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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:

Böttcher S, Bruno E, Manyakov NV, Epitashvili N, Claes K, Glasstetter M, Thorpe S, Lees S, Dümpelmann M, Van Laerhoven K, Richardson MP, Schulze-Bonhage A; RADAR-CNS Consortium. Detecting Tonic-Clonic Seizures in Multimodal Biosignal Data From Wearables: Methodology Design and Validation. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2021 Nov 19;9(11):e27674.  Abstract

Herweg NA, Sharan AD, Sperling MR, Brandt A, Schulze-Bonhage A, Kahana MJ. Reactivated Spatial Context Guides Episodic Recall. J Neurosci. 2020 Mar 4;40(10):2119-2128.  Abstract

Kern M, Schulze-Bonhage A, Ball T. Blink- and saccade-related suppression effects in early visual areas of the human brain: Intracranial EEG investigations during natural viewing conditions. Neuroimage. 2021 Apr 15;230:117788.  Abstract

Kunz L, Brandt A, Reinacher PC, Staresina BP, Reifenstein ET, Weidemann CT, Herweg NA, Patel A, Tsitsiklis M, Kempter R, Kahana MJ, Schulze-Bonhage A, Jacobs J. A neural code for egocentric spatial maps in the human medial temporal lobe. Neuron. 2021 Sep 1;109(17):2781-2796.e10.  Abstract

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

Lachner-Piza D, Kunz L, Brandt A, Dümpelmann M, Thomschewski A, Schulze-Bonhage A. Effects of Spatial Memory Processing on Hippocampal Ripples. Front Neurol. 2021 Mar 5;12:620670.  Abstract

Manzouri F, Meisel C, Kunz L, Dümpelmann M, Stieglitz T, Schulze-Bonhage A. Low-frequency electrical stimulation reduces cortical excitability in the human brain. Neuroimage Clin. 2021;31:102778.  Abstract

Novitskaya Y, Dümpelmann M, Vlachos A, Reinacher PC, Schulze-Bonhage A. In vivo-assessment of the human temporal network: Evidence for asymmetrical effective connectivity. Neuroimage. 2020 Jul 1;214:116769.  Abstract

SGBM PhD students

SGBM PhD students:


Lukas Kunz (December 2019-May 2022)

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