Dr. Dirk Isbrandt

Dr. Dirk Isbrandt

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1996 – 1997 Resident, Children’s Hospital of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
1997 Dr. med (MD), University of Hamburg

Academic Career

1996 – 1997 Research group leader, Children’s Hospital of the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
1998 – 2008 Research group leader, Institute for Neural Signal Transduction, Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2005 – 2006 Visiting scientist, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Prof. G. Buzsáki, Newark, NJ, USA
2009 – 2013 Head of the DFG-Heisenberg Team Experimental Neuropediatrics at the Center for Obstetrics and Pediatrics and the Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg
since 2013 Professor for Experimental Neurophysiology, DZNE-Bonn/University of Cologne
since 2015 Director of the Institute for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cologne

 Awards and Honors

2008 Award of a DFG-Heisenberg Professorship
2007 Award of a ‘Directeur de Recherche’ (DR2, equivalent to associate professor) position by INSERM (Paris, France)
2007 Award of a grant within the international ‘AVENIR’ program by INSERM (Paris, France)
2001 Bruno-Kisch Research Prize 2001 of the German Cardiological Society


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