Thomas Skutella has studied psychology, sociology, and human medicine. In 1990, he received his M.D. degree from the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and his Habilitation degree in anatomy in 1998 from the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, on the subject of molecular mechanisms of the neuroendocrine regulation. Internationally, he gained his medical and research experience by working at the Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Ill, USA and the Department of Neurology, New York University Langone Medical Center and School of Medicine, NY, USA. At present, he is a Full Professor in the Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Medical Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Germany, where he takes lectures on human anatomy and embryology. The field of his research includes the analysis of molecular and cellular mechanisms of development, regeneration, and cell culture technology with a main topic on neuronal and adult stem cell research, including human and mouse reproductive tissues. His research activity resulted in many papers and book chapters in the worldwide scientific literature.
Biography Updated on 13 December 2012