Director
Prof. Dr. med. Jörg. B. Schulz

Contact: Administrative Office, Natalie Burdiek-Reinhard
Phone: +49 (0)241 80-89600 / Fax: +49 (0)241 80-82582
nburdiek@ukaachen.de

 

Department of
of Neurology

Medical Services

 

  • Treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system as well as cerebrovascular disorders
  • Stroke
  • Degenerative disorders, e.g. dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and ataxias
  • Epilepsy
  • Tumours
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Treatment of infections and inflammatory diseases
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Disorders of the autonomic nervous system
  • Neurological intensive care (intensive care unit)
  • Deep brain stimulation (brain pacemaker)
  • Neuro-linguistic and neuro-psychological diagnoses

Research Focus

 

  • Treatment and disease mechanisms of neurodegenerative disorders (Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, degenerative ataxias)
  • Treatment and mechanisms of stroke
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Cellular neurobiology
  • Translational Brain Medicine Neurology
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Visual cognition and sensorimotor function
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Aphasia

Prof. Schulz was appointed to the position of Head of the Department of Neurology at the Uniklinik RWTH Aachen in 2009. Prior to this appointment, he served as a Division Chief for the Division of Neurodegeneration and Restorative Research, DFG Research Centre “Molecular Physiology of the Brain” and Centre for Neurological Medicine at the University of Göttingen. He is an expert in the treatment of neurodegenerative and cognitive disorders.

Prof. Schulz is the Speaker of the Clincial Trial Center Aachen, the Center for rare diseases Aachen, and the Interdisciplinary Neurovascular Center Aachen. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the international Journal of Neurochemistry.

The Department of Neurology operates a stroke unit,
a neurointensive care unit, a neuro-psychological therapy ward, a neurological sleep laboratory, two wards for general neurology and an outpatient clinic.