Dr. Gerd Tinkhauser

Dr. Gerd Tinkhauser

Visiting Clinical Research Fellow

Gerd joined Professor Peter Brown’s Group in January 2016, having been awarded a prestigious European Academy of Neurology Research Training Fellowship to study in the Unit. Gerd is an Italian neurologist who has been working at the Department of Neurology, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland. There, he completed a Movement Disorders Fellowship with Professor Michael Schüpbach and Professor Claudio Pollo. During this time, Gerd developed a particular interest in Deep Brain Stimulation as a therapy for conditions like Parkinson’s disease. Before that, Gerd graduated from the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Gerd’s research in the Unit is focused on improving intra-operative functional localisation of surgical targets and closed-loop Deep Brain Stimulation.

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