Martin Stangel is a Professor of neurology and the Vice Chairman at the Department of Neurology at the Hannover Medical School, Germany. He is also member of the Center for Systems Neuroscience, Hannover. He graduated from the University of Göttingen and studied also at the University of California at San Diego, USA, the Salk Institute in San Diego, USA, and earned a B.S. degree of medical sciences from the University of Melbourne, Australia. During his training as a neurologist, he concentrated on clinical neuroimmunology and got academic training at the University of Würzburg, the Free University Berlin, and the University of Cambridge, UK. His field of interest is neuroimmunology with a particular interest in the pathophysiology and treatment of multiple sclerosis. He has participated in various clinical trials, is a Member of the Advisory Board of the National MS Society, and is active in both clinical and experimental research. His laboratory work concentrates on regenerative aspects of demyelination in the central nervous system.
Biography Updated on 1 November 2009