic for Deep Brain Stimulation (BrainStimNet). Rejko Krüger studied medicine at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, and the Louis-Pasteur-University, Strasbourg, France. He obtained his clinical experience and specialization in neurology at the University Hospitals of the Ruhr-University Bochum and the Tübingen University with focus on movement disorders and specialized in neurology in 2005. From 1996 to 2000, he worked as a research fellow in the Department of Molecular Human Genetics at the Ruhr-University Bochum and identified the second known mutation in the alpha-synuclein gene. In 2001, he became junior group leader at the Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research Tübingen. Dr Krüger received the National Research Award of the German Parkinson’s Disease Association in 2001.