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Andreas Schulze-Bonhage


Lab: Prof. Dr. Andreas Schulze-Bonhage
Department: Freiburg Epilepsy Center
Department of Neurosurgery
Address: Breisacher Str. 64
79106 Freiburg
Phone: +49 761 270 53660
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PhD positions available: YES
Research Area: Neurosciences
Research Interests: 1. Biomarkers of seizure generation in human epilepsy, including seizure detection and prediction
2. Electophysiological correlates of memory and spatial navigation
3. Electrophysiology and Imaging of the human Connectome


Education & Training: 2004: Habilitation, Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Freiburg, Germany
1988: MD, University of Münster, Germany
1980‐1987: Studies of Human Medicine, University of Münster, Germany
Employment & Experience: 2006: APL Professorship
Since 1998: Head, Epilepsy Center, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
1996‐1998: Resident/Consultant, Clinic of Epileptology, University Hospital Bonn, Germany
1992‐1996: Training as a neurologist, Kassel and Hannover, Germany
1990‐1992: Research Fellow, Institute of Experimental Epilepsy Research, University of Münster, Germany
1988‐1990: Research Fellow, Institute of Anatomy, University of Münster, Germany
Scientific Activities: Since 2017: Member of the European Reference Network EpiCare
2012-2019: Member of the Excellence Cluster "Brainlinks-BrainTools", University Freiburg
2004-2008: Faculty Member, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Freiburg
2004-2006: Faculty Member, South German Imaging Center, Freiburg and Mannheim


Selected Publications:

Kunz L, Wang L, Lachner-Piza D, Zhang H, Brandt A, Dümpelmann M, Reinacher PC, Coenen VA, Chen D, Wang WX, Zhou W, Liang S, Grewe P, Bien CG, Bierbrauer A, Navarro Schröder T, Schulze-Bonhage A, Axmacher N. Hippocampal theta phases organize the reactivation of large-scale electrophysiological representations during goal-directed navigation. Sci Adv. 2019 Jul 3;5(7):eaav8192.  Abstract

Alexander DM, Ball T, Schulze-Bonhage A, van Leeuwen C. Large-scale cortical travelling waves predict localized future cortical signals. PLoS Comput Biol. 2019 Nov 15;15(11):e1007316.  Abstract

Chen D, Kunz L, Wang W, Zhang H, Wang WX, Schulze-Bonhage A, Reinacher PC, Zhou W, Liang S, Axmacher N, Wang L. Hexadirectional Modulation of Theta Power in Human Entorhinal Cortex during Spatial Navigation. Curr Biol. 2018 Oct 22;28(20):3310-3315.e4.  Abstract

Donos C, Maliia MD, Dümpelmann M, Schulze-Bonhage A. Seizure onset predicts its type. Epilepsia. 2018 Mar;59(3):650-660.  Abstract

Epitashvili N, San Antonio-Arce V, Brandt A, Schulze-Bonhage A. Scalp electroencephalographic biomarkers in epilepsy patients with focal cortical dysplasia. Ann Neurol. 2018 Oct;84(4):564-575.  Abstract

Schulze-Bonhage A. Brain stimulation as a neuromodulatory epilepsy therapy. Seizure. 2017 Jan;44:169-175.  Abstract

Donos C, Dümpelmann M, Schulze-Bonhage A. Early Seizure Detection Algorithm Based on Intracranial EEG and Random Forest Classification. Int J Neural Syst. 2015 Aug;25(5):1550023.  Abstract

Dümpelmann M, Jacobs J, Schulze-Bonhage A. Temporal and spatial characteristics of high frequency oscillations as a new biomarker in epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2015 Feb;56(2):197-206.  Abstract

Meisel C, Schulze-Bonhage A, Freestone D, Cook MJ, Achermann P, Plenz D. Intrinsic excitability measures track antiepileptic drug action and uncover increasing/decreasing excitability over the wake/sleep cycle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 24;112(47):14694-9.  Abstract

Miller JF, Neufang M, Solway A, Brandt A, Trippel M, Mader I, Hefft S, Merkow M, Polyn SM, Jacobs J, Kahana MJ, Schulze-Bonhage A. Neural activity in human hippocampal formation reveals the spatial context of retrieved memories. Science. 2013 Nov 29;342(6162):1111-4.  Abstract

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