Dirk Sander was born in Hildesheim, Germany, in 1962. He studied medicine in Göttingen and received the M.D. degree from the University of Göttingen, Germany, in 1990. From 1990 to 1999, he works as a Senior House Officer and as a Consultant of neurology (since 1998) at the Department of Neurology, Technische Universität München, Germany. Since 2003, he serves as a Professor of neurology at the Faculty of Medicine of the above-mentioned university. Since 2010, he serves as the Head of the Department of Neurology and Neurologic Rehabilitation at the Bendedictus Hospital Tutzing and Feldafing, Germany. In 1995, he was the corecipient of the Deutsche Schlaganfallhilfe Scientific Award. In 2003, he received the European Stroke Council Award. He was a Member of several scientific societies, and he has published more than 180 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals like Stroke, Circulation, Lancet, Lancet Neurology, and Neurology. His main interest in the clinical and scientific field was stroke, atherosclerosis, and duplex ultrasonography.
Biography Updated on 31 March 2011